Remote HVAC control with building floor plan tool

  • US 7,702,421 B2
  • Filed: 08/27/2007
  • Issued: 04/20/2010
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/27/2007
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A web enabled building control appliance for a building having one or more building control devices, the web enabled building control appliance comprising:

  • a controller;

    a first port coupled to the controller, the first port configured to communicate over a first network;

    a web server implemented by the controller and coupled to the first port for serving up one or more web-pages on the first network via the first port;

    a second port coupled to the controller, the second port configured to be coupled to one or more thermostats via a second network, wherein each of the one or more thermostats are configured to communicate with the controller over the second network; and

    the web server configured to provide one or more web-pages via the first port that display a graphical floor plan of the building, and permit a user to drag and drop individual images of building control devices that correspond to the one or more building control devices onto the floor plan.

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