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post #19 of (permalink) Old 05-01-2019, 05:47 AM
DenverWinger
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Originally Posted by Peter Goldwing View Post
F is a smaller unit so your thermostat would be more accurate. Except is not. The thermostats have a dwelling that help you select when to start and when to stop. Dont know if I said it right. Suppose you set the thermostat at 68 F for heat. You could adjust the dwell so it starts when temp is 3/10 billow setting and stops at 3/10 over the setting. or your heat pump, boiler etc would go nuts
Hysteresis is the term you were looking for. You set your thermostat for 70 degrees. Furnace kicks on at 69 degrees, runs until 71 degrees and shuts off. Doesn't kick on again until 69 degrees. That would be a hysteresis of two degrees. (which would be a pretty sloppy thermostat)

I use the 3/4 inch / 19mm tools interchangeably all the time! And 9/16 / 14mm.

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