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Tips to set up a 240-Volt Baseboard Heater on the heater destinations, lower a small gap within the drywall three" to four" above the ground. Pull 12/2 NM cables during the first gap: one from the thermostat, the opposite to the subsequent heater. Pull all of the cables for next warmers. Middle-of-run warmers could have cables, whereas end-of-run warmers have just one cable. (See additionally circuit map 15, web page 157. ) eliminate the canopy at the twine connection field. Open a knockout for every cable that might input the field, after which feed the cables during the cable clamps and into the twine connection field. connect the clamps to the cord connection field, and tighten the clamp screws till the cables are gripped firmly. Anchor the heater opposed to wall approximately 1" off ground via using flathead screws throughout the again of the housing and into studs. Strip away cable sheathing so at the very least half" of sheathing extends into the heater. Strip 3/4" of insulation from each one twine utilizing a mix device. Make connections to the heating point if the ability wires are coming from a thermostat or one other heater managed by means of a thermostat. See the subsequent web page for different wiring schemes. attach the white circuit wires to 1 of the twine leads at the heater. Tag white wires with black tape to point they're scorching. attach the black circuit wires to the opposite twine lead. attach a grounding pigtail to the fairway grounding screw within the field, after which subscribe to all grounding wires with a cord connector. Reattach the canopy. One heater with end-cap thermostat. Run either strength leads (black plus tagged impartial) into the relationship field at both finish of the heater. If fitting a single-pole thermostat, attach one energy result in one thermostat cord and fasten the opposite thermostat cord, to 1 of the heater leads. attach the opposite sizzling LINE cord to the opposite heater lead. while you are fitting a double-pole thermostat, make connections with either legs of the facility provide. a number of warmers. on the first heater, sign up for either sizzling wires from the thermostat to the wires resulting in the second one heater in line. be sure you tag all white neutrals sizzling. Twist copper floor wires jointly and pigtail them to the grounding screw within the baseboard heater junction field. This parallel wiring configuration guarantees that energy circulate are usually not interrupted to the downstream warmers if an upstream heater fails. Wall-mounted thermostat. If fitting a wall-mounted thermostat, the facility leads should still input the thermostat first after which be stressed to the person warmers singly or in sequence. Hookups on the heater are made as proven in step four. make sure to tag the white impartial as scorching within the thermostat field in addition to within the heater field. Wall warmers fitting a wall heater is a simple method to offer supplemental warmth to a switched over attic or basement with no increasing an latest HVAC process. Wall warmers are effortless to put in in the course of a transform (most have a separate can meeting that you simply connect to the framing earlier than the drywall is installed). they could even be retrofitted. such a lot types on hand at domestic facilities use 120-volt present (shown below), yet 240-volt versions also are on hand.