Xylem Introduces Lead-Free Balance Valves for Plumbing Systems
Xylem announces the introduction of its complete line of Bell & Gossett Lead-Free Circuit Setter Plus balance valves for plumbing systems (Lead-Free contains less than 0.25% lead content by weight on wetted surfaces). The entire line of Circuit Setter Plus balance valves meets the requirements of California’s AB1953 and Vermont’s S152 legislation, and exceeds the current requirements in the other 48 states.
Designed specifically for pre-set proportional system balance, the Circuit Setter Plus line features integrated pressure/temperature ports to easily verify the flow rates and temperatures. This innovative system balance method, which was developed by Bell & Gossett, assures optimum system flow balance at minimum energy consumption and total water usage.
Additional features of the Lead-Free Circuit Setter Plus balance valves line include:
- Complete line from 1/2 inch to 3 inch valves
- Suitable for all plumbing and HVAC applications
- Optimizes plumbing and HVAC system efficiency
- Provides accurate, calibrated, flow readings
- CSA Certified: AB1953; Vermont S152; Maryland House Bill 372 [Statue 12-605]
- ANSI/NSF-61 Annex G compliant
- Bi-directional design allows any installation configuration
- 400 PSI working pressure
- Stainless steel ball
- Conserves Water
Mark Handzel, director of building services marketing at Xylem Residential & Commercial Water stated, “As market leaders, we strive to ensure that our products meet or exceed the requirements of current as well as new legislation. Xylem now has the first complete line of lead-free balance valves available for plumbing systems.”
The Lead-Free Circuit Setter Plus is an energy-efficient balancing device that minimizes the cost to operate plumbing and HVAC systems thus making it an essential part of any green building system.
Picture: Circuit Setter Balance Valve (Image:Xylem)
Source: Xylem Inc.