INSTALLING PUMP ON GRAVITY FED WATER SYSTEM..HELP!!!

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  1. rsj84

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    Hi all...

    Im just doing some work on my bathroom and wish to install some new mixer taps on the basin and a shower bath mixer which all require a minimum of 1bar pressure to operate.

    I have a gravity fed system which does not do the job...obviously...

    I cant raise the cold water storage much more than it is...although I dont think this will do enough to make a difference..

    My only option now is to install a pump.. the one im looking at is a Salamander Right RGP40 pump.

    I know this will sort out the hot water... but my question is.. will I need to have one for the cold water as well?

    Any help would be appreciated regarding installation of the pump... i.e wiring etc..
     
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    Yes you do.
     
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    Best place for pump is next to the hot water cylinder, and you need a seperate 13amp spur to feed the pump and lots of isolation valves
     
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    Isn't this for a combi only, main fed?

    Dan
     
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    thanks for the replies..

    does that mean i would need 2 separate pumps... or is there one that can do both?

    with regards to the wiring... if the pump is placed near the hot cylinder.. i have the wiring for the whole central heating/hot water system there... can the wiring be taken from there... or would i have to spur from the main sockets?

    andytheplumber...just a random question.. how much would you charge for such a job? :rolleyes:
     
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    the taps that im looking at are suitable for gravity fed system... but need a minimum of 1bar pressure...
     

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