Automatic Condensate Removal Pump

An automatic condensate removal pump is a device used in air conditioning, heating, and refrigeration systems to remove water that accumulates as a result of the cooling process. Here are five reasons why it’s important to clean this pump on a regular basis or replace it when it no longer works:

  1. Prevent Mold and Mildew Growth: When moisture sits in a dirty pump, it creates a perfect environment for mold and mildew to thrive. These fungi can release spores into the air, which can be harmful when inhaled, especially for people with respiratory issues like asthma.
  2. Maintain Efficiency: A dirty pump has to work harder to remove condensate, which can lead to increased energy consumption. By keeping the pump clean, you ensure that it operates at peak efficiency, reducing energy waste and saving you money.
  3. Avoid Water Damage: If the pump becomes clogged or fails to remove condensate properly, water can overflow from the system. This can cause damage to walls, ceilings, floors, and furniture, leading to costly repairs.
  4. Extend Pump Lifespan: Like any mechanical device, a condensate removal pump will last longer if it is well-maintained. Regular cleaning and maintenance help prevent premature wear and tear, ensuring that the pump continues to function properly for years to come.
  5. Ensure Proper Drainage: The primary function of a condensate removal pump is to drain water away from your HVAC system. If the pump is dirty or clogged, it may not be able to do this effectively, leading to water buildup and potential leaks. Keeping the pump clean ensures that condensate is properly drained, reducing the risk of water damage.

Regular cleaning and maintenance of your condensate removal pump are essential for protecting your health, preserving your property, and ensuring the efficient operation of your HVAC system. If your pump is not working correctly, first try cleaning it and if that doesn’t work consider replacing it. We carry this one…

Little Giant VCMA-20ULS Series 554425 Automatic Condensate Removal Pump

Designed for automatic collection and removal of condensate from air conditioning, refrigeration and de-humidification equipment when gravity drainage is not possible or practical. Also, suitable for high efficiency oil and gas-fired condensing furnace and condensing boiler equipment.

  • 1/30 hp high performance motor
  • ABS tank, motor cover and volute
  • Removable 3/8 in barbed check valve
  • 3 inlet drain holes
  • Thermal overload protection


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Automatic Condensate Removal Pump
Automatic Condensate Removal Pump
Automatic Condensate Removal Pump
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Automatic Condensate Removal Pump

Frank Burton and Sons

Frank Burton & Sons is located at 333 West Broad Street, Bridgeton, NJ 08302

Our phone number is 856-455-1202

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