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Hi there Can you help please? I have purchased a sealed electric

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Hi there
Can you help please?
I have purchased a sealed electric hot water cylinder form ebay. See below.
Item Number 271254768832
Item Number 371007951914
Now, the sellers tell me I don't need an expansion vessel, however my builder friend is convinced i do. Can you please advise me on everything I need to install the water boiler safely.
Any advise would be very much appreciated.
Thanks
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Plumbing
Expert:  Andrew Smith replied 3 years ago.

XXXXX XXXXX :

You will always need an expansion vessel unless you use a Megaflow which has a built in expansion "bubble" internal to the unit

XXXXX XXXXX :

The 2 items indicated with require an external potable expansion vessel

Customer:

Hi Andrew

Customer:

Can you let me know all the component needed to fit them safely please. A diagram would be great if you have one. Thanks so much for you help. Matt

XXXXX XXXXX :

Try this;

XXXXX XXXXX :

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Unvented-expansion-pressure-reducing-kit-a-b-for-ariston-and-heatrae-sadia-/171259163324?pt=UK_Home_Garden_Hearing_Cooling_Air&hash=item27dfd772bc

Customer:

Hi Andrew

Customer:

Thanks for that.

Customer:

So just to confirm if I fit those bits then this will make the installation comply with safety rules and regs?

Customer:

Last question I promise:)

Customer:

Matt

XXXXX XXXXX : Yes, but make sure the builder fits them correctly, he should have been on an unvented hot water course to do this
Customer:

Ok thanks very much for you help.I will defiantly be leaving good feedback:)

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