US 10,890,347 B2
Method and device for controlling air conditioner
Shifang Song, Shandong (CN); Li Guo, Shandong (CN); and Yongfu Cheng, Shandong (CN)
Assigned to Qingdao Haier Air Conditioner General Corp., Ltd., Shandong (CN)
Appl. No. 16/461,704
Filed by Qingdao Haier Air Conditioner General Corp., Ltd., Shandong (CN)
PCT Filed Mar. 2, 2018, PCT No. PCT/CN2018/077924
§ 371(c)(1), (2) Date May 16, 2019,
PCT Pub. No. WO2018/177076, PCT Pub. Date Oct. 4, 2018.
Claims priority of application No. 2017 1 0213740 (CN), filed on Apr. 1, 2017.
Prior Publication US 2019/0360710 A1, Nov. 28, 2019
Int. Cl. F24F 11/46 (2018.01); F24F 11/61 (2018.01); F24F 11/64 (2018.01); F24F 11/65 (2018.01); G05B 19/042 (2006.01); F24F 110/10 (2018.01)
CPC F24F 11/46 (2018.01) [F24F 11/61 (2018.01); F24F 11/64 (2018.01); F24F 11/65 (2018.01); G05B 19/042 (2013.01); F24F 2110/10 (2018.01); G05B 2219/2614 (2013.01)] 8 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A method for controlling an air conditioner, the method comprising:
acquiring an indoor temperature in an air conditioner control region and an initial user-set temperature of the air conditioner; and
adjusting the initial user-set temperature when the indoor temperature meets a preset condition, wherein energy consumption corresponding to the adjusted set temperature being lower than energy consumption corresponding to the initial user-set temperature,
wherein when the air conditioner is operated in a heating mode, the preset condition comprises the indoor temperature is greater than or equal to a first temperature value and the adjusted set temperature is lower than the initial user-set temperature, and
wherein the adjusting the initial user-set temperature comprises,
adjusting, when the initial user-set temperature is greater than a second temperature value, the initial user-set temperature to the second temperature value, and
reducing the initial user-set temperature when the initial user-set temperature is less than or equal to the second temperature value, wherein the adjusted set temperature is greater than or equal to the first temperature value.