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Commercial Pre-Rinse Spray Valves Background

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Specification for Commercial Pre–Rinse Spray Valves Background Materials

EPA’s Response to Public Comments

Interested parties had the opportunity to submit comments on the Draft Specification for Commercial Pre–Rinse Spray Valves until early April 2013. In addition, on March 20, 2013, EPA held a teleconference and webinar with stakeholders to discuss the draft specification. For more information, please review:

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Draft Specification for Commercial Pre-Rinse Spray Valves and Supporting Documentation

EPA issued a Draft Specification for Commercial Pre–Rinse Spray Valves on February 7, 2013. The draft specification and supporting documentation are found below:

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Pre-Rinse Spray Valves Field Study

To ensure the efficiency and performance of high-efficiency pre-rinse spray valves before developing a specification, EPA conducted a field study to assess pre-rinse spray valve water use, energy use, and performance. Information regarding the scope and results of the pre-rinse spray valve field study are found below:

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Notice of Intent

In July 2009, EPA initiated specification development for commercial pre–rinse spray valves. For further background information, please review the notice of intent to develop a specification for pre–rinse spray valves:

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