Heater and Air Conditioner Wall Unit in Springfield – What Are the Best Tips for Thermostat Wiring?

Thermostats are connected to a heating and/or air conditioning unit and are used to control and regulate the temperature inside a building by automatically turning the unit on and off as needed. Many single unit heater and air conditioners have a built-in thermostat that can be used to regulate the unit. 

Heater and Air Conditioner in One in Springfield – Thermostat Wiring.

A central heating and/or air conditioning unit will have a thermostat attached to the unit by wires, but located in a different area of the building for the convenience of the user. Replacing a thermostat can be easily done; it requires safety, time and an understanding of thermostat wiring.

Heater and Air Conditioner in Springfield – Heating and/or Air Conditioning Unit.

Before beginning any thermostat wiring project, it is important to read through the entire set of directions and carefully study the diagram. Any necessary equipment should be purchased and all of the supplies gathered. Before even taking the old thermostat off of the wall mount the power source to the heating and/or air conditioning unit must be shut off. Turing the power off will prevent any injury to the installer or damage to the thermostat or the unit. Due to the fact that this step is so vital, a double check should be made by turning the unit to the on position to see if it comes on.

Heater and Air Conditioner Combo in Springfield – New Thermostat.

Since the old thermostat wiring may have different thermostat wire colors, it is advised to mark and label each wire as it is disconnected from the old unit. A simple tip to do this is to wrap each wire with a piece of masking tape and then label the masking tape. This will make it easier when wiring in a new thermostat. Note that thermostat wiring is not a quick process and in order to be sure that it is done correctly, time must be taken to ensure that all of the thermostat wire colors match up.
 

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