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AIR CONDITIONING & HEAT PUMP SYSTEMS
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BANGING HEATING PIPES RADIATORS
BLOWER FAN OPERATION & TESTING
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BTU USAGE MONITORS
CARBON MONOXIDE - CO
CIRCULATOR PUMPS & RELAYS
DIAGNOSTIC GUIDES A/C / HEAT PUMP
DIAGNOSE & FIX HEATING PROBLEMS-BOILER
DIAGNOSE & FIX HEATING PROBLEMS-FURNACE
DIRECT VENTS / SIDE WALL VENTS
DRAFT REGULATORS, DAMPERS, BOOSTERS
DUCT SYSTEM & DUCT DEFECTS
ELECTRIC HEAT, DIAGNOSIS, REPAIR
ELECTRIC MOTOR DIAGNOSTIC GUIDE
FAN, AIR HANDLER BLOWER UNIT
FLOODED HEATING EQUIPMENT REPAIR
FLUE SIZE SPECIFICATIONS
GAS BURNER Flame & Noise Defects
GAS PIPING, VALVES, CONTROLS
GEOTHERMAL HEATING SYSTEMS
HEAT PUMPS, DIAGNOSIS, REPAIR
HEATING COST SAVINGS METHODS
HEATING OIL PIPING TROUBLES
HEATING OIL TANKS
HEATING SYSTEM NOISES
HEATING SYSTEM TYPES
GAS LP & NATURAL GAS SAFETY HAZARDS
MANUALS & PARTS GUIDES - HVAC
MIXING / ANTI-SCALD VALVES
MOTOR OVERLOAD RESET SWITCH
NOISE, HEATING SYSTEMS
ODORS FROM HEATING SYSTEMS
OIL FILTERS on HEATING EQUIPMENT
OIL FILL PIPE LEAKS
OIL SPILL CLEANUP / PREVENTION
PLASTIC Plexvent / Ultravent RECALL
PUFFBACKS, OIL BURNER
RELIEF VALVE LEAKS
Reset Switch - Heater Primary Control
RESET SWITCH - ELECTRIC MOTOR
Reset Switch - Stack Relays
SAFETY, HEATING INSPECTION
SAFETY RECALLS CHIMNEYS VENTS HEATERS
SOLAR HEATING SYSTEM DESIGNS
SOOT on OIL FIRED HEATING EQUIPMENT
STEAM HEATING SYSTEMS
THERMOSTATS, HEATING / COOLING
VIDEO GUIDES: Heating System Videos
WINTERIZE A BUILDING
WOOD, COAL STOVES & FIREPLACES
WOOD STOVE SAFETY
ZONE VALVES, HEATING
This article describes the purpose and setting of tiny switches found inside of some room thermostats. These little slide or toggle switches may control the heating system on-off cycle rate or burner-on time in a manner similar to the heat anticipator feature found in other room thermostats. Here we describe various types of internal or "hidden" switches found in some wall thermostats and in a table form we summarize their proper setting.
In most cases you can safely install a new room thermostat without worrying about these switches - just leave the switch or switches in the factory-set position. But in some circumstances setting the switches correctly may involve a change .
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At HEAT ANTICIPATOR Operation we explained that on some room thermostats internal switches are used to control the heating system on-off cycling rate, sensitivity, or fan functions in a manner that provides benefits similar to the heat anticipator found on other room thermostat devices. Here we describe various types of internal or "hidden" switches found in some wall thermostats and in a table form we summarize their proper setting. In most cases you can safely install a new room thermostat without worrying about these switches - just leave the switch or switches in the factory-set position. But in some circumstances setting the switches correctly may involve a change .
At THERMOSTAT INSTALLATION STEPS we provide a step by step photo guide to installing a room thermostat.
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