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I would like to install two 2000 watt baseboard heaters in a

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400 sq ft room. I...
I would like to install two 2000 watt baseboard heaters in a 400 sq ft room. I am not sure how to control them with one thermostat. I am pretty sure i need one double 20 amp breakers for each heater. I dont know how to wire them through one thermostat.
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Hi, I'm Mike G and I'll be assisting you. You might consider installing a smaller unit for the second one to keep the circuit under 20A or you'll need to install a low voltage t-stat with relays on the circuits at the panel.

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