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I want to install marley 240 volt hydronic baseboard electric heat in two different rooms in my upstairs attic. Each room will have its own 22amp line voltage thermostat. The total wattage for the heating units in the larger room is 2750, and the smaller room is 2250. My question: Can I run both thermostats on one 30amp circuit. I plan to use 10-2 romax wire with ground throughout the entire circuit. Specifically from my service panel to a junction box; splitting circuit to the individual thermostats, and then to individual heat units. Thanks for you help, Tom

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  • tomkelly92 Apr 17, 2011

    yes-I agree its probably best to install two circuits

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Regardless of the wire which you intend to use for safety reasons it is best for you to use two different circuits. These equipment are heavy duty and often they could encounter little malfunctions which the circuit might not be able to support. Also it is best to use 2 circuits so in case there is ever a problem with the circuit it wont affect both units at the same time. Although running both on the single circuit will work but it is just not a safe thing to do as they are best separated.
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