Columbus Electric thermostats are available at electrical supply parts websites, such as Morelectricheating.com, and online marketplaces, such as Amazon.com. There are several types of Columbus Electric thermostats, which include attic fan, in-line and mechanical thermostats.
Electric thermostats typically control the function of heating equipment, such as motors, valves and heating elements. Thermostats normally need to be manually activated, but programmable thermostats are available from certain manufacturers. Typically thermostat models are used to control heating, although cooling can often be controlled by attaching a wire or switch to the unit. Some thermostat models are attached directly to the unit, while others require an additional plug to function correctly.