Thermostat Wiring Colors and Tags
In an older days thermostats were pretty basic and they did not need their own power supply. Today smart thermostats are usually constantly connected to Wi-Fi network, have backlit display and several sensors so they use more power than traditional ones do.
Typical thermostat installations use a configuration that comes with four or five individual wires. Each of these wires is given a name featuring a single letter that helps technicians remember which each one does. Names were more than likely originally chosen for insulation colors, but they were expanded over the years for a number of different reasons.
This infographic shows typical labeling and colors of thermostat wiring. For more information on smart thermostats and other smart home technology kindly visit us at: RoboAuthority
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This infographic shows the types of color-coded wire used to install thermostats, and explains the purpose of each. This infographic uses size variation in typography to guide the viewer through the information presented, but grammar and punctuation inconsistencies disrupt the flow. This infographic shows the right balance of text and visuals, but the design lacks the instant recognizability that makes a successful infographic. The visuals do not clearly present wires or thermostats. By replacing the generic circles with unique icons that represent the purpose of each wire, this infographic could present its information more effectively. Overall, we'd give this a D.