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RE: Hot water for garage bathroom

To: Larry Daniels <>
Subject: RE: Hot water for garage bathroom
From: "Randall" <>
Date: Fri, 10 Nov 2006 21:23:07 -0800
> I've also seen a system that used a pump and a thermostatic valve,
> plus a control circuit. Before you turn on the hot water you press a
> switch that pumps water from the (now cold) hot water line into the
> cold water line via the thermostatic valve.

That's a nifty idea.  But why would the valve need to be thermostatic ?  Why not
just a solenoid valve that only opens when the pump is running ?

Seems like this would be easy to build yourself, and removes the concern over
the hot water line being heated all the time.


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