MORTON GROVE, Illinois, January 31, 2011 – Bell & Gossett introduced its new Lead-Free Circuit Setter® Plus at the 2011 AHR Expo in Las Vegas, January 31, 2011. The Circuit Setter Plus meets the requirements of California’s AB1953 and Vermont’s S152 legislation, as well as exceed the current requirements in the other 48 states.

Designed specifically for pre-set proportional system balance, the new Circuit Setter features integrated pressure/temperature ports to easily verify differential pressure and temperatures. This innovative system balance method, developed by Bell & Gossett, assures optimum system flow balance at minimum operating horsepower.

The Lead-Free Circuit Setter Plus balancing valve is:

• Suitable for all plumbing and HVAC applications
• Optimizes plumbing and HVAC system efficiency
• Provides accurate, calibrated, flow readings
• Bi-directional design allows any installation configuration
• 400 PSI working pressure
• Stainless steel ball
• Conserves Water
• Contains less than 0.25% lead content by weight on wetted surfaces.
• CSA Certified: AB1953; Vermont S152; Maryland House Bill 372 [Statue
• ANSI/NSF-61 Annex G compliant

Mark Handzel, Director of Building Services Market at ITT Residential & Commercial Water stated, “As market leaders, we want to ensure that our products meet or exceed the requirements of current as well as new legislation. With the introduction of the new Lead-Free Circuit Setter, ITT now has the first lead-free balance valve available for plumbing systems.”

The Lead-Free Circuit Setter Plus is an energy-efficient balancing device that minimizes the cost to operate Plumbing and HVAC systems thus making it an essential part of any GREEN building system. For more information, contact your local Bell & Gossett Representative or visit the B&G Control Valves website at

About Bell & Gossett
Bell & Gossett, a brand of ITT Corporation, is a leading manufacturer of centrifugal pumps, circulators, hydronic specialties, heat exchangers, condensate handling equipment, and packaged systems for variable and constant speed pumping, heat transfer and pressure boosting.

About ITT Corporation
ITT Corporation is a high-technology engineering and manufacturing company operating on all seven continents in three vital markets: water and fluids management, global defense and security, and motion and flow control. With a heritage of innovation, ITT partners with its customers to deliver extraordinary solutions that create more livable environments, provide protection and safety and connect our world.

Headquartered in White Plains, N.Y., the company reported 2009 revenue of $10.9 billion.