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What is a "swing" setting on thermostat, and what is its purpose ? Thanks


  • FredFred Posts: 7,916Member
    I assume when you say "swing setting" you are refering to a non programmable thermostat that has a heat anticipator rather than a programmable tstat that allows one to set a specific number of cycles per hour. Setting the anticipator allows you to tighten or expand the temp variance (probably with a degree or so) that a thermostat will shut down, allowing for the residual heat from a radiator to make-up the difference and minimize over-shooting the set temperature in the space.
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