Back7.2.10.7.(4)

ATTRIBUTION:

Functional Statement:

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To minimize the risk of injury to persons as a result of contact with hot surfaces or substances.

Objective:

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APPLICATION:

Design and maximum hot water setting for pressure-balanced or thermostatic-mixing shower valves, in plumbing systems for buildings.

INTENT:

To limit the probability that an inability to limit water temperature, or to balance water pressure, will lead to excessive pressure or temperature fluctuations in potable water systems, which could lead to exposure to excessively high water temperatures at shower heads, which could lead to harm to persons.