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Homes-v2008 EAc9: Appliances .5-3 points

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Intent

Reduce appliance energy consumption.

Requirements

Prerequisites

None.

Credits

9.1 High-efficiency appliances (maximum 2 points). Install appliances from the list below. To receive points for one type (e.g., refrigerator), every appliance of that type must meet the applicable requirement below.

a. ENERGY STAR labeled refrigerator(s) (1 point).

b. ENERGY STAR labeled ceiling fans (at least one in living or family room and one per bedroom) (0.5 point).

c. ENERGY STAR labeled dishwasher(s) that uses 6.0 gallons or less per cycle (0.5 point).

d. ENERGY STAR labeled clothes washer(s) (0.5 point).

9.2 Water-efficient clothes washer (1 point). Install clothes washer with modified energy factor (MEF) ≥ 2.0 and water factor (WF) < 5.5. A clothes washer that meets these requirements and the requirement in EA 9.1 can be counted for both.

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USGBC logo

© Copyright U.S. Green Building Council, Inc. All rights reserved.

Intent

Reduce appliance energy consumption.

Requirements

Prerequisites

None.

Credits

9.1 High-efficiency appliances (maximum 2 points). Install appliances from the list below. To receive points for one type (e.g., refrigerator), every appliance of that type must meet the applicable requirement below.

a. ENERGY STAR labeled refrigerator(s) (1 point).

b. ENERGY STAR labeled ceiling fans (at least one in living or family room and one per bedroom) (0.5 point).

c. ENERGY STAR labeled dishwasher(s) that uses 6.0 gallons or less per cycle (0.5 point).

d. ENERGY STAR labeled clothes washer(s) (0.5 point).

9.2 Water-efficient clothes washer (1 point). Install clothes washer with modified energy factor (MEF) ≥ 2.0 and water factor (WF) < 5.5. A clothes washer that meets these requirements and the requirement in EA 9.1 can be counted for both.

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