(4 credits available)
To minimise unnecessary water consumption due to defects and to minimise disruption during maintenance.
Do all water using fixtures and appliances have isolation valves fitted?
|Credits||Answer||Select all that apply|
|0||A||Question not answered|
|2||C||Yes, in communal areas|
|2||D||Yes, within the homes|
|Criterion||Assessment criteria||Applicable answer|
Where no water equipment is installed within the communal areas the answer option can be filtered out of the assessment
Evidence illustrates that isolation valves are installed for relevant equipment within the asset. Relevant equipment includes (but is not limited to):
|3||If isolation valves are fitted to areas in which water using appliances are installed, such as a bathroom or kitchens, the aim of the credit would be met.||B-F|
|4||Isolation valves are classified as any valve in the pipe which prevents the flow of water to a specific piece of equipment or area.||B-F|
|5||Isolation valves must be easily accessible.||B-F|
|6||Isolation valves can be automatic or manual||B-F|
|-||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.|
|All||Photographic evidence of water isolation controls.|
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