Category Archives: Technical Briefs

Wireless Gateway Security Specifications


The Founten Wireless Gateway serves as the communications hub between Founten Thermostats installed at a customer site and Founten Cloud Servers. Founten maintains Cloud Based (Internet) servers which store al of the configuration and historical operating statistics for a customer site. These are located at...
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Climate Control API Interface Specification

Founten provides an open standards based real-time interface to all of the management features of their Wireless Communicating Thermostats.  The interface uses simple Http GET and POST commands to request thermostat settings or change active parameters.  All responses are provided using standard XML...

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Wireless Frequency Comparison with WiFi

Founten utilizes the IEEE 802.15.4 wireless standard. This standard was designed to be compatible and coexist with the Wifi standard IEEE 802.11. Because of their design, they can coexist in the same frequency channels. However, the IEEE 802.15.4 standard allows for 2 extra...

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Understanding the Power of Founten’s Usage Graphs

Founten provides its customers with the ability to view historical energy consumption. This report is available from the Founten Internet Site Manager main menu by selecting “Usage Graphs”. The usage graphs allow customers to view summary usage for hours, days, or...

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