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  1. #1
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    On a RUUD 80%, to correctly wire an Aprilaire 5000 to the furnace, I have to run an outlet powered solely by the board EAC and neutral terminals. My question is, where do I run the grounding wire to? If it itself is wired correctly, the blower housing is grounded (the board itself is grounded by contact with the blower housing. Can I just neatly twist the copper wire through/around an eyelet or do I have to pick up one of those grounding screws?

  2. #2
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    ...as in, to pass code...

  3. #3
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    Why not mount a duplex recepticle on the incoming power to the furnace? Then you have an outlet to plug accessories in and a convient outlet for a troublelight.

  4. #4
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    You should just wire an outlet on incoming power to the furnace as previously mentioned. These air cleaners have an internal switch that detects when the blower is energized.

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    Unfortunately, while Honeywell has an EAC with a relay which responds to the force of air before energizing, Aprilaire does not. I just put installed a grounding clip to the cabinet. Thanks...

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