|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|국제특허분류(IPC7판)||G04F-010/00 B67D-001/08 B67D-001/12 B67D-001/00 G06F-011/34|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 1 인용 특허 : 21|
A method and system that detects if a carbonator has cycled in a beverage system and deactivates a circulator pump that circulates carbonated water in the beverage system based on if the carbonator has cycled.
1. An energy saving method for use in a beverage system, said method comprising: detecting if a carbonator cycle has occurred in said beverage system by a controller, wherein during said carbonator cycle, a motor of a carbonator pump and a carbon dioxide valve is energized and then said motor of said carbonator pump and said carbon dioxide valve is de-energized to end said carbonator cycle;if said carbonator cycle has not occurred, deactivating a circulator pump by said controller, said circulator pump generating a flow of said carbonated water from said...