Lessons Learned Program - Lesson: Mixing Valve
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Gary A. McFarland, P.E.
4th Avenue North, P.O. Box 36600
Billings, MT 59107
Keyword: Mixing Valve
Mixing valves are used to provide hot and cold mixed water to select exam room lavatories. The distance from the mixing valve to the lav must be short enough to allow
only a short period of time to elapse before mixed water is delivered.
The mixing valves need to be located close enought to satisfy providers with correct temperature water. Change order resulted in adding more mixing valves to satisfy
During design, review locations of mixing valve to assure there are adequate numbers of valves and the distance to lavatories is within design parameters.