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Advanced Bridge Valve™ Installation and Operation

Advanced Bridge Valve™ Installation

Location:

The Bridge Valve should be installed under the kitchen or bathroom sink at the farthest fixture from the water heater. Branched plumbing systems will need a Bridge Valve at the end of each line. Additional Bridge Valvesare available at www.FasterHotWater.com.

Note: Do not use Teflon tape or pipe dope on Bridge Valve connections.

 

Ball Valve Installation:

  1. Turn off water to the house and drain the water from the pipes.
  2. Turn off both the hot and cold angle stops (valves) below the sink.
  3. Disconnect existing hot and cold water supply lines from the angle stops and replace angle stops with ball valves.
  4. Install 1/2" brass nipples in ball valves using Teflon tape and/or pipe dope. Attach new stainless steel advanced 1/2" x 1/2" supply lines to nipples.
  5. Attach other end of advanced supply lines to the appropriate "Cold Water In" and "Hot Water In" ports of the Bridge Valve. Tighten finger tight plus a quarter turn with a wrench. Do not over tighten.
  6. Attach standard 1/2" x 1/2" standard supply lines to the appropriate "Cold Water Out" and "Hot Water Out" ports of the Bridge Valve. Tighten finger tight plus a quarter turn with a wrench. Do not over tighten.
  7. Attach other end of standard supply lines to the faucet. Tighten finger tight plus a quarter turn with a wrench. Do not over tighten.
  8. Leave ball valves in the off position and turn the house water back on. Check for leaks.
  9. Open both the hot water and cold water ball valves and check for leaks.

Bridge Valve™ Operation

The following steps will determine if the Bridge Valve is operating correctly.

  1. Close the cold water ball valve below the sink.
  2. Quickly turn the hot water faucet on and then off to activate the pump.
  3. Open the cold water faucet.
  4. Water should flow from the faucet until warm water (95°F) reaches the Bridge Valve. The flow should gradually decrease until no water is coming from the faucet at which time the Bridge Valve has closed.

Electrical Information

Safety Warning

Warning: Risk of electrical shock.

This pump is supplied with a grounding conductor. To reduce the risk of electrical shock, be certain that it is connected only to a properly grounded grounding type receptacle.

The safe operation of this pump requires that it be grounded in accordance with the national Electrical Code and local government regulations.

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