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  1. 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. Electrical
    I have a farm and need to put in a mobile home for employee housing. I need to get power to it and am wondering the best approach. I have power running in 4 directions from a main power pole. The trailer site is located 4 to 5 hundred feet on the other side of a building that doesn't use much...
  3. HVAC
    As stated above I just bought a Honeywell thermostat and installed it. AC is Tappan indoor unit with an outdoor unit RUUD upka-035jaz. There is not any real control board from what I could see on the inside unit to really determine the exact wire layout, However I have images of the old...
  4. Electrical
    I'm in need of some guidance. I'm having trouble answering some questions about replacing some ugly old wall heaters. I've even had an electrician out to view, but I felt he wasn't much help. I have about 10 horizontal heaters (think baseboard heaters, but hung high on the wall) through two...
  5. HVAC
    i have a american standard/trane air handler TWE036P13 with electric heat. unit blows air but only cool air when in heat mode. checked stat and now thinking it is bad sequencer. i am a DIYer. can i simply replace the sequencer? can i find original replacement part or must i instal a...
  6. Insulation
    Hello all. We've got a rental unit that has electric heat and wanted to see what we can do to make the unit more energy efficient for the tenants. It is a 3 story end unit town home (about a 500 sf per floor)). I'm pretty handy at doing things myself if it saves money, but require the advice...
  7. Electrical
    Hi - new to the site - sort of stumbled across it. Hope I can get some info here. I have a vacation home in the Adirondacks - we recently installed new windows and insulated below them on our porch. Now we want to add heat so we can use the porch in the fall and spring - winter seems a bit...
  8. Electrical
    I need to replace a 96", 240 volt, 650 watt electric baseboard heater (no brand name evident) in a rental property. I've looked in stores and on-line and cannot find an equivalent unit--most heaters that long are ~2000 watts. I've got a 15amp circuit breaker on the line and don't know if I can...
  9. Electrical
    Hello, I have a Honeywell TL7235A1003 thermostat for supplemental baseboard heat in my house. I've been using it for a month now with no problems. It has been below 0 degrees outside and the thermostat and baseboard have no problem. Because it has been so cold in Connecticut this year, I've...
  10. Electrical
    My 1962 home has the old wire-wound coil style bathroom heaters in the wall. Size is about 12x15 inches or so. I am looking for a replacement and don't know what to put in the walls. Suggestions appreciated. Paul in San Diego
  11. Plumbing
    I need to get rid of the 30 year old Boiler (Oil Heat) in my 6-family building, and I am looking for alternate heating options that are not too costly. Someone mentioned that I could get electric baseboard heating, which would eliminate the need for a gas or oil boiler. Does anyone have any...
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