AAV

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AAVAdeno-Associated Virus
AAVAssociation of Avian Veterinarians
AAVanti Afterburn Valve
AAVArab American Vehicles
AAVAlternate Access Vendors
AAVAll Activity Vehicle
AAVAmphibious Assault Vehicle (US DoD)
AAVAverage Annual Value
AAVAdvanced Audio Visual (various organizations)
AAVAir Admittance Valve (plumbing)
AAVAcoustic Analysis of Voice (speech-language pathology)
AAVAll Activity Vehicle (Mercedes-Benz)
AAVAdopt A Village
AAVAbilities, Attitudes and Values (psychology scale)
AAVAirborne Assault Vehicle
AAVAutonomous Air Vehicle
AAVAuxiliary Air Valve
AAVAssociation des Artistes Villeurbannais (French: Villeurbanne Artists' Association)
AAVAssociation Astronomique de la Vallée (French: Valley Astronomical Association)
AAVAlternate Access Vendor(s)
AAVAsian-American Village
AAVAuthentication Algorithm Version
AAVAlumni Admissions Volunteers
AAVAutomated Address Verification
AAVAdvanced Aerospace Vehicle
AAVAutonomous Armored Vehicle
AAVAccountability Acceptance Voucher
AAVAfloat Asset Visibility
AAVAir-to-Air Vehicle
AAVAviation Assist Visit
AAVAdvanced Acoustics and Vibration
AAVAustralian Alpaca Veterinarians
AAVAutoduellist Association of Vermont (gaming)
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In cases like this, you can install a one-way vent valve made especially for this purpose, called an air admittance valve. This valve must be installed as close as possible to the drain opening under a sink, countertop or shower drain, and connected to the drainpipe with its own short plastic pipe.
A second option--one that requires no outside venting, makes installation much easier, and is either loved or hated by plumbers--is called an air admittance valve (AAV; photo, p.
In cases with difficult venting, an air admittance valve (AAV) can save you hours of labor.
Oatey's market-leading products include solvent cements for joining plastic pipe and fittings, vent stack roof flashings, solder and flux for joining copper pipe, washing machine outlet boxes, Sure-Vent air admittance valves, residential and light commercial drains and other related plumbing specialty products.
Most municipalities (but not all, so check) allow engineered air admittance valves (AAVs).
Venting a home's plumbing system through air admittance valves, rather than piping, "reduces builders' risk and cost at the same time," says Luhr, president of Quality Built, a Poway, Calif., firm that inspects new homes for builders.