a quick question for those in the know - I'm looking to buy a Triton Unichrome Thermostatic Shower Tower (£230), looks like it'll be great! I'm also going to buy a Bristan Newteam 2.0 Bar TWIN IMPELLER Hydropower DURASPEED 2 Shower Booster Pump to run it (£120). Am I buying rubbish or should these be pretty reasonable? I'll come back to ask how best to fit once I know whether to buy them or not!
I can't say I have experience with either you mention, but can see problems with the installation coming and suggest you check before purchase.
The problem I have seen before is how much water these beasts use! Normal flow pumps don't always supply enough to get a forceful jet. Now the other problem may be your header tank and hot water cylinder. I have witnessed these towers emptying a header tank in less than 5 minutes of showering and a normal full hot water cylinder will will contain enough for one person to have a quick shower.
Check flow rates and your storage capacity carefully.
Thank you both for your comments.
The cold water supply will come from a gravity fed header tank that measures about 4' x 3' x 3' and the hot water tank is what I would call standard, in that it's about 4' tall and 20'' wide - I have no idea what volume of water that all converts to, but I will find out the flow rates of both the shower unit and pump.
Cheers for the advice.
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