A pressure reducing valve works by way of spring and diaphragm to regulate the flow of water.
- reduces high incoming pressure from your city water supply
- distributes pressure evenly throughout your household, insuring pipes and appliance operate under safe pressure
- saves water by reducing the amount of pressure coming through a faucet - this is particulary helpful with larger appliances that can overfill
- saves energy by reducing the volume of water requiring heat from water heater
When considering a PRV, we recommend testing your incoming water pressure over several hours to find the peak pressure. Then, compare your reading to the maximum value in your manual's specification chart: