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jasont47

08:54AM | 12/16/02
Member Since: 12/10/02
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I just moved into an apartment that has "hotel style" wall-unit heater/ac combo. It works fine and has a hotter/colder, but no real thermostat. It works basically like a car setup, where the temperature of the air can be controlled by a dial, but the fan is either on or off. This means that the heater must stay either be on or off all night, unless one wakes up to change it at some point. Needless to say, this is aggrevating. The electric line feeding these units are in metal sheaths and are exposed to the room. How difficult/safe would it be to have a thermostat wired into this line, to keep the heater technically "on", and use the thermostat to gate whether the unit gets juice or not?
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