Summary: Learn how to fit, install and wire an electric shower.
* Notifiable project requiring Building Control approval. Installation must conform to Electrical Regulations.
An electric shower is supplied as a wall unit and uses an electric element to heat the water. The unit is plumbed into the cold water supply and is run on a separate circuit to avoid overloading the main circuit. Installation may vary for different shower models so read the manufacturer's instructions carefully.
Keep in mind a service like this emergency plumber in case of a problem with your new shower – or any part of your washroom – any time of day or night!
Before commencing on the electrical work, install the shower cubicle and tray, and carry out all necessary plumbing work, following the manufacturer's instructions and the guidelines in Installing a shower.
Connections. at the shower heater unit
You must use a 45 amp double-pole pull-cord switch with a neon indicator light positioned away from the shower or bath.
Ceiling switch connections.
Connections inside the shower heater unit.
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