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Electric heating?

Posted by John.E on October 25th, 1997 11:35 PM
In reply to Programmable thermostats by Ken Harris on October 25th, 1997 01:22 PM [Go to top of thread]

Sounds as though you have either baseboard units or in-wall propeller units.
Electric heaters use a relay (contacter) controlled through a low voltage x-former in order to use the progamable thermostats.
The heating savings in electric heat is through the zone control philosophy.
You may not gain much with a programmable unless you forget & leave the heat up alot.

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