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Information correct as of 21stJanuary 2020. Please see kb.breeam.com for the latest compliance information.

Clarification of ‘CN1 Flexible design options’ - KBCN0917

In homes where there are no partition walls, excluding ones that separate the bathroom(s) from the rest of home, it is possible to meet the '02 flexible design' criteria by meeting the requirements of the nationally described space standard.

Composting waste - KBCN0827

Composting waste does not need to be included within the internal waste facilities for purposes of crit 2 and 3. This is dealt separately within crit 5.

Determining the number of bedspaces in a home - KBCN1300

The number of bedspaces the home is designed for should be determined using the Nationally Described Space standard. The size of the bedroom should be compared with the technical requirements in section 10 and used to define the number of bedspaces.

Internal composting waste storage - KBCN0829

Internal composting waste storage facilities are not required to be fixed. Fixed units are only required for recyclable waste.

Portable clothes drying racks - KBCN0164

Portable clothes drying racks are not compliant. These are not a fixed feature of the built asset and could be removed or moved to rooms which are not sufficiently ventilated.
Information correct as of 21stJanuary 2020. Please see kb.breeam.com for the latest compliance information.