OK, so a few questions on the TSTAT… I have a 5 yr old Trane Dual Fuel (H Pump and N Gas, which runs on NG when temps below 30ish here in TN), and Honeywell TSTAT with 4 (AA) and a watch battery, and an outdoor temp sensor hooked to it. Pics link below.
Does the W TSTAT recognize the outdoor temp sensor and will convert to NG when needed based on temp, or ONLY as some posts say when the diff. between inside actual temp and set temp is 10+ degrees ? IF so, even when it’s like 15 degrees outside, it will be using the heat pump to “make heat”, unless I manually do something to make it switch to NG ?
Is the work around of selecting “other” for my system in the menu setup and not connecting the G wire, the way to make the new TSTAT work best, as Hookdog mentions on the forum ?
Is it possible that the W TSTAT is really not a good option for my/this system at all, at least with the software/hardware currently being sold or available thru W now ? Maybe Speadie could comment, and how to hook up my wires if it will indeed work well ?
In the event of a loss of wifi, or power outage and then returns, does the TSTAT just default to like 80 to cool and 60 to heat or something ?
Pics can be seen here… https://photos.app.goo.gl/F89A9FHu9HB2qPLdA