(4 credits available)
To reduce water consumption by encouraging the specification of water efficient appliances.
Are the dishwashers and washing machines low water use?
|Credits||Answer||Select a single option|
|0||A||Question not answered|
|2||C||Yes, all communal washing machines are low water use|
|2||D||Yes, all washing machines and/or dishwashers within the home are low water use|
|Criterion||Assessment criteria||Applicable answer|
Where no washing machines are installed in the common areas the answer option can be filtered out of the assessment.
|2||This issue only covers washing machines and dishwashers that are the responsibility of the management organisation.||D|
|3||In order to be awarded the relevant credits, baseline water usage of installed equipment must be equal to or below the figures as outlined in Table 21.||C,D|
Checklists and tables
Table 21: Baseline figures for white goods
|-||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 listed appliances.|
|All||Manufacturer specifications of appliances installed in the asset|
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