ENERGY MANAGEMENT OF HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCES

  • US 20100089909A1
  • Filed: 09/15/2009
  • Published: 04/15/2010
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/15/2008
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A microwave oven comprising:

  • a cooking cavity;

    a RF generation module configured to deliver microwave energy into the cooking cavity; and

    a controller operatively associated with the RF generation module, the controller receiving and processing a signal indicative of current state of an associated energy supplying utility for determining whether to operate the microwave oven in one of a normal operating mode and an energy savings mode, wherein the controller is configured to at least temporarily block the signal when the RF generation module is activated if a frequency of the signal can be at least partially degraded by a frequency of the RF generation module.

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