(4 credits available)
To reduce water consumption by encouraging the specification of water efficient white goods.
What percentage of the water consuming white goods are low water use (dishwashers, washing machines)?
|Credits||Answer||Select a single answer|
|0||A||Question not answered|
|1||C||≥1 to <25%|
|2||D||≥25 to <50%|
|3||E||≥40 to <75%|
|Criterion||Assessment criteria||Applicable answer|
Where no white goods are present in the asset and no white goods from nearby facilities (e.g. adjacent building) will be used by the occupants and visitors, this issue can be filtered out. Also see Specific Note below
|2||In order to be awarded the relevant credits, baseline water usage of installed equipment must be equal to or below the figures outlined in Table 23 below||B-F|
|3||Only water consuming white goods that are under the operational control of the building owner and/or are fitted by the building owner must be assessed.||B-F|
|Asset type specific|
Where the asset under assessment contains no water using equipment and therefore there is no water supply to the building, identify and assess the water supply to the facilities most likely to be used by the occupants and visitors to the asset under assessment.
This rule also applies where the assessment consists solely of an extension to an existing building, i.e. where the extended building contains no new water using equipment because there are facilities present within the existing building.
Checklists and Tables
|Commercial sized dishwasher||5 litres per rack|
|Domestic sized dishwasher (if applicable)||12 litres per cycle|
|Commercial/industrial sized washing machine||7.5 litres per kg|
|Domestic sized washing machine (if applicable)||40 litres per load|
|-||The evidence below is not exhaustive, please also refer to the ‘BREEAM evidential requirements’ section in the scope of the Guidance for appropriate evidence types which can be used to demonstrate compliance.|
|2,3||Photographic evidence of listed white goods.|
|2,3||Manufacturer specifications of white goods installed in the asset.|
|2,3||Copies of asset floor plans and/or an inventory demonstrating the location and number of white goods installed.|
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