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Old 12-31-2008, 12:53 PM   #16
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Furnace Kill Switch


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Great Discussion but I failed to convey that the switch I was talking about has a 20 amp fuse with it in the same box. It is metal, has the switch and a small metal cover next to the switch that covers the fuse.

Would this be overkill? New house with 12-2 to the furnace and a 20amp breaker at the sub-panel.

Currently have just a regular light switch next to the furnace.
Yes it would be overkill. just install a switch within sight of the unit and call it a day.


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