f you have a cold water tank (cistern) in your loft and a hot water tank (cylinder) in your airing cupboard, this is a gravity-fed system.
It’s the most common household plumbing system and means you have a low pressure water system. Having low pressure need not limit your choice of shower type. If your hot water cylinder is large enough, simply choose from our extensive range of showers
If you have a hot water tank (cylinder), usually found in your airing cupboard, but you don’t have a cold water tank (cistern) in your loft or garage, this is an unvented high pressure system. This can look similar to a low pressure system so check carefully to avoid confusion. Also take caution in refurbished houses with disused water tanks.
All our Electric showers can simply be connected to a cold water mains supply, simply choose from our extensive range of Electric showers. If your cold mains does not have the required regulated minimum pressure, select one of our pumped electric showers like the Triton T80SI or the Redring Expressions 570 to feed from a cold water tank (cistern) in your loft.