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Des Plaines, IL: Chicago Faucets expands the selection of pressure-balancing tub and shower fittings with a new valve that incorporates several significant updates to match unique needs, design and budget for every application. The new tub and shower fittings are ideal for education, healthcare, hospitality, multi-family and fitness applications. With its finely tuned ceramic operating cartridge, the new Chicago Faucets pressure-balancing shower valve offers improved flow management, precise hot- and cold-water mixing, simplified hot water volume adjustment, and a reduced flow rate (GPM) for both tub and shower service. Hot and cold supply inlet check stops are built into every valve. The complete fittings feature modern wall trim styling, with a polished chrome wall plate that's dual-indexed: embossed "H" and "C" and color-coded temperature graduation allow the user to adjust temperature quickly and easily. The new Chicago Faucets shower valve is available as part of a complete system that includes a choice of shower head, a diverter tub spout and all finishing trim. The valve may also be purchased separately. Installation is easy: valve inlets and outlets with both 1/2" NPT and copper sweat connections are built in. All Chicago Faucets tub and shower fittings are fully compliant with relevant plumbing codes and standards. More information on these products can be found at www.chicagofaucets.com or by calling 800-566-2100. The Chicago Faucet Company is part of the Geberit Group, a European market leader and global provider of sanitary technology. Since 1901, The Chicago Faucet Company, located in Des Plaines, Illinois, has offered commercial and residential products built to stand the test of time. A combination of the best engineering, finest materials and quality workmanship has made Chicago Faucets the specified choice in many of the finest building projects throughout North America. As European market leader, the Geberit Group is a global provider in the area of plumbing technology with sales of CHF 2.3 billion and about 6,200 employees in 41 countries worldwide. For additional information, contact The Chicago Faucet Company at 2100 South Clearwater Drive, Des Plaines, IL 60018, or call 800-566-2100. You can also visit Chicago Faucets at chicagofaucets.com.