Elevating heat pump water heater to avoid condensate pump
Can I elevate a HPWH to let the condensate drain into a tall stand pipe thus avoiding a condensate pump? How do I elevate it while having a drain pan for the auto leak protection?
Purchased a Rheem Proterra 65L HPWH with plan to install in a currently open (will finish at some point) basement. It will be sitting near my Washer/HP dryer and thus, I would like to drain the condensate into the stand pipe which sits 55” off the ground (old house, sewage line is not much lower). Heat pump condensate drain sits at 50” off the ground.
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