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Electric Shower

Discussion in 'Plumbing and Central Heating' started by Raji, 4 Jul 2013.

  1. Raji

    Raji

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    Hello I have a property which I have to rent out. Currently it has a newly installed Valliant combi boiler. The upstairs and downstairs showers are fed of the boiler. I want to install a electric shower in the downstairs shower room instead of from the combi. I take it I will need a cold mains electric shower?

    Will this allow me to have two taps open at the same time. Ie someone having a shower downstairs with the electric shower and then someone else using a kitchen cold water tap or upstairs bathroom tap. How important is the mains water pressure?

    Cheers
    Raji
     
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    Most Electric showers work off the mains.

    I believe Mira Elite range work off low pressure (Integral Pump)
    but are not cheap £500 plus.
     
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    You'll have to check your mains flow/pressure.
    you want at least 1 bar dynamic 10 l/min flow.

    You can use a pumped electric shower like the mira elite pumped but you'll need to install a water cistern to supply it.
    You won't pay more than £300 for a mira elite pumped.
     
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    Unless you fit flow restrictors all round, the electric shower will almost certainly be adversely affected whenever a mains fed tap is turned on, hot (combi DHW is mains fed) or cold.
     
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