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Old 11-11-2012, 09:15 AM   #1
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Has anyone seen this /used this/have this system. Was looking around the net for supplement heat to add onto propane heat came across this:
CheapHeat . We own a HVAC/ELECTRIC co. and this interest me. What you think ?the people here that been rving seem to be good at it, as we are new to it and eager to learn.
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Old 11-11-2012, 09:35 AM   #2
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Has anyone seen this /used this/have this system. Was looking around the net for supplement heat to add onto propane heat came across this:
CheapHeat . We own a HVAC/ELECTRIC co. and this interest me. What you think ?the people here that been rving seem to be good at it, as we are new to it and eager to learn.
Think you will find for the price of the Cheap Heat, you can buy a lot of propane. It is pricey.
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Old 11-11-2012, 09:51 AM   #3
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I like it!!

It saves on trips to the propane station especially during the winter when the unit sits but gets used for guests!!

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I like it!!

It saves on trips to the propane station especially during the winter when the unit sits but gets used for guests!!

An infrared heater and an auxiliary on/off switch on the furnace blower is a more economical solution and accomplishes the task.
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Old 11-11-2012, 10:40 AM   #5
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I love my electric fire place heater. Have used it about 10 times and does the job. See below TV set.
If you have a space like mine maybe you can install a basic model.
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An infrared heater and an auxiliary on/off switch on the furnace blower is a more economical solution and accomplishes the task.


Please elaborate about the system you propose.

My thermostat goes down to 45 deg and that is awesome if I want to have water in the unit so people can use the facilities without having to go inside the house when the trailer is in use.
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Please elaborate about the system you propose.

My thermostat goes down to 45 deg and that is awesome if I want to have water in the unit so people can use the facilities without having to go inside the house when the trailer is in use.
We have an Eden PURE infrared heater and I went into the furnace and ran wires from the blower to a switch mounted to the cabinet to run the blower independent of the furnace. It circulates the heat from the infrared heater thru the floor ducts via the furnace blower. The thermostat is turned off completely.
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Thanks Dunnnc!

That is a viable option as well. I would then need to find a place to store the heater as most of the nook and crannies are taken by toys, movies or the wifes necessities.

I would be affraid that the DW would put the nix on something in the middle of the floor though.
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We have an Eden PURE infrared heater and I went into the furnace and ran wires from the blower to a switch mounted to the cabinet to run the blower independent of the furnace. It circulates the heat from the infrared heater thru the floor ducts via the furnace blower. The thermostat is turned off completely.
Dunnnc, Can you tell me how you bypassed the stat and how you have hooked up the blower to run on it's own. I know they sell a board that will replace the one installed at the FAU that will run the fan only, but it's not cheap........
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Iggy, I agree 100% about the electric fireplace. Not only does it provide warmth, it works on the electric provided by (of course I paid for it) the RV Park. We turn it off when we go to bed and set the furnace to come on about 68 degrees.

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