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I woukd like to have my heat electric, right now its gas and the AC is electric. I have added heat strips to an AC unit before but am not sure if i can with this one. They both one on one thermastat. Am i going to have to rewire everything or will it be as simple as putting heat strips in and turning on the heat?

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Depending on the unit it might be possible but the 1st thing you have to do is change the wire to your unit probably to # 6 depending on the KVA rating of the heat strips. Your unit because it's gas it is wired only for 20 or 30 amps & most electric strips are 60 amps.

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