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System and method for optimal load and source scheduling in context aware homes

United States Patent

January 23, 2018
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A controller for controlling energy consumption in a home includes a constraints engine to define variables for multiple appliances in the home corresponding to various home modes and persona of an occupant of the home. A modeling engine models multiple paths of energy utilization of the multiple appliances to place the home into a desired state from a current context. An optimal scheduler receives the multiple paths of energy utilization and generates a schedule as a function of the multiple paths and a selected persona to place the home in a desired state.
Shetty; Pradeep (Karnataka, IN), Foslien Graber; Wendy (Woodbury, MN), Mangsuli; Purnaprajna R. (Morristown, NJ), Kolavennu; Soumitri N. (Blaine, MN), Curtner; Keith L. (St. Paul, MN)
Honeywell International Inc. (Morris Plains, NJ)
13/ 323,451
December 12, 2011
GOVERNMENT FUNDING This invention was made with Government support under Grant Number DE-EE0003840 awarded by the Department of Energy. The United States Government has certain rights in the invention.