The Frigidaire Window-Mounted Room Air Conditioner is a room air conditioner designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities. This unit has a full function remote control that allows the user to select temperature and fan speed from a distance. A remote thermostat allows the user to set the temperature at the location of the remote. An antibacterial filter reduces bacteria and other airborne particles. In sleep mode, room temperature is increased by two degrees in the first thirty min
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Modification to home thermostat to make it easier to read and to set for use by those with poor eyesight or limited fine finger dexterity. Shows two standard home thermostats modified with pointers and expanded size temperature scales. Diagram included. COMMENTS: Does not list materials used or provide instructions. For further information contact Leonard Anderson, Cerebral Palsy Research Foundation of Kansas Rehabilitation Engineering Center, 2021 Nor
"DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable people with low vision or who use wheelchairs to see where a thermostat is set. To adapt a round, dial-style thermostat, set the thermostat to a temperature that is normally comfortable. Put glue at the 12 o'clock and six o'clock positions on the thermostat and place the dowel on the glue so the top of the dowel is at the 12 o'clock position. Tape in place. When the glue dries, remove the tape. To further adapt the thermostat, put numbers on the wal
DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual with upper extremity disabilities and who uses a wheelchair to adjust the thermostat in her apartment. A frame of copper tubing was already mounted on the wall near the thermostat in order to mount an Adjustable Telephone Support. The frame has spare space, and additional items can easily be attached to it using small, narrow hose clips. A new bracket, complete with a lever, was assembled and attached to the frame. The user is able get to
The Visually Impaired Programmable Talking Thermostat, model VIP 1000, is a voice output thermostat designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This programmable thermostat has voice output to guide the user through set-up and temperature options. It also includes a display with oversized LCD (liquid crystal display) characters. Verbal guidance is provided for every step of the programming process. Dirty filter and low battery warnings and temperature and settings reports a
Thermostat controller for use with The Thermostat Set-Back Controller, model TH2807, is an electronic thermostat controller that allows the user to automate and control all the thermostats in the house, making it possible to schedule heating or air conditioning to turn on only for the hours when it is needed.