New Construction / International / 2016 / 05 - Water /

WAT 04 - Water efficient equipment

Information correct as of 2ndDecember 2021. Please see kb.breeam.com for the latest compliance information.

Manual watering - KBCN0553

Where the design team can justify that manual watering provides a reduction in unregulated water consumption, this can be considered as an acceptable method for reducing unregulated water use.

Temporary irrigation systems - KBCN0147

Temporary watering arrangements set up purely to allow plant species or a green roof to establish are acceptable for plants relying on natural precipitation during all seasons of the year. Where this is the case, the ecologist's report must confirm the plant species and the expected time for recommended plant species to establish themselves i.e. time period for temporary watering arrangements.
Information correct as of 2ndDecember 2021. Please see kb.breeam.com for the latest compliance information.