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  • two handle shower valves

    What are you required to install to bring a 2 handle shower faucet up to code in your area. On friday I was told by an inspector that you need to install a temp. balancing valve and mixing valve behind the wall. as the NSPC calls for both not just pressure balance valve and you can not use the heater thermostat as temp. control. So how have you been handling this issue.

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    Re: two handle shower valves

    I've only done it once,homeowner supplied Gerber valve.We installed a small tempering valve in the vanity,picked up hot and cold for the valve at the vanity and ran cold and tempered to the shower valve.
    Steve in the trade since 73 doing new residential/Commercial work

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      Re: two handle shower valves

      Installed a tempering valve along with this balancing valve. http://media.wattswater.com/6508920.pdf
      Ron Hasil Lic #058-160417
      A-Archer Sewer & Plumbing specializing in:
      Tankless Water Heaters | Drain and Sewer Cleaning
      Sump and Ejector Pumps | Backflow RPZ Testing

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