GREEN GLOBES #1.3.1 Are the boilers less than 20 years old?
The average life cycle of a boiler is 25 years. A boiler older than 20 years may need to be replaced. If there are no boilers, select "N/A." This criterion is informational only and is not scored.
GREEN GLOBES #1.3.2 What percentage of boilers in the facility are high-efficiency?
- 50% - 100% (12 points)
- 25% - 49% (8 points)
- <25% (0 points)
These incorporate sealed consumption and pulse technology to obtain efficiencies of 83% to 90%. They can be either condensing (recuperative) or power/fan assisted. If there are no boilers, select "N/A."
GREEN GLOBES #1.3.3 Do the boilers have automatic vent dampers?
- Yes (4 points)
- No (0 points)
These are placed in the flue pipe between the heating unit and the chimney to restrict the flow of heated air up the chimney. If there are no boilers, select "N/A."
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