Is this considered and air gap

Is this vent considered an ‘air gap’? There were 2 dishwashers in this kitchen and no air gap at the countertop.

No…thats a studer vent…

What Russell said, that is not for dishwasher.

Example of D.W. air gap

http://www.nachi.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=40773&d=1292803489

Example of an air gap.

that is an air admitance valve or a vent for the drain line John…

This is what it looks like:

http://t3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTYF5o6U6ve3xge95DRsih_g_ISRCoys4O7xfJjvCZUKA-e9jz6vA

http://www.studor.com/approvals.htm

Those vents in 2006 were not approved in all states, check with your local AHJ.

Air gap;

http://airgap.com/_webImagesSml/Amerigap52ChromeSinkQDwebSml.jpg

:slight_smile:

Thanks for the replies. I know what an air gap for a dishwasher is when mounted on the countertop.

I hadn’t seen an AAV mounted in a home before, just pictures.