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1 CA2723097C
ENERGY MANAGEMENT OF CLOTHES WASHER APPLIANCE
Publication/Patent Number: CA2723097C Publication Date: 2017-10-10 Application Number: 2723097 Filing Date: 2009-09-15 Inventor: Besore, John K   Kappler, Jerrod Aaron   Venkatakrishnan, Natarajan   Watson, Eric K   Finch, Michael F   Franks, Darin   Drake, Jeff Donald   Root, Steven Keith   Helms, Chad Michael   Wiseman, Joshua S   Assignee: General Electric Company   IPC: A47L15/46 Abstract: A clothes washer is provided comprising one or more power consuming functions and a controller in signal communication with an associated utility. The controller can receive and process a signal from the associated utility indicative of current state of an associat-ed utility. The controller operates the clothes washer in one of a plurality of operating modes A clothes washer is provided comprising one or more power consuming functions and a controller in signal communication with an associated utility. The controller can receive and process a signal from the associated utility indicative of current state of an associat-ed utility ...More ...Less
2 AU2009291570B2
Energy management of household appliances
Publication/Patent Number: AU2009291570B2 Publication Date: 2016-07-28 Application Number: 2009291570 Filing Date: 2009-09-15 Inventor: Watson, Eric K   Besore, John K   Venkatakrishnan, Natarajan   Root, Steven Keith   Finch, Michael F   Roetker, John Joseph   Drake, Jeff Donald   Bowley, Brice Alan   Thomas, Gregory M   Assignee: Haier US Appliance Solutions, Inc.   IPC: F24F11/00 Abstract: An appliance for conditioning air of a room comprises one or more power consuming features/functions including a temperature controlling element for one of heating and cooling air. A controller is operatively connected to the one or more power consuming features/functions. The controller is configured to receive and process a signal indicative of a utility state. The controller operates the appliance in one of a plurality of operating modes An appliance for conditioning air of a room comprises one or more power consuming features/functions including a temperature controlling element for one of heating and cooling air. A controller is operatively connected to the one or more power consuming features/functions. The ...More ...Less
3 CA2723051C
ENERGY MANAGEMENT OF DISHWASHER APPLIANCE
Publication/Patent Number: CA2723051C Publication Date: 2016-12-06 Application Number: 2723051 Filing Date: 2009-09-15 Inventor: Besore, John K   Graven, Erick Paul   Wetzel, Timothy Martin   Venkatakrishnan, Natarajan   Watson, Eric K   Finch, Michael F   Franks, Darin   Hari, Om   Valluri, Nagaraju   Drake, Jeff Donald   Root, Steven Keith   Assignee: General Electric Company   IPC: A47L15/42 Abstract: A dishwasher is provided comprising one or more power consuming functions and a controller in signal communication with an associated utility. The controller can receive and process a signal from the associated utility indicative of current cost of supplied energy. The controller operates the dishwasher in one of a normal operating mode and an energy savings mode based on the received signal. The controller is configured to change the power consuming functions by adjusting one or more of an operation schedule A dishwasher is provided comprising one or more power consuming functions and a controller in signal communication with an associated utility. The controller can receive and process a signal from the associated utility indicative of current cost of supplied energy. The ...More ...Less
4 CA2723154C
ENERGY MANAGEMENT OF HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCES
Publication/Patent Number: CA2723154C Publication Date: 2016-09-13 Application Number: 2723154 Filing Date: 2009-09-15 Inventor: Newton, William   Besore, John K   Devos, Richard   Worthington, Timothy Dale   Venkatakrishnan, Natarajan   Watson, Eric K   Finch, Michael F   Franks, Darin   Drake, Jeff Donald   Root, Steven Keith   Foster, Ronald Gary   Assignee: General Electric Company   IPC: F25D29/00 Abstract: A refrigerator comprises a fresh food compartment and a freezer compartment and one or more power consuming features/functions including a refrigeration system for cooling the fresh food compartment and the freezer compartment. A controller is operatively connected to the one or more power consuming features/functions. The controller is configured to receive and process a signal indicative of current state of an associated energy supplying utility. The controller operates the refrigerator in one of plurality of operating modes A refrigerator comprises a fresh food compartment and a freezer compartment and one or more power consuming features/functions including a refrigeration system for cooling the fresh food compartment and the freezer compartment. A controller is operatively connected to the one or ...More ...Less
5 US2015107908A1
HARD COMPOSITE WITH DEFORMABLE CONSTITUENT AND METHOD OF APPLYING TO EARTH-ENGAGING TOOL
