Return to the Heating & Air Conditioning Forum | Post a Follow-Up

 o
Compatibility of programmable 'stats

Posted by dwpc (My Page) on
Sat, Oct 27, 12 at 13:37

I have a 30 yr old White-Rodgers analog thermostat running heat and central air. The label inside the cover says "Class 2" and 30VAC. It has one switch for HEAT/COOL/OFF and one for fan AUTO/ON. Will any of the major brand programmables be compatible placements? All the wiring is hidden and I don't want to remove the old one until I have a replacement in hand for fear it will give up the ghost if disturbed.


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: Compatibility of programmable 'stats

You should be able to buy an off the shelf thermostat from a big box store. I have had success replacing my old mercury thermostats with a programmable Honeywell thermostat. If you have a heat pump, then you have to select a thermostat which compatible. Most brands have installation manuals on line. You can read the manual before buying the thermostat to make sure it will work.


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!


Return to the Heating & Air Conditioning Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.


Learn more about in-text links on this page here