04:27PM | 10/04/09
Member Since: 10/03/09
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I had a wood stove installed this summer and would like to run the furnace fan to even out the house temperature. My furnace is an older gas model, and does not have a G wire going to the thermostat. Is it possible to add a switch to the side of furnace (or similar location) to manually turn on the fan when needed?



06:46PM | 10/04/09
Member Since: 10/03/09
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Lennox G11 Series (yes, I realize very old).

The wood stove heats all the living areas wonderfully, I'm mostly concerned about getting a little heat down to the partial basement to prevent pipes from freezing, not to make it toasty. The air return vents are in the room with the wood stove, so in theory the exchanged air should be warm, yes I realize the air in ducts may not be as warm, but again living areas are fine. This would just be when the thermoter in the basement reads in the 40's.

Now that I know its possible to wire the fan I'll call the HVAC guys. Thanks!


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