Installation Guidelines for Air Admittance Valves
The installation of Air Admittance Valves (AAVs ) and the Studor P.A.P.A. can be broken down into three categories, depending upon the type of building concerned. By utilising these categories you can work out the precise benefits that will be derived as a result of installing the Studor range of products in a certain building.
Please note that with there will be exceptions to each example given below, as the architecture of drainage systems can differ depending on the layout and functionality of different buildings. The details below cover retrofits on existing buildings along with the installation instructions for new buildings.
Installation Guidelines for Low Rise Buildings
Installation Guidelines for Medium Rise Buildings
Medium rise buildings (up to 10 floors in height) commonly use the Mini-Vent AAV for branch ventilation combined with the Maxi-Vent for soil stack ventilation as the appropriate means of venting. Typical examples could be small tower blocks, hospitals, smaller arenas and stadiums.