Recently, Paul Bateman at AVT Australia was asked to install insertion valves in the tight quarters under the small outdoor stairwell of the
Melborne Arts Center (below).
The task seemed simple enough, install two, 8” (200mm) EZ Valves on 80º C (176º F) hot water lines and two, 10” (250mm) EZ Valves on 6º C (42.8º F) chilled water lines. However, two of these pipes ran 4 inches from the ceiling, making a standard "rightside up" installation impossible.
So we improvised.
We can now claim to be the experts at upside down EZ2 Valve installations.
We also developed some special tricks to remove swarf on the first 10” (250mm) and some engineering changes to the location of the chip flushes. Both worked perfectly.