Comments regarding finished photo location will be removed. I do not know if yours does the same but this relay whine so loud when energize, you can hear it from the floor above. They are user friendly, easy to install, and can be located directly over a shower. Next time I will look for a bigger box that will accommodate 2 relays. Consider submitting these photos to instead.
As a matter of fact, the instructions for the Dollar Store switch said to connect the black and white wires to the switch terminals which means to close the circuit between the live and neutral wires in effect creating a short-circuit, so be careful there. You should still check to make sure everything is ok, don't just take my word for it. Ibm, located in the upper middle and slightly to the right, is your indoor blower motor. Simply attach the green to the green wire, and attach one black to black, and the other black wire to the white wire. On most that I have seen, this is a 120 volt ~. I will talk about it in a second. Optional you can install a regular switch to disable the fan in case it becomes noise later on, etc.
The bare wire and the ground wire go together and they are attached to the box. I just need the furnace to trigger it when the main blower comes on. Secure the cable by tightening the clamp in the box. Moderators will remove off-topic comments at their discretion. In-Line Duct Fan keeps you comfortable year round and improves the efficiency of your heating and cooling system. Asked on 2013-07-01 by Hal 7 Q: how does duct booster fan work with the blower when the blower shuts off? The humming generated by the fan is actually therapeutic at least for me it is.
Then tap a white neutral and a green ground. Note: The black wire is always the live wire by code. I had everything wired and install only to find out I had a defective relay. It would be a real pain in the rear side to install this in the wrong duct. Picture isn't great, so I'm guessing.
First thing you need to do is to identify the correct duct. The heavy gauge housing, with epoxy coating inside and out, provides a rugged fan with superior corrosion protection. If you look into it and it turns out it is a better option, please do share the info here. Pull the 14-2 in the switch box and prep it for hooking it up to the switch by removing the plastic sheathing and striping the ends. I might have mentioned it in one of my previous comments. For those not familiar with relays, here is a quick intro.
I did see those Ductstat thermostats but thought it'd be a better solution to wire it into the furnace. You will need to indentify which connection works best for you. Well, obviously, you will need a booster fan. Did you consider using the R and G thermostat wires with a low voltage relay? Our master bedroom is always either cold in the winter or hot in the summer. It requires that I insert the wires directly into the box.
Point B is used for stripping the wire, put the wire end in the proper gauge hole Marked on the tool , and pull. They also work great for exhausting high moisture areas such as hydroponics grow rooms or. The point here is: do not use a relay that can't handle the load. Enjoy your new booster fan. One of the two ends was crimped with male disconnect so the disconnect that was hooked up to the board originally can be connected again and the other end was crimped with a female disconnect for the terminals on the relay.
If you have one, it will tell you the electrical specs for them. I can now plug the booster fan power supply into a 24 hour wall timer. I got an electrician, who is a friend of mine, to hook up the wiring to the blower motor. More wires can go to those points, I've shown only the ones we care about. Click on the on the left or to ask us your questions! He spliced the low speed wire to the low speed on the blower fan and the high speed wire to the high speed on the blower fan.
Please message the moderators with a link to your post for approval. Staple the cable once you're done with the connections. The electrical box does not have wires protruding from it already like yours does. The pictures below will help a lot to understand what needs to happen. When the blower is turned off by the controller board the relay will also switch off the power to the fan.
After you cut the armor, trim the cut end so it doesn't slice the insulation and pull it out. When I did this, I couldn't figure out which terminal was the one for blower, hence the heat only option. Your call is answered by qualified people who will gladly discuss your project in detail, advise you professionally and never sell you inappropriate products. In my case, the basement is not finished and I had access to the duct but still I had to have help to remove a section of the duct. I have one connected to my hood and then the ducting leading from the fan to my exhaust so it's pulling air through the hood and I'm able to take the 20' of ducting I have across the hall to pull air from my airconditioned bedroom. This is a good option for others who want to do it like that.