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I have a whole house gas fired tankless HWH. I have to wait…

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I have a whole...

I have a whole house gas fired tankless HWH. I have to wait excessive amounts of time for HW to be delivered to all but the nearest faucets to the HWH. I am considering an inline HWH booster to mitigate the problem. I need advice.

Contractor's Assistant: How long has this been going on? And how severe is the problem?

Since installation of the tankless HWH about 6 years ago. Not severe but highly annoying.

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

If not too complex...yes

Contractor's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

Not that I can think of

Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Plumbing
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Hello, basically you add a return pipe from the furthest hot water tap, and fit a tiny recirculating pump into it made for the purpose .. the line you fit runs back to the city water connection at the boiler, and the pump is controlled by a timer, to come on periodically, a few times an hour for a minute or two, and it keeps hot water flowing in the loop.

There are caveats we can discuss.

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Do you plan on doing this work yourself or will y ou hire it done.

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