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Old 10-27-2006, 04:26 PM   #1
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Changing Thermostat


Hello,

I'm trying to change out my old Honeywell thermostat, but getting real confuse on which one to get.
Here's what I have now.

Honeywell (can't find model anywhere on it) thermostat
120v
2 wire coming out of the wall

Heater
Hot water pump that circulate the whole house.
Pump is 0.75Amp (very small pump found in Home-depot)

I've check many sites but only found those line-voltage thermostat for dashboard electric heater. Can they be use for pump as well ?

Preferablly something that's programmable and has some kind of digital security keypad lock or something. (tennant don't understand heating bill cost 1/3 of the rent they're paying )

Would really appreciated if anyone can point me in the right direction.

Thanks

JJ

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Old 10-27-2006, 04:52 PM   #2
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Hi jj2828

The unfortunate thing about your request, they have not spent alot of time and effort promoting or even advancing much on a line voltage thermostat. The only thing you have to remember when buying one is to make sure you get one with the same amperage rating. If you get one with a lower amperage rating it will continually fail you. There are ways to convert this to a 24 volt system by using a transformer a 90290 relay and then you could put a programmable stat on it. It would not take a lot of money to do so but it will be more than another line voltage thermostat. Let us know if you need any further assistance.

Good luck
Rusty

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