Easy way to tie Thermostat Control to Ceiling Fan?

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Old 03-20-14, 06:43 PM
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Easy way to tie Thermostat Control to Ceiling Fan?

Hello,

I notice there is a FAN switch on my thermostat, which I never use because I have a simple wall furnace with no fan.

Want to install a ceiling fan to aid circulation and I would like to tie the thermostat fan switch to turn on the ceiling fan as well.

Quick Googling didn't turn up anything.

Ideas?
 
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Old 03-21-14, 01:35 AM
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The heating thermostat has a fan control on it to activate the blower in the furnace manually. The thermostat controls the heating system and the heating system turns the fan on.

In your case.... if you'd like the fan thermostatically controlled you'd need a dedicated cooling thermostat like in the link below.

Line Voltage Thermostat, Cool Only | LuxPro LV3-1042
 
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Old 03-21-14, 04:26 PM
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Could he not run his fan off a relay, which was controlled by the cooling function of his stat?
 
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Old 03-21-14, 04:45 PM
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He certainly could but that would involve a relay and connections at the heater and that's if his thermostat has A/C.
 
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