Patents by Inventor Elliot G. Jacoby

Elliot G. Jacoby has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 8901769
    Abstract: A load control system for a building having a lighting load, a window, and a heating and cooling system comprises a lighting control device for controlling the amount of power delivered to the lighting load, a daylight control device, such as a motorized window treatment, for adjusting the amount of natural light to be admitted through a window, and a temperature control device for controlling a setpoint temperature of the heating and cooling system to thus control a present temperature in the building. The load control system may also comprise a controllable electrical receptacle for turning on and off a plug-in electrical load connected thereto. The lighting control device, the daylight control device, the temperature control device, and the controllable receptacle are controlled so as to decrease a total power consumption of the load control system in response to a received demand response command.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2010
    Date of Patent: December 2, 2014
    Assignee: Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.
    Inventors: Gregory Altonen, William Bryce Fricke, Elliot G. Jacoby, Michael W. Pessina, Walter S. Zaharchuk, Joel S. Spira
  • Patent number: 8866343
    Abstract: A load control system for a building having a lighting load, a window, and a heating and cooling system comprises a lighting control device for controlling the amount of power delivered to the lighting load, a motorized window treatment comprising a window treatment fabric for covering the window, a temperature control device for controlling a setpoint temperature of the heating and cooling system to thus control a present temperature in the building, and a dynamic keypad comprising a visual display and operable to receive a user input. The dynamic keypad allows a user to select, adjust, and monitor a plurality of energy-savings modes of the load control system. For example, the dynamic keypad allows the user to enable and adjust a setback temperature of the temperature control device on-the-fly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 21, 2014
    Assignee: Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.
    Inventors: Arya Abraham, Gregory Altonen, Nikhil Vithal Bhate, Erica L. Clymer, William Bryce Fricke, Elliot G. Jacoby, Jason C. Killo, Stephen M. Ludwig, Jr., Lauren B. Margolin, Michael W. Pessina, Walter S. Zaharchuk, Joel S. Spira
  • Publication number: 20140300275
    Abstract: A dimmer switch for controlling the amount of power delivered to and thus the intensity of a lighting load comprises a visual display operable to provide a visual indication representative of energy savings and usage information. The dimmer switch comprises an intensity adjustment actuator, such as a slider knob or a rotary knob, which may be coupled to a potentiometer for adjusting the amount of power delivered to the lighting load. The potentiometer may comprise a dual potentiometer including a resistive element and a conductive element having a cut. The visual display may comprise a single visual indicator, which may be illuminated a first color, such as green, when the intensity of the lighting load is less than or equal to the eco-level intensity, and illuminated a second different color, such as red, when the intensity of the lighting load is greater than the eco-level intensity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 20, 2014
    Publication date: October 9, 2014
    Inventors: Gregory Altonen, Elliot G. Jacoby, Joel S. Spira
  • Patent number: 8796940
    Abstract: A dimmer switch for controlling the amount of power delivered to and thus the intensity of a lighting load comprises a visual display operable to provide a visual indication representative of energy savings and usage information. The dimmer switch comprises an intensity adjustment actuator, such as a slider knob or a rotary knob, which may be coupled to a potentiometer for adjusting the amount of power delivered to the lighting load. The potentiometer may comprise a dual potentiometer including a resistive element and a conductive element having a cut. The visual display may comprise a single visual indicator, which may be illuminated a first color, such as green, when the intensity of the lighting load is less than or equal to the eco-level intensity, and illuminated a second different color, such as red, when the intensity of the lighting load is greater than the eco-level intensity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 5, 2014
    Assignee: Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.
    Inventors: Gregory Altonen, Elliot G. Jacoby, Joel S. Spira
  • Patent number: D704153
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 5, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 6, 2014
    Assignee: Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.
    Inventors: Gregory S. Altonen, Erica L. Clymer, Elliot G. Jacoby, Noel Mayo, Joel S. Spira
  • Patent number: D706731
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 10, 2014
    Assignee: Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.
    Inventors: Gregory Altonen, Elliot G. Jacoby, William Taylor Shivell
  • Patent number: D706732
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 10, 2014
    Assignee: Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.
    Inventors: Gregory Altonen, Elliot G. Jacoby, William Taylor Shivell
  • Patent number: D707191
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 17, 2014
    Assignee: Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.
    Inventors: Gregory Altonen, Elliot G. Jacoby, William Taylor Shivell
  • Patent number: D711837
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 26, 2014
    Assignee: Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.
    Inventors: Erica L. Clymer, Brad Michael Kreschollek, Matthew Philip McDonald, Elliot G. Jacoby, Joel S. Spira
  • Patent number: D712363
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 2, 2014
    Assignee: Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.
    Inventors: Erica L. Clymer, Brad Michael Kreschollek, Matthew Philip McDonald, Elliot G. Jacoby, Joel S. Spira
  • Patent number: D714232
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 30, 2014
    Assignee: Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.
    Inventors: Samuel F. Chambers, Elliot G. Jacoby, Jason C. Killo, Brad Michael Kreschollek, Stephen Lundy, John A. Mensinger
  • Patent number: D714234
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 30, 2014
    Assignee: Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.
    Inventors: Gregory Altonen, Elliot G. Jacoby, William Taylor Shivell
  • Patent number: D714742
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 7, 2014
    Assignee: Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.
    Inventors: Samuel F. Chambers, Elliot G. Jacoby, Jason C. Killo, Brad Michael Kreschollek, Stephen Lundy, John A. Mensinger
  • Patent number: D714743
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 7, 2014
    Assignee: Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.
    Inventors: Samuel F. Chambers, Elliot G. Jacoby, Jason C. Killo, Brad Michael Kreschollek, Stephen Lundy, John A. Mensinger
  • Patent number: D715232
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 14, 2014
    Assignee: Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.
    Inventors: Samuel F. Chambers, Elliot G. Jacoby, Jason C. Killo, Brad Michael Kreschollek, Stephen Lundy, John A. Mensinger
  • Patent number: D717250
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 11, 2014
    Assignee: Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.
    Inventors: Samuel F. Chambers, Elliot G. Jacoby, Jason C. Killo, Brad Michael Kreschollek, Stephen Lundy, John A. Mensinger
  • Patent number: D718723
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 2, 2014
    Assignee: Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.
    Inventors: Erica L. Clymer, Brad Michael Kreschollek, Matthew Philip McDonald, Elliot G. Jacoby, Joel S. Spira
  • Patent number: D718724
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 2, 2014
    Assignee: Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.
    Inventors: Erica L. Clymer, Brad Michael Kreschollek, Matthew Philip McDonald, Elliot G. Jacoby, Joel S. Spira
  • Patent number: D719107
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 9, 2014
    Assignee: Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.
    Inventors: Erica L. Clymer, Brad Michael Kreschollek, Matthew Philip McDonald, Elliot G. Jacoby, Joel S. Spira
  • Patent number: D719108
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 9, 2014
    Assignee: Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.
    Inventors: Erica L. Clymer, Brad Michael Kreschollek, Matthew Philip McDonald, Elliot G. Jacoby, Joel S. Spira