Multi-function home control system with control system hub and remote sensors

  • US 10,907,844 B2
  • Filed: 05/04/2016
  • Issued: 02/02/2021
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/04/2015
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A home control system comprising:

  • a thermostat configured to be installed in a first room of a building and configured to measure environmental conditions in the first room of the building, wherein the thermostat is configured to control heating, ventilation, and air condition (HVAC) equipment within the building, wherein the thermostat comprises;

    an air quality sensor configured to measure a quality of airflow in the first room of the building;

    a multi-function display;

    a processing circuit configured to;

    generate air quality metrics based on the quality of airflow measured by the air quality sensor and display the air quality metrics on the display;

    analyze the air quality metrics;

    assign one or more scores to the air quality metrics based on air quality standard references;

    determine a composite air quality score based on one or more individual air quality scores;

    generate display data of the one or more individual air quality scores in numeric and graphical formats;

    generate display data of the composite air quality score in numeric and graphical formats;

    generate display data of a combined presentation of one or more individual air quality scores and the composite air quality score in numeric and graphical formats using the multi-function display;

    generate a control signal to the HVAC equipment in response to the air quality metrics; and

    wherein the thermostat controls the HVAC equipment within the building to control environmental conditions.

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