US 11,655,669 B2
Lighted door jamb for an access door
Robert Hutton, Providence, RI (US); Ayako Takase, Cranston, RI (US); Scott Michael Brandonisio, Holland, MI (US); Daniel George Parker, Grand Rapids, MI (US); Brian Murray Sommer, Wyoming, MI (US); Richard Anthony Campbell, Holland, MI (US); Joseph Thomas Brophy, Rockford, MI (US); Casey Scott McKellar, Grand Rapids, MI (US); and Benjamin Patrick Hummel, Rockford, MI (US)
Assigned to ODL, Incorporated, Zeeland, MI (US)
Filed by ODL, Incorporated, Zeeland, MI (US)
Filed on Dec. 1, 2021, as Appl. No. 17/539,684.
Claims priority of provisional application 63/270,692, filed on Oct. 22, 2021.
Claims priority of provisional application 63/209,080, filed on Jun. 10, 2021.
Claims priority of provisional application 63/120,453, filed on Dec. 2, 2020.
Prior Publication US 2022/0170623 A1, Jun. 2, 2022
Int. Cl. E06B 3/70 (2006.01); E06B 1/52 (2006.01); F21V 23/04 (2006.01); F21V 33/00 (2006.01); F21V 29/70 (2015.01); F21V 8/00 (2006.01); E05F 15/77 (2015.01); E05B 47/00 (2006.01); G07C 9/00 (2020.01); E06B 5/16 (2006.01); F21S 4/28 (2016.01); E05F 1/10 (2006.01); E05F 1/00 (2006.01); E06B 7/28 (2006.01); E05F 15/73 (2015.01); E06B 3/72 (2006.01); F21Y 115/10 (2016.01)
CPC E06B 3/7015 (2013.01) [E05B 47/0001 (2013.01); E05F 15/77 (2015.01); E06B 1/52 (2013.01); E06B 3/7001 (2013.01); F21V 23/0464 (2013.01); F21V 23/0471 (2013.01); F21V 29/70 (2015.01); F21V 33/006 (2013.01); G02B 6/001 (2013.01); G07C 9/00563 (2013.01); E05B 47/0046 (2013.01); E05B 47/0047 (2013.01); E05B 2047/0016 (2013.01); E05B 2047/0036 (2013.01); E05F 1/002 (2013.01); E05F 1/1083 (2013.01); E05F 15/73 (2015.01); E05Y 2201/46 (2013.01); E05Y 2201/462 (2013.01); E05Y 2400/44 (2013.01); E05Y 2400/45 (2013.01); E05Y 2800/106 (2013.01); E05Y 2900/132 (2013.01); E06B 3/728 (2013.01); E06B 5/16 (2013.01); E06B 7/28 (2013.01); E06B 2003/7013 (2013.01); E06B 2003/7051 (2013.01); F21S 4/28 (2016.01); F21Y 2115/10 (2016.08)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. An illumination system for an access door operatively coupled to a jamb assembly including spaced apart, upstanding jambs coupled along top ends thereof to a header with a jamb casing coupled to each of the jambs and a header casing coupled to the header, the illumination system comprising:
an elongated illumination housing configured to extend at last partially along one side of the access door, the elongated illumination housing configured to be coupled to at least one of the upstanding jamb and the corresponding jamb casing extending along the one side of the access door,
an elongated light transmissive cover coupled to the elongated illumination housing,
an elongated light pipe received within the elongated illumination housing,
an illumination source housing configured to be operatively coupled to one end of the elongated light pipe,
an illumination source disposed within the illumination source housing and configured to produce and transmit visible light into the elongated light pipe so as to be visible through the elongated light transmissive cover,
a source of electrical power, and
a control unit electrically coupled to the source of electrical power and to the illumination source, the control unit configured to selectively apply electrical power from the source of electrical power to the illumination source to produce the visible light.