US Patent No. 10,973,107


Patent No. 10,973,107
Issue Date April 06, 2021
Title Intelligent Lighting Control System Automated Adjustment Apparatuses, Systems, And Methods
Inventorship Erik Allen Charlton, Atherton, CA (US)
William Lark, Jr., Glendale, CA (US)
Ann Claire Lim Chi Cheung, San Francisco, CA (US)
Assignee Racepoint Energy, LLC, Osterville, MA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,973,107

1. A method of controlling a plurality of light control modules comprising:transmitting a command from a first light control module to a second light control module, each light control module configured to control a flow of electricity to a lighting circuit having a corresponding light fixture electrically connected to the light control module;
determining a time of day;
detecting occupancy at the first light control module;
in response to receiving the command, using a sensor and checking for a registered mobile device to detect room occupancy at the second light control module; and
after a specified time of day and in response to sensing no activity by the sensor and failing to detect presence of a registered mobile device at each light control module,
changing the flow of electricity to the lighting circuit to turn off the corresponding light fixture, and
causing, at the first light control module, one of leaving on and turning on at least one corresponding light fixture connected to at least one of the light control modules.