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Old 10-30-2011, 07:42 PM   #1
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heatstrips and furnace together

my unit has heatstrips you can use them or the furnace but not together
i would like to install a 2nd tstat to run the heat strips so i can have more heat when it turns cold any one done that mod ??

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Old 11-04-2011, 06:47 PM   #2
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I can't imagine it would be too difficult. I would either remove the existing wires for the furnace from the multipurpose thermostat and hook them up to a standard wall thermostat (simplest method I think) or I would add a 12V relay which would be activated by the heat strip wiring (with a on/off switch). The second method would be little more complex but would control both units at once.
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