- about 50’ of 3-wire cable, to replace the 2-wire cable for the 4 basement
furnaces’ thermostats, was procured and is staged in the basement furnace
room in a paper bag. Also staged there are appropriately-sizes hammer-in
On Tue, Oct 19, 2021 at 21:10 David Keenan <dkeenan44(a)gmail.com> wrote:
* by the foot, not by the door
On Tue, Oct 19, 2021 at 21:09 David Keenan <dkeenan44(a)gmail.com> wrote:
> - Task: Replace short lengths of existing 2-wire thermostat cable, with
> 3-wire min.18 gauge (18/3, solid or stranded) thermostat cable, connecting
> all basement furnaces with their thermostats (not needed for disco room
> furnace). These furnaces serve basement, entrance hall, and ballroom.
> - Reason: So we can have the option of running fans without heat - to
> help filter air even when heat isn’t needed - in order to reduce COVID
> risk/spread in the building (especially during events etc.)
> Anyone who has done basic inside wiring for telco / internet should be
> able to run this cable, which can be purchased by the door or in spools
> from HD for cheap. I don’t think we’ll need more than about 75’ in length
> at most.
> It is not necessary to attach the cable to thermostat or furnace, just
> run the cable. I can come attach it to thermostats and furnaces.
> One way to do this would be to:
> - remove any staples / ties affixing old cable
> - strongly tape new cable to ethe end of existing cable
> - pull old cable (connected to the new cable) through
> If anyone has spoons to take this on lmk. There are a lot of building
> maintenance tasks rn, and I don’t know when I’ll get to this. Omni is
> getting ballroom rental requests needed for omnis bottom line, and for
> everyone’s safety we really should have this feature in place before
> hosting public events. So, it is pressing, if there is a volunteer.