(4 credits available)
To identify and implement cost-effective opportunities for energy savings.
Has an energy audit been carried out for the asset?
|Credits||Answer||Select a single answer|
|0||A||Question not answered|
|0||B||No energy audit has been carried out|
|2||C||Yes, an energy audit has been carried out|
|3||D||Yes, an energy audit has been carried out, and all measures with a payback time of 5 years or less have been implemented.|
|4||E||Yes, an energy audit has been carried out, and all measures with a payback time of 10 years or less have been implemented.|
|Criterion||Assessment criteria||Applicable answer|
|1||The energy audit is not older than four years.||All|
|2||The energy audit and improvement measures identified specifically relate to the assessed asset.||All|
|3||The energy audit has been carried out in accordance with ISO 50002:2014, or equivalent.||All|
As a minimum the energy audit should:
- Be based on up-to-date, measured, traceable operational data on energy consumption and (for electricity) load profiles
- Comprise a detailed review of the energy consumption profile of the asset
- Be based on Simple Payback Periods (SPP) or instead use life cycle cost analysis (LCCA) to take account of long-term savings, residual values of long-term investments and discounts rates;
- Be proportionate, and sufficiently representative to permit the drawing of a reliable picture of overall energy performance and the reliable identification of most significant opportunities for improvement.
|-||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.|
|1||Energy audit report including recommendations for energy efficiency improvement measures|
|2||Detailed and validated calculations of the payback periods for the improvement measures identified in the energy audit.|
|2||Photographic proof or documentation to demonstrate that measures which achieve the relevant payback periods have been implemented.|
|3||Documentation which demonstrates the standards, procedures or guidance that the energy audit complies with.|
A systematic procedure for obtaining sufficient knowledge about the energy consumption of an asset, to identify and quantify cost-effective energy saving opportunities, and report the findings.
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