Publication/Patent Number: US2015107908A1 Publication Date: 2015-04-23 Application Number: 14/585,149 Filing Date: 2014-12-29 Inventor: Sreshta, Harold   Drake, Eric F.   Caraway, Douglas B.   Assignee: National Oilwell Varco, L.P.   IPC: E21B10/46 Abstract: A hardmetal composite used as wear-resistant surfaces and inlays in earth-engaging equipment includes more than one hardphase. At least one hardphase has a high average particle size, for example, from 100 μm to 2000 μm. The hardphases vary in terms of particle size, hardness, and binder content, and at least one hardphase includes a particulate constituent capable of plastic deformation that comprises at least 1% residual porosity. A hardmetal composite used as wear-resistant surfaces and inlays in earth-engaging equipment includes more than one hardphase. At least one hardphase has a high average particle size, for example, from 100 μm to 2000 μm. The hardphases vary in terms of particle size ...More ...Less
6 US8945720B2
Hard composite with deformable constituent and method of applying to earth-engaging tool
Publication/Patent Number: US8945720B2 Publication Date: 2015-02-03 Application Number: 12/536,624 Filing Date: 2009-08-06 Inventor: Sreshta, Harold   Drake, Eric F   Caraway, Douglas B   Assignee: National Oilwell Varco, L.P.   IPC: B22F7/00 Abstract: A hardmetal composite used as wear-resistant surfaces and inlays in earth-engaging equipment includes more than one hardphase. At least one hardphase has a high average particle size, for example, from 100 μm to 2000 μm. The hardphases vary in terms of particle size, hardness, and binder content, and at least one hardphase includes a particulate constituent capable of plastic deformation that comprises at least 1% residual porosity. A hardmetal composite used as wear-resistant surfaces and inlays in earth-engaging equipment includes more than one hardphase. At least one hardphase has a high average particle size, for example, from 100 μm to 2000 μm. The hardphases vary in terms of particle size ...More ...Less
7 AU2009290591B2
Energy management of clothes washer appliance
Publication/Patent Number: AU2009290591B2 Publication Date: 2015-10-01 Application Number: 2009290591 Filing Date: 2009-09-15 Inventor: Watson, Eric K   Besore, John K   Venkatakrishnan, Natarajan   Root, Steven Keith   Finch, Michael F   Drake, Jeff Donald   Franks, Darin   Helms, Chad Michael   Kappler, Jerrod Aaron   Wiseman, Joshua S   Assignee: General Electric Company   IPC: D06F39/00 Abstract: [0066] A clothes washer is provided comprising one or more power consuming functions and a controller in signal communication with an associated utility. The controller can receive and process a signal from the associated utility indicative of current state of an associated utility. The controller operates the clothes washer in one of a plurality of operating modes [0066] A clothes washer is provided comprising one or more power consuming functions and a controller in signal communication with an associated utility. The controller can receive and process a signal from the associated utility indicative of current state of an associated ...More ...Less
8 AU2009291572B2
Energy management of household appliances
Publication/Patent Number: AU2009291572B2 Publication Date: 2015-09-24 Application Number: 2009291572 Filing Date: 2009-09-15 Inventor: Newton, William   Devos, Richard   Watson, Eric K   Besore, John K   Venkatakrishnan, Natarajan   Root, Steven Keith   Worthington, Timothy Dale   Finch, Michael F   Drake, Jeff Donald   Franks, Darin   Foster, Ronald Gary   Assignee: General Electric Company   IPC: G05D3/12 Abstract: A refrigerator comprises a fresh food compartment and a freezer compartment and one or more power consuming features/functions including a refrigeration system for cooling the fresh food compartment and the freezer compartment. A controller is operatively connected to the one or more power consuming features/functions. The controller is configured to receive and process a signal indicative of current state of an associated energy supplying utility. The controller operates the refrigerator in one of plurality of operating modes A refrigerator comprises a fresh food compartment and a freezer compartment and one or more power consuming features/functions including a refrigeration system for cooling the fresh food compartment and the freezer compartment. A controller is operatively connected to the one or ...More ...Less
9 CA2723067C
ENERGY MANAGEMENT OF HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCES
Publication/Patent Number: CA2723067C Publication Date: 2015-02-10 Application Number: 2723067 Filing Date: 2009-09-15 Inventor: Besore, John K   Roetker, John Joseph   Venkatakrishnan, Natarajan   Watson, Eric K   Finch, Michael F   Franks, Darin   Drake, Jeff Donald   Root, Steven Keith   Assignee: General Electric Company   IPC: F24H1/20 Abstract: A water heater comprises a body defining a chamber for holding water to be heated
10 CA2723150C
ENERGY MANAGEMENT OF HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCES
