Figure 4-9. Control Box Cover
Thermostat should be installed 5 feet (1.5 meters) above the floor in an area of average temperature away from:
drafts or dead spots behind doors or In corners
hot or cold air from ducts
radiant heat from sun, appliances, concealed pipes, or chimneys
unheated (cool) areas behind thermostat such as an outside wall
(1) Prepare a hole for the thermostat wire at the chosen mounting location.
(2) Loosely mount the subbase (1, Figure 4-10) at the chosen location with the two mounting screws (2).
Use only 18 gage, color-coded thermostat wire for thermostat installation.
Run wires from control box in the unit through the hole (3) in the subbase (1).
Pull about 6 inches ( 15.24 centimeters) of wire through the hole (3).