Last edited 27 Dec 2020

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Tom Blois-Brooke Engineer Website

BREEAM Energy Efficient Equipment


[edit] Aim and benefits

To recognise and encourage procurement of energy efficient equipment to ensure optimum performance and energy savings in operation.

This issue offers the following potential benefits to end users and clients:

[edit] When to consider

Design stage

[edit] Step by step guidance

1) Gather the specification sheets for the unregulated energy efficient equipment

2) Create spreadsheet

Item Number Description Energy Star or on the Energy Product List (Y/N)

Load (watts)


[edit] Questions to ask while seeking compliance

Find out the function of the unregulated energy equipment as this effects the criteria.

[edit] Tools and resources

Spreadsheets to show calculations of unregulated energy usage of energy efficient equipment. Specification sheets of energy efficient equipment from which the estimated energy usage can be calculated.

[edit] Tips and best practice

Make sure estimates are as accurate as possible.

[edit] Typical evidence

Specification sheets of unregulated energy efficient equipment showing Energy Star Rating or Government Buying Standards procurement

[edit] Applicable Schemes

The guidelines collated in this ISD aim to support sustainable best practice in the topic described. This issue may apply in multiple BREEAM schemes covering different stages in the life of a building, different building types and different year versions. Some content may be generic but scheme nuances should also be taken into account. Refer to the comments below and related articles to this one to understand these nuances. See this document for further guidelines.

BRE Global does not endorse any of the content posted and use of the content will not guarantee the meeting of certification criteria.

--Tom Blois-Brooke 16:43, 01 Jul 2019 (BST)

--Tom Abbott 12:31, 17 Jan 2018 (BST)

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