Tag: Honeywell


Several new green patent lawsuits were filed in the last couple of months in the areas of LEDs, smart grid technologies, concentrated solar power, solar inverters, green dry cleaning solvents, and water treatment. LEDs Cree, Inc. v. Harvatek Corporation et Read more…


You may have heard the big news recently about Google acquiring smart thermostat manufacturer, Nest Labs, for $3.2 billion. But why would tech giant Google be willing to pay so much money for thermostats? First off, if you’re unfamiliar with Read more…


A previous post discussed Honeywell’s patent infringement suit against Nest Labs (Nest) asserting seven thermostat control patents. Since then Nest has requested that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) reexamine all seven of the patents-in-suit. A reexamination proceeding allows Read more…


There have been a few green patent complaints filed in the last few weeks in the fields of HVAC systems, thermostats and temperature control systems, and tankless water heaters. HVACs, Thermostats, and Temperature Control Nidec Motor Corporation v. SNTech, Inc.


The building equipment and services industries have always been highly fragmented. While leaders such as Honeywell and Johnson Controls have large, multinational presences, most of the market is divvied up among thousands of smaller companies with a relatively narrow regional Read more…


Honeywell is a Fortune 100 company known for inventing and manufacturing a number of technologies addressing various challenges seen in today’s world, including security, safety and energy. On the website, it says that Honeywell is aimed at, “Making our world Read more…


Most people think of massive wind farms when they think of wind power. But there’s a small revolution going on, and one that some people are, quite literally, screaming from the rooftops about. One small wind technology recently appeared in Read more…


The aviation industry has a significant impact (2%) on the global carbon footprint and it’s looking for ways to mitigate it with alternative fuels. One of the latest news from this industry is that Honeywell successfully powered an Interjet Airbus Read more…


For a long time the energy efficiency industry operated largely under the two-guys-and-a-truck-model: local businesses made up of small contractors. Then the ‘super’ energy efficiency service companies (ESCOs) emerged, big operations taking on big contracts often for government, schools or Read more…

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