Energy & Water - in more detail

Energy and water are 2 key areas of the Code for Sustainable Homes.  The table below shows the minimum standards and number of points required in order to achieve each level of the Code relating to energy and water.

Energy

 

Code Level      Standard (percentage
better than Part L 2006)     
Points awarded 
 1  10  1.2
 2  18  3.5
 3  25  5.8
 4  44  9.4
 5  100  16.4
 6  A zero carbon home  17.6

 

Water


 

Code Level       Standard (litres per
day per person)                 
Points awarded 
 1  120  1.5
 2  120  1.5
 3  105  4.5
 4  105  4.5
 5  80  7.5
 6  80  7.5


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Fact 9

Concrete can be dense or lightweight and this choice affects its thermal behaviour. In either case, concrete can act as a thermal sink or as an insulator. In some buildings you can see masonry concrete doing both.

See the more information on Why Masonry?