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Power for an Electric Shower

Postby Larkum » Mon Feb 01, 2010 9:44 pm

Hello All,

I am Planning on fitting an electric show into my home, after reading a guide it stated that I had to install the shower on its own line from the.

My Question: Would it be ok to run the shower off of the old immersion heater power source?

My Home was converted from an old back boiler system to a combi boiler by the local council a few years back, as a result my Hot water tank was removed and the power source for the immersion heater was left doing nothing.

Thank you for your Help
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Postby stoneyboy » Tue Feb 02, 2010 8:31 pm

"Would it be ok to run the shower off of the old immersion heater power source?" No definately not. You will need either 6 or 10mm T&E depending on the model of shower you choose and the length and routing of the cable.
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