Salus iT5000


The Salus iT5000 is a thermostat produced by Salus Controls, a company specializing in heating and cooling controls for residential and commercial applications. The IT5000 is a smart thermostat that allows users to remotely control their heating and cooling system through a smartphone app or web portal.

Some of the features of the Salus IT5000 include:

  • WiFi connectivity
  • Touchscreen display
  • Programmable heating and cooling schedules
  • Temperature control from anywhere using the app or web portal
  • Compatibility with a wide range of heating and cooling systems

The thermostat is designed to be easy to install and use, with a user-friendly interface that allows for easy scheduling and control of the temperature in your home or business. Additionally, the iT5000 is designed to be energy-efficient, helping you save money on your heating and cooling bills while still keeping your home or business comfortable.

How to install

The installation process for the Salus iT5000 will depend on your existing heating and cooling system. In general, installation involves the following steps:

  1. Turn off the power: Before starting the installation process, make sure to turn off the power to your heating and cooling system at the circuit breaker.
  2. Remove the old thermostat: Remove the old thermostat from the wall and disconnect the wires. Take note of which wires are connected to which terminals as you will need to reconnect them to the new thermostat.
  3. Install the Salus iT5000 base plate: Attach the base plate to the wall using the included screws and anchors. Make sure that the base plate is level.
  4. Connect the wires: Connect the wires from your heating and cooling system to the appropriate terminals on the Salus iT5000 base plate. The terminals should be labeled with letters such as RH, RC, W, Y, G, etc. Follow the wiring diagram in the Salus iT5000 manual to ensure that the wires are connected correctly.
  5. Attach the thermostat: Snap the Salus iT5000 thermostat onto the base plate. Make sure that the thermostat is securely attached and level.
  6. Turn on the power: Turn on the power to your heating and cooling system at the circuit breaker.
  7. Connect to WiFi: Follow the instructions in the Salus iT5000 manual to connect the thermostat to your home WiFi network.
  8. Configure the settings: Use the Salus iT5000 app or web portal to configure the thermostat settings, including your heating and cooling schedule, temperature preferences, and other options.

If you are not comfortable with installing the Salus IT5000 thermostat yourself, it is recommended that you hire a licensed HVAC technician to perform the installation for you.

How to operate

Once the Salus IT5000 thermostat is installed and connected to your home WiFi network, you can operate it using the touchscreen display on the thermostat or through the Salus IT5000 app or web portal. Here are some general steps to operate the Salus IT5000:

  1. Adjust the temperature: To adjust the temperature, simply touch the temperature display on the Salus IT5000 touchscreen and use the “+” or “-” buttons to increase or decrease the temperature setting. You can also adjust the temperature using the app or web portal.
  2. Set the schedule: To set the schedule for your heating and cooling system, use the Salus IT5000 app or web portal to create a schedule that matches your daily routine. You can set different temperature settings for different times of the day or days of the week.
  3. Enable the geolocation feature: The Salus IT5000 has a geolocation feature that can automatically adjust the temperature in your home based on your location. To enable this feature, use the app or web portal to set up a geofence around your home and specify the temperature settings that you prefer when you are home or away.
  4. Monitor energy usage: The Salus IT5000 can help you monitor your energy usage and identify opportunities to save energy and reduce your heating and cooling bills. Use the app or web portal to view your energy usage data and track your progress over time.
  5. Troubleshoot issues: If you encounter any issues with your Salus IT5000 thermostat, refer to the troubleshooting section of the manual or contact Salus Controls customer support for assistance.

Overall, the Salus IT5000 is designed to be user-friendly and easy to operate, allowing you to enjoy the benefits of smart thermostat technology without any hassle.


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User manual

Quick guide

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Spec sheet