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shower pump installation

Postby bluewizard1977 » Sun May 06, 2007 7:13 pm

I am installing a thermostatic shower valve in my bathroom along with a shower pump.
My house is 3 storey with the bathroom being on the top floor, I have a gravity fed hot water system, The header tank is in the loft with it's bottom approximately half a metre above the shower head.
The hot water cylinder is in the airing cupboard on the ground floor.
Due to this non standard layout, I am unsure where to locate the pump.
Having trawled various sources on the internet, I have
decided on the following plan:
To locate the pump on the ground floor just below the cylinder and installing an 's-flange' to the top of the cylinder to supply the hot water to the pump and installing a new cold water supply directly from the bottom of the header tank down to the pump then, Obviously feeding both of the output pipes back up to the mixer. (all pipework to be run in 22mm)
I am intending to buy a salamander pump from screwfix, part no.46231.
I just need to know if this will work or if I need to re-visit the drawing board!
Sorry for the long post, any advice/opinion would be greatly appreciated.........
Cheers, Ian.
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Simply Build It

Postby jondeau » Mon May 07, 2007 12:46 pm

Yes that'll certainly work.
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