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  1. "Relay" for Electric Baseboard Heater?

    Electrical
    Hey all, I just ordered this replacement electric thermostat for an electric baseboard heater at the house. After reading the reviews, it seems the accuracy of the thermostat is very low due to the unit itself heating up under a heavy load and triggering the thermostat and shutting off the...
  2. Secondary Heating Options

    HVAC
    The lower level of my townhome consistently runs 5 degrees F cooler than the main level during the winter. Therefore, I am trying to figure out the best option for an additional heat source to raise the temperature 5-10 degrees on that level, or at least in the main room. Details: Located in...
  3. Fahrenheat PLF504 Hydronic Baseboard Heater

    Electrical
    Looking to install Fahrenheat PLF504 Hydronic Baseboard Heater https://www.homedepot.com/p/28-in-Electric-Hydronic-Baseboard-Heater-PLF504/100552368 with Fahrenheat Thermostat Model # MD26R https://www.homedepot.com/p/Fahrenheat-Non-Programmable-Wall-Mount-Thermostat-MD26R/202267265 Can I use...
  4. 240 Dual Pole 15 AMP Breaker & 14/2 wire

    Electrical
    Ontario ,Canada I've installed the following : 2 x 1000 watt, 240V baseboard heaters on dedicated circuit 240 volt dual pole breaker Logic: Total AMPs drawn = 8.33 on 15AMP circuit Used 14 /2 gage wire 80% rule means circuit (wire) can safely carry 12 AMP minimum (my heaters draw total 8.33...
  5. 120V Baseboard heater thermostat without baseboard heater

    HVAC
    Hi all, First of all, I am glad to join this forum and have been browsing the forum and this seems to be a great place to familiarize myself more with inner guts of electrical and DIY world. I've my first question for you all more experienced people. I just got my first z-wave baseboard...
  6. Safety Cutout on baseboard heater

    HVAC
    Hello, We have baseboard heaters in out duplex, and my 2 year old son pulled out what I discovered was the safety cutout. Thankfully, it was off at the time. He only unthreaded it from the back, he didn't actually pull it all the way out. I was able to thread it back in, but now it isn't...
  7. Baseboard Heater Wiring Question

    HVAC
    Hi all, I am replacing an old baseboard heater by a new one. They are the same: wiring layout, wattage, etc... The only difference is that the old baseboard heater has the Power wire coming from the left side, where the new one has it on the right side. (and of course, the wire is not long...
  8. 30 amp circuit question

    Electrical
    Hi guys. I'm pretty new to electrical work so please bear with me. I've started a new circuit with 12/2 wire coming off a two pole 30 amp breaker to serve two 1500 watt baseboard heaters. My question is, can I hang a junction box and run another leg of 12/2 up into my bedroom for an...
  9. Baseboard heaters and Single Pole / Double pole / two room / four heaters...

    Electrical
    Okay, I have read a great deal on this forum and others on double pole thermostats and baseboard heaters and understand the principles (current flows through soignée pole stat to 240 V heater, not to code but will work, etc). The heaters are probably 1970-ish, that's when the condo was built...
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