Re: Pressure Balance Valve
Posted by hj on May 14, 2002 at 01:12:31:
In response to Re: Pressure Balance Valve
If you do not want to take the chance on getting either a blast of hot or cold water, then you should have the balancer on any shower assembly.

: : : There are several companies that make them. That one should fulfil the requirement.

: : : : I'm remodeling my bathroom, and want to use one of those antique '2 handle' exposed shower fittings with the rose head.

: : : : My plumber is nervous, telling me that code requires a pressure balanced valve. My research has located an in-line pressure balance valve (called Tempera at www.pppinc.com). Could I use this to provide the same function? Or would this still be in violation of code? I live in Southern California, if that matters.

: : Richard,
: : Grohe makes a 35.204 in-line pressure balance valve too. Terry

: Thanks. I am reassured.

: I have one last question - if I have a hand-held shower head on the tub faucet, do I need one of these valves on the tub as well as the shower?

: Richard




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