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How to Plumb in a Pump into Existing Open Vented System

Postby neilinbal » Tue Sep 04, 2018 1:47 pm

Hi
I have an existing open vented system. All hot taps are gravity as is the cold to shower only. The shower is a waste of time & needs a pump. The problem I have is I cannot just feed the shower. I can only fit a pump & access the pipes in the airing cupboard. Do you think I need an whole house pump & I'm really unsure how to pipe it. I want to do it myself & have already upgraded the cold tank to 50 gallons. The pipes I have to work with are shown in the badly drawn diagram. Any help/advice welcome.
Thanks
Neil
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Postby Brownie1987 » Thu Sep 06, 2018 8:36 am

Hi
A couple of things to consider first, how big is your hot water cylinder and what is your mains water pressure, do you have mixer taps in the system?
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