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Postby geoff1057 » Sat Feb 07, 2009 12:29 am

hi ,i want to put a radiator in the conservatory, we have a bedroom radiator right above, can i break into the pipework and using speedfit , [i]run the pipes down the cavity[/i], only a matter of about 8ft.
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Postby stoneyboy » Sat Feb 07, 2009 3:21 pm

Yes but run the pipes down the surface of the wall not in the cavity.
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Postby htg engineer » Sat Feb 07, 2009 5:07 pm

15mm - yes, anything else (8/10mm) - no.

You would be better teeing into 22mm flow and return. As you may have problems balancing the radiators, and they wont heat the rooms as quick as the other rads.

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