Q01. Can the joints between components be manipulated? 

Yes, please refer to the IOM for the correct procedure. 

Q02. Does each PICV need to be protected by individual strainers? 

No, it is recommended to fit a strainer further upstream protecting a number of PICVs.

Q03. Can you flush the coil avoiding the PICV? 

Yes, please refer to the IOM for flushing procedures and guidance. 

Q04. Can the Hook-Up be fitted directly to a Fan Coil Unit? 

Yes, the unit is designed with 40mm connections and equal flow and return lengths for direct connection to FCUs. More about Fan Coils >

Q05.    Do I need to use insulation? 

The PICV can be installed on either flow and return. Please ensure that the valve is installed with actuator. However, IP54 rated actuators can be mounted in any orientation. The flow direction arrow in the correct direction. 

Q06.    Does it matter which way around the PICV is installed? 

Yes, a Venturi device is provided as part of the unit to provide flow measurement. 

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