Little Giant Condensate Pumps
small and simple yet provide great peace of mind
Little Giant is a leader in the pump industry, and their condensate pumps are one of the many reasons why. These pumps are economical, easy-to-install and built to be low in maintenance, saving you time and money. Choose from several models, one of which is sure to be the best condensate pump for your application. For a list of other pumps we offer, visit our pump index page
Automatic Condensate Removal Pumps - VCMA Series
Automatic condensate pumps for the removal of water dripping off air conditioner evaporative coils during the dehumidification process, or the removal of water caused by the condensing of exhaust gases from high efficiency furnaces.
Float switch controlled, these pumps turn on when approximately 2-1/4" of water collects in the tank, and automatically turn off when the tank is drained to approximately 1-1/4".
- Fully Automatic
- 1/2 gallon leak proof, rustproof, high impact, ABS tank with mounting tabs,
- 3 inlet drain holes
- Removable 3/8" barbed check valve
- New generation float arm for enhanced reliability
- Safety switch can be wired to shut down the heating/AC circuit or to sound a low voltage alarm warning of possible tank overflow
- Flame retardant ABS plastic motor & tank cover, volute and impeller
- Glass filled polypropylene impeller
- Stainless steel pump shaft
- Snap-action pump switch
- Easy installation
- Intermittent liquid temp. up to 120°F
- Thermal overload protection
- 6 ft. power cord
- ULST model includes 20 ft. 3/8" id clear vinyl tubing
- Click here for dimensions
- UL & CSA listed
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Frequently Asked Questions
Q. "Do all air conditioners and boilers use condensate pumps? Do I need one for my house?"
A. No, not all air conditioning units use condensate pumps. This type of pump is typically used with units installed in areas where the condensation cannot naturally drain from the air conditioner. For instance, some apartment buildings or office complexes might have an air conditioning unit installed between stories. You don't want the condensation draining out through the walls or floors and causing water damage, so a condensate pump and basin is used to collect that water and pump it to a more appropriate drainage point. If your air conditioning unit is installed on the ground, on your roof, or somewhere else where any condensation produced can drip off naturally, you don't need a condensate pump. However, if you are uncertain about where you air conditioner drains, we suggest you contact your local HVAC or plumbing professional to help you determine whether or not you need a condensate pump.
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