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Can i series wire these thermosts ie a 240 double pole,

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can i series wire these thermosts ie a 240 double pole
JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?
Customer: polehave parts am laying two mats
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: yes
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: yesone mat is 75 ft the other is 110 ft
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Electrical
Expert:  Mike G. replied 1 month ago.

Hi, I'm Mike and I'll be assisting you. Please stand by while I review your question.

Expert:  Mike G. replied 1 month ago.

What is the wattage of each mat?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
840 and 1100
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
I am hoping i can load out the initial termostat with a built in gfci to the floor and the next thermostat. I am well below the 3500 watt max rating. Your thoughts
Expert:  Mike G. replied 1 month ago.

Both Mays may be wired to the same 20A 2 pole GFCI circuit. Your amperage is 10.1Amps.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Ok even though the matts have a diiferent wattage i am safely below the limit and can parellel off the 1st thermostat with the built in gfci
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Ok thank you
Expert:  Mike G. replied 1 month ago.

(840+1100)x1.25=2425 VA.

2425/240=10.1A