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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Oct 2012

    Default Looking for a solution to freezing pipes

    My synagogue has an annual issue with pipes freezing some are below slab others are on an outside wall. (this is a common problem with churches as well)

    Yes I know - it never should have been done that way.

    Since the building is empty for a couple of days a week chances for a freeze up increase and I have thawed them twice in the last week

    I have thought about connecting a small circulating pump from the hot water feed to cold water with an isolation valve (connecting this permanent, possibly with temperature controls) but I do not know if this is legal also need to find a small pump something around 1/10 gal per minute.

    I am also open to some other ideas

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  2. #2
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Caledon, Ontario

    Default Re: Looking for a solution to freezing pipes

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