Control Hot Water Circ Pump With X10?

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Hello. My house has a hot water circulating pump built in and located
near my hot water tank. It currently runs 24/7 and this is excessive. So
I would like to put it on a timer controlled by my X10 system. The pump
is wired to a wall switch so I think it easiest to replace the standard
wall switch with an X10 switch. I have done this with many of the lights
in my house so it should be easy for me to accomplish. My question is
which model switch should I use? Is something like the WS467 ok? Or is
there another unit that would be better for use with the pump? Thanks
for your advice.

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The WS467 is for incandescent lights only. You need something more
along the lines of this:
http://www.smarthome.com/2207/X10-Pro-20-Amp-Relay-Wall-Switch-XPS3-IW-WS13=
A/p.aspx

Marc

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Marc Guardiani wrote:
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Well, switch received, installed, and tested. I wonder if/when the
savings will cover the $11 cost plus my time? Cheers!

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David White wrote:




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Redy temp has a new controller coming out that may be worth looking into.
To install you pretty much just plug your existing pump into the side of
the control boxes pump power socket then install the temperature probe.
They say that it turns a 24 / 7 operating pump into one that only runs
based on your timer schedule, up to 20 per day.  It appears to also allows
the system to be controlled in an on-demand push-button, as needed mode
that can override the timer during an off-scheduled time period.  We
foresee getting one once the products is released sometime this month.
Going from 24/7 pumping to timered ought to put a good chunk of money back
in your pocket.

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