US 11,654,748 B2
Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning indicator for temperature and fan adjustments and methods thereof
Stuart M. Yamamoto, La Mirada, CA (US); and Alen Khoduzadeh, Winnetka, CA (US)
Assigned to Honda Motor Co., Ltd., Tokyo (JP)
Filed by Honda Motor Co., Ltd., Tokyo (JP)
Filed on May 5, 2021, as Appl. No. 17/308,219.
Prior Publication US 2022/0355646 A1, Nov. 10, 2022
Int. Cl. B60H 1/00 (2006.01)
CPC B60H 1/00985 (2013.01) [B60H 1/0073 (2019.05); B60H 1/00807 (2013.01); B60H 1/00828 (2013.01)] 19 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A vehicle comprising:
a heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system; a display within the vehicle;
at least one processor; and
a memory operatively coupled to the processor, the memory storing program instructions that when executed by the processor, causes the processor to:
receive a desired in-vehicle temperature;
calculate a difference between a temperature of air brought into the vehicle by the HVAC system and the desired in-vehicle temperature;
provide an indicator on the display within the vehicle when the difference between the temperature of the air brought into the vehicle by the HVAC system and the desired in-vehicle temperature is above a threshold comfort level, wherein the indicator is a notification that the air brought into the vehicle is above the threshold comfort level, and wherein the indicator is removed from the display when the temperature difference is below the threshold comfort level.