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Benefits of hot water recirculation

Add balancing valves for temperature consistency.

Due to this source of wasted water and the significant potential in energy and resource savings in preventing it, a growing number of building codes are requiring hot water recirculation or pipe heating (such as electrical tape) to conserve water.


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Backflow freeze protection

Zurn Wilkins ZWFR Backflow Preventer Freeze Protection Device monitors the water temperature within the valve.

Zurn Wilkins ZWFR Backflow Preventer Freeze Protection Device monitors the water temperature within the valve.


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Tips on controlling water pressure when needed

Too much pressure.

One of the first things we learn in the plumbing profession is the allowable water pressure for a water distribution system. A maximum pressure of 80 psi was beat into my head at an early age. Some area of the country with high-rise buildings will allow up to 100 psi, while in other areas the pressure was lowered to 60 psi in an effort to conserve water.


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Brass Ball Valve

Jomar’s new dezincification-resistant brass ball valve complies with the upcoming lead-free legislation and has more dezincification-resistant properties than traditional bronze, red brass or gunmetal valves.
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DHW Flow Control Valve

Therm-Omega-Tech’s Circuit Solver valve for domestic hot water systems now is approved by the Board of State Examiners of Plumbers and Gas Fitters for installation in Massachusetts.
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Efficient Variable Speed Pump Selection & Control

ON DEMAND This webinar will help to answer questions like: "How many pumps should our system use?"  and "How should we sequence (stage) on additional pumps?"

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