Patents by Inventor Jerome D. Hurner

Jerome D. Hurner 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: 5454510
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for controlling operation of a delayed operation cycle of a room air conditioner. A program set key is selected and activated to allow a user to input the delayed operation modes to the air conditioner. The user then enters the activation time of the delayed operation mode along with possible other operation parameters. The program set key is then again activated to complete the delayed operation program. A start key and program stop key respectively enable or disable the previously entered delayed operation parameters. A remote control including a microprocessor is utilized to process the entered delayed operation cycle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 1, 1994
    Date of Patent: October 3, 1995
    Assignee: Whirlpool Corporation
    Inventors: Larry J. Manson, Jerome D. Hurner, John K. Paustian