Publication/Patent Number: CA2723150C Publication Date: 2015-11-17 Application Number: 2723150 Filing Date: 2009-09-15 Inventor: Besore, John K   Roetker, John Joseph   Venkatakrishnan, Natarajan   Watson, Eric K   Finch, Michael F   Drake, Jeff Donald   Root, Steven Keith   Bowley, Brice Alan   Thomas, Gregory M   Assignee: General Electric Company   IPC: F24F11/00 Abstract: An appliance for conditioning air of a room comprises one or more power consuming features/functions including a temperature controlling element for one of heating and cooling air. A controller is operatively connected to the one or more power consuming features/functions. The controller is configured to receive and process a signal indicative of a utility state. The controller operates the appliance in one of a plurality of operating modes An appliance for conditioning air of a room comprises one or more power consuming features/functions including a temperature controlling element for one of heating and cooling air. A controller is operatively connected to the one or more power consuming features/functions. The ...More ...Less
11 AU2009290578B2
Energy management of dishwasher appliance
Publication/Patent Number: AU2009290578B2 Publication Date: 2015-11-12 Application Number: 2009290578 Filing Date: 2009-09-15 Inventor: Watson, Eric K   Besore, John K   Venkatakrishnan, Natarajan   Root, Steven Keith   Finch, Michael F   Graven, Erick Paul   Drake, Jeff Donald   Franks, Darin   Hari, Om   Valluri, Nagaraju   Wetzel, Timothy Martin   Assignee: General Electric Company   IPC: A47L15/42 Abstract: A dishwasher is provided comprising one or more power consuming functions and a controller in signal communication with an associated utility. The controller can receive and process a signal from the associated utility indicative of current cost of supplied energy. The controller operates the dishwasher in one of a normal operating mode and an energy savings mode based on the received signal. The controller is configured to change the power consuming functions by adjusting one or more of an operation schedule A dishwasher is provided comprising one or more power consuming functions and a controller in signal communication with an associated utility. The controller can receive and process a signal from the associated utility indicative of current cost of supplied energy. The ...More ...Less
12 US8793021B2
Energy management of household appliances
Publication/Patent Number: US8793021B2 Publication Date: 2014-07-29 Application Number: 12/559,539 Filing Date: 2009-09-15 Inventor: Watson, Eric K.   Besore, John K.   Bowley, Brice Alan   Drake, Jeff Donald   Finch, Michael F.   Roetker, John Joseph   Root, Steven Keith   Thomas, Gregory M.   Venkatakrishnan, Natarajan   Assignee: General Electric Company   IPC: G01M1/38 Abstract: An appliance for conditioning air of a room comprises one or more power consuming features/functions including a temperature controlling element for one of heating and cooling air. A controller is operatively connected to the one or more power consuming features/functions. The controller is configured to receive and process a signal indicative of a utility state. The controller operates the appliance in one of a plurality of operating modes, including at least a normal operating mode and an energy savings mode in response to the received signal. The controller is configured to at least one of selectively adjust and deactivate at least one of the one or more power consuming features/functions to reduce power consumption of the appliance in the energy savings mode. An appliance for conditioning air of a room comprises one or more power consuming features/functions including a temperature controlling element for one of heating and cooling air. A controller is operatively connected to the one or more power consuming features/functions. The ...More ...Less
13 US8627689B2
Energy management of clothes washer appliance
Publication/Patent Number: US8627689B2 Publication Date: 2014-01-14 Application Number: 12/559,751 Filing Date: 2009-09-15 Inventor: Finch, Michael F.   Besore, John   Drake, Jeff Donald   Franks, Darin   Helms, Chad Michael   Kappler, Jerrod Aaron   Root, Steven Keith   Venkatakrishnan, Natarajan   Watson, Eric K.   Wiseman, Joshua S.   Assignee: General Electric Company   IPC: D06F33/00 Abstract: A clothes washer is provided comprising one or more power consuming functions and a controller in signal communication with an associated utility. The controller can receive and process a signal from the associated utility indicative of current state of an associated utility. The controller operates the clothes washer in one of a plurality of operating modes, including at least a normal operating mode and an energy savings mode in response to the received signal. The controller is configured to change the power consuming functions by adjusting one or more of an operation schedule, an operation delay, an operation adjustment, and a selective deactivation of at least one of the one or more power consuming functions to reduce power consumption of the clothes washer in the energy savings mode. A clothes washer is provided comprising one or more power consuming functions and a controller in signal communication with an associated utility. The controller can receive and process a signal from the associated utility indicative of current state of an associated utility ...More ...Less
14 AU2009290586B2
