I am in the process of completing a master bedroom in the basement. Yes
there are the appropriate exits to the outside and the radon is under the
limit of 4.0.
Anyway, I have tapped the forced air system for heat to the bedroom. I would
also like to install a baseboard unit to just help out a little on the cold
nights (we are expecting the baby in January). Where the room is now was an
electric stove run on what I believe is 8/2 with a stranded ground. It is
copper wire. I was going to use this to run a sub panel to power the bedroom
and bathroom circuits.
Anyway, I suppose I'd be better off running a new 220 circuit from the main
panel for the baseboard heat. Should I do this or is there such a thing as a
110V baseboard heater that I could run from the subpanel?
In the bathroom there will be ceramic tile area of about 2.5 feet by 5 feet.
We want to put radiant heat under this. Should this be a separate 220 feed
from the main panel or once again can I run a 110 leg from the sub panel.
Finally, the baseboard heat I was looking at says it is 1500 watts.
Following the rule A=W/V 1500/220 = 6.9 Amps, what size wire and breaker
combination do I use. I would have the same question about the radiant floor
heat but I am not sure what I am going to use yet.