(4 credits available)
To reduce water consumption by encouraging the specification of water efficient showers and baths.
Are the showerheads and bathtubs low water use?
|Credits||Answer||Select either answer C or D, and either answer E or F|
|0||A||Question not answered|
|1||C||All showerheads have a maximum flow rate less than 8 litres per minute|
|2||D||All showerheads have a maximum flow rate less than 6 litres per minute|
|2||E||All bathtubs must have a maximum capacity of 170 litres|
|2||F||No bathtubs in place|
|Criterion||Assessment criteria||Applicable answer|
|1||Only showerheads and bathtubs within the homes need to be assessed.||B-F|
An adequate proportion of showers heads and/ or bathtubs within the asset need to be checked to determine whether they are low water use, although it is not necessary to check them all. At least 10% of showers within the building must be observed.
|-||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 installed showerheads and/or bathtub|
|All||Manufacturer/supplier literature of water efficient specifications.|
Where manufacturer information is not available, evidence must be provided that confirms that the showers and bathtubs meet the stated criteria. This could include; -
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