Energy management of household appliances
Publication/Patent Number: AU2009290586B2 Publication Date: 2014-04-03 Application Number: 2009290586 Filing Date: 2009-09-15 Inventor: Watson, Eric K   Besore, John K   Venkatakrishnan, Natarajan   Root, Steven Keith   Finch, Michael F   Roetker, John Joseph   Drake, Jeff Donald   Franks, Darin   Assignee: General Electric Company   IPC: H02J3/14 Abstract: A water heater comprises a body defining a chamber for holding water to be heated
15 US8367984B2
Energy management of household appliances
Publication/Patent Number: US8367984B2 Publication Date: 2013-02-05 Application Number: 12/559,654 Filing Date: 2009-09-15 Inventor: Besore, John K.   Drake, Jeff Donald   Finch, Michael F.   Franks, Darin   Roetker, John Joseph   Root, Steven Keith   Venkatakrishnan, Natarajan   Watson, Eric K.   Assignee: General Electric Company   IPC: H05B1/02 Abstract: A water heater comprises a body defining a chamber for holding water to be heated, an inlet opening and an outlet opening in communication with the chamber for flowing water therethrough and one or more power consuming features/functions including a heater for heating the water within the chamber. A controller is operatively connected to the one or more power consuming features/functions. The controller is configured to receive and process a signal indicative of a utility state. The controller operates the water heater in one of a plurality of operating modes, including at least a normal operating mode and an energy savings mode, in response to the received signal. The controller is configured to at least one of selectively adjust and deactivate at least one of the one or more power consuming features/functions to reduce power consumption of the water heater in the energy savings mode. A water heater comprises a body defining a chamber for holding water to be heated, an inlet opening and an outlet opening in communication with the chamber for flowing water therethrough and one or more power consuming features/functions including a heater for heating the water ...More ...Less
16 US8474279B2
Energy management of household appliances
Publication/Patent Number: US8474279B2 Publication Date: 2013-07-02 Application Number: 12/559,561 Filing Date: 2009-09-15 Inventor: Besore, John K.   Devos, Richard   Drake, Jeff Donald   Finch, Michael F.   Foster, Ronald Gary   Franks, Darin   Newton, William   Root, Steven Keith   Venkatakrishnan, Natarajan   Watson, Eric K.   Worthington, Timothy Dale   Assignee: General Electric Company   IPC: G05D23/19 Abstract: A refrigerator comprises a fresh food compartment and a freezer compartment and one or more power consuming features/functions including a refrigeration system for cooling the fresh food compartment and the freezer compartment. A controller is operatively connected to the one or more power consuming features/functions. The controller is configured to receive and process a signal indicative of current state of an associated energy supplying utility. The controller operates the refrigerator in one of plurality of operating modes, including at least a normal operating mode and an energy savings mode, in response to the received signal. The controller is configured to at least one of selectively schedule, delay, adjust and deactivate at least one of the one or more power consuming features/functions to reduce power consumption of the refrigerator in the energy savings mode. A refrigerator comprises a fresh food compartment and a freezer compartment and one or more power consuming features/functions including a refrigeration system for cooling the fresh food compartment and the freezer compartment. A controller is operatively connected to the one or ...More ...Less
17 US8617316B2
Energy management of dishwasher appliance
Publication/Patent Number: US8617316B2 Publication Date: 2013-12-31 Application Number: 12/559,577 Filing Date: 2009-09-15 Inventor: Finch, Michael F.   Besore, John K.   Drake, Jeff Donald   Franks, Darin   Graven, Erick Paul   Hari, Om   Root, Steven Keith   Valluri, Nagaraju   Venkatakrishnan, Natarajan   Watson, Eric K.   Wetzel, Timothy Martin   Assignee: General Electric Company   IPC: B08B7/04 Abstract: A dishwasher is provided comprising one or more power consuming functions and a controller in signal communication with an associated utility. The controller can receive and process a signal from the associated utility indicative of current cost of supplied energy. The controller operates the dishwasher in one of a normal operating mode and an energy savings mode based on the received signal. The controller is configured to change the power consuming functions by adjusting one or more of an operation schedule, an operation delay, an operation adjustment, and a selective deactivation of at least one of the one or more power consuming functions to reduce power consumption of the dishwasher in the energy savings mode. A dishwasher is provided comprising one or more power consuming functions and a controller in signal communication with an associated utility. The controller can receive and process a signal from the associated utility indicative of current cost of supplied energy. The ...More ...Less