Questions about: hot-water

by Mike Emery Last Updated March 05, 2016 01:09 AM Background: This is a new house, with a boiler system I'm not familiar with. Instead of zone valves, each zone has its own pump (4 zones). There is a fifth pump on the other side of the boiler
by David Last Updated December 18, 2017 16:21 PM Our old water softener just broke and released all the resin beads into our hot water heater. I've been draining it but a significant amount of beads went into the drain pan under the hot water heater.
I have an electric hot water tank. Recently I've been noticing that the supply of hot water has gone down drastically. It will only be really hot for a couple minutes, warm for another 10 minutes, then cold
I currently have a gravity-fed, fully-vented central-heating (CH) and hot-water (HW) system (large cold-water tank and expansion tank in the loft, hot-water tank and pump in airing cupboard, gas boiler in the kitchen), and I need to replace the boile
There are two main and opposing risks: Too high, and users get scalded Too low, and you risk pathogens, particularly Legionella bacteria, which causes legionellosis (Legionnaires' disease) Legionella riskAccording to the paper "Legionella and the pre
Annual MaintenanceAttach a garden hose to the hose bib at the bottom of the hot-water heater tank after turning off the gas or power to the unit. Run the hose outside where it can drain. Keep the cold water feed on to the tank to remove sediment buil
Perhaps you are simply using all the hot water in the tank. After all, 3 gallons per minute is a fairly low flow, but will empty a 30 gallon tank in 10 minutes. To test this, measure how much water comes out of your shower
Hot water pipesThe hot-water pipes are easy to size, because the thinking has already been done for the cold pipes. The kitchen sink will be fed in 15mm from the tee under the bath, and then in 22mm from the top of the cylinder. The vent pipe leading
Hello, Trying to make Xlite works, my calls are automatically hang up after 30 seconds. I find a lot of issues on that matter on the Internet but no relevant solution. Please note the quality is perfect the first 30 seconds
If the main water valve, and any other valves leading to the heater are open, then the pressure inside the tank will be equal to the supply pressure. Once the tank starts heating, however, the pressure will increase. If you have an old system that's