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Remote temperature sensor for wired thermostat

Started this discussion. Last reply by dale conner Jan 23, 2014. 5 Replies

This is a tricky one to google because "remote" is overshadowed by remote control apps for things like Nest thermostats.My problem is this: the builders of my house wired the thermostat for the…Continue

 

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dale conner replied to Tom S's discussion Remote temperature sensor for wired thermostat
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Jan 23, 2014
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Remote temperature sensor for wired thermostat

This is a tricky one to google because "remote" is overshadowed by remote control apps for things like Nest thermostats.My problem is this: the builders of my house wired the thermostat for the upstairs zone at the top of the stairs where the heat from the downstairs rises up and tricks it into thinking the whole zone is warm.  Moving the wires into the only bedroom upstairs, where the thermostat should have been all along, is cost prohibitive.Is there a way to replace the old-fashioned wired…See More
Jan 22, 2014
Bob Blanchette replied to Tom S's discussion Remote temperature sensor for wired thermostat
"Look into the Honeywell Redlink thermostats. Equipment module connects to furnace and wireless thermostat can be installed anywhere you like. Spendy, but if it's cheaper than pulling a new wire..."
Jan 16, 2014
Bob Blanchette replied to Tom S's discussion Remote temperature sensor for wired thermostat
"I've not seen them or heard of them, but they could be out there."
Jan 16, 2014
Dennis Heidner replied to Tom S's discussion Remote temperature sensor for wired thermostat
"Some thermostats also allow adding multiple sensors and then averaging them.  Any sensor you add must come from the maker of the existing thermostat.  You generally can not mix sensors. You may want to look at NEST,  I believe they…"
Jan 16, 2014
Bob Blanchette replied to Tom S's discussion Remote temperature sensor for wired thermostat
"Some of the high end Honeywells offer that feature. What you are looking for is a wireless remote sensor. The thermostat will stay in it's current location and the wires sensor will be installed in eh room you wish to monitor."
Jan 16, 2014
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Remote temperature sensor for wired thermostat

This is a tricky one to google because "remote" is overshadowed by remote control apps for things like Nest thermostats.My problem is this: the builders of my house wired the thermostat for the upstairs zone at the top of the stairs where the heat from the downstairs rises up and tricks it into thinking the whole zone is warm.  Moving the wires into the only bedroom upstairs, where the thermostat should have been all along, is cost prohibitive.Is there a way to replace the old-fashioned wired…See More
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