I want to connect a wood furnace to a thermostat, but I don't know the
coloring conventions here. The thermostat is a Honeywell RTH8500.
For conventional heat, the left hand side is:
and the RHS is:
Now, I am almost clueless here as I lost my instructions and cannot
find anywhere to download them. (WTF?) My friend is coming over to
install the furnace but I said I would wire up the thermostat through
the wall myself to speed things along.
My Home Depot thermostat wiring has Red, White and Green wires. I've
got it all snaked through the wall but I don't know which wires go to
which terminals, and even if I need 2 or 3. I presume if I use 3 I can
run the thing without using battery power, but I am not really sure.
Sorry for the basic question!