120V - 240V (Baseboard) Heating with Insteon, WIFI, Zwave Thermostats

120V - 240V (Baseboard) Heating with Insteon, WIFI, Zwave Thermostats

At time of writing, there is no such thing as a 120V or 240V thermostat from any automation vendors - Insteon, Zwave, etc as the demand isn't high enough.

But what you do is use a low voltage automated thermostat, and use a thermostat relay on the output of the thermostat, that can switch the high voltage load.  The relay can be installed near the thermostat if the high voltage wiring is already in this location and there is room for it - or it can be installed at the baseboard as they normally have a cover inside which it can fit.  Just make sure to use one of the smaller relays if you are trying to fit in to a smaller space. We have Aube relays on our site for this purpose but you need to verify the voltage and current load to confirm which is suitable and we suggest working with an electrician to ensure everything is installed safely and to code. You would also need a 24VAC power supply to power the low voltage thermostat. This can sometimes be brought off the same relay, or use a separate plug in power supply like TP2024 for example.

Relays can be found here: http://www.aartech.ca/thermostat-relays
Power supply can be found here: http://www.aartech.ca/tp2024-ne-plug-in-ac-adapter-24vac-20va.html

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