GG Water Audit Form 06-04
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GG Water Audit Form 06-04

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……Water Audit Used for the BOMA Go Green Building Name: Building Address: Owner: Audit Coordinator(s): Other team members: Background 3Annual water usage: __________________________________________________________m Water provider: ____________________________________________________________ 2Number of buildings at facility: ________________ Size of buildings (area): ___________ft Typical number of building occupants: _______________ Water pressure at your facility: Upstream of PRV: ____ (psi) Downstream of PRV: ____ (psi) (Often reducing water pressure by merely 10 or 15 percent can reduce water consumption significantly without interfering in daily consumption activities. Water pressure that is too high can result in leaks.) Have you ever had a water-balance or leak-check? Yes No (Entails shutting off all known water usage. If the meter records any water usage during this period, you have a leak or undocumented consumption.) Size, type, and location of water meter(s): ____________________________________________ What, if any, water efficiency measures are already in place? ...

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Water Audit Used for the BOMA Go Green Building Name: Building Address: Owner: Audit Coordinator(s): Other team members:
Background 3 Annual water usage: __________________________________________________________m Water provider: ____________________________________________________________ 2 Number of buildings at facility: ________________Size of buildings (area): ___________ft Typical number of building occupants: _______________ Water pressure at your facility: Upstream of PRV: ____ (psi) Downstream of PRV: ____ (psi) (Often reducing water pressure by merely 10 or 15 percent can reduce water consumption significantly without interfering in daily consumption activities. Water pressure that is too high can result in leaks.) Have you ever had a water-balance or leak-check?…Yes…No (Entails shutting off all known water usage. If the meter records any water usage during this period, you have a leak or undocumented consumption.) Size, type, and location of water meter(s): ____________________________________________
What, if any, water efficiency measures are already in place? ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________
Water Audit
Personal Water Consumption Number of restrooms: ________Note: Many fixtures have the average flow rate printed on the fixture itself, along with the make and model. If you cannot find this printed information, consult your maintenance staff or facility manager. Toilets
Type of toilets* and average water consumption in gallons per flush (gpf): *Note: Most toilets are either gravity flush, flush valve/flushometer/tankless, or pressurizedtanktypes. Toilet type: _____________Number: _______Average gpf: _____ Toilet type: _____________Number: _______Average gpf: _____ Are toilets equipped with toilet dams or low-flow flapper valves?…Yes…No Do flush valve (tankless) toilets have water-saving diaphragms?…Yes…No Are toilets equipped with automatic water-flushing systems?…Yes…No If so, what is the timing cycle? Are the sensors/timers coordinated with regular work hours?…Yes…No Planned Action: Urinals
Type of urinals* and average water consumption in gallons per flush (gpf): *Note: Most toilets are either gravity flush, flush valve, or waterless. Urinal model: ___________Number: _______Average gpf: _____ Urinal model: ___________Number: _______Average gpf: _____ Are urinals equipped with automatic water-flushing systems?…Yes…No If so, what is the timing cycle?_________________ Are the sensors/timers coordinated with regular work hours?…Yes…No
Planned Action:
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Lavatories/Faucets
Water Audit
Number of restroom faucets (total): _________Faucet flow rate: _________ gpm Are faucets equipped with aerators?…Yes…No Are faucets equipped with automatic or metered shutoff mechanisms?…Yes…No Planned Action: Other
Number of showers (total): _______
Showerhead flow rate: _____________ gpm
Number of drinking fountains: ______…air-cooled or…water-cooled?
No. of vending machines using water: ________
No. ice machines:______…air-cooled or…water-cooled?
Planned Action:
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Water Audit
Kitchens  Numberof meals served/day:_________ Number of kitchen sinks/ faucets: _______ Are kitchen faucets equipped with aerators?…Yes…No Do spray heads have automatic shut off?…Yes…No  Dorefrigerators use domestic water?…Yes…No Are refrigerators equipped with icemakers?…Yes…No Are icemakers:…Water-cooled…Air-cooled  Dorefrigerators provide drinking water?…Yes…No  Dokitchens use:…garbage disposals…composting…neither  Isthere a dishwasher?…Yes…No Average number of loads per week: _____ Are only full loads washed?…Yes…No Are dishes routinely pre-rinsed prior to wash?…Yes…No Is frozen food routinely thawed under running water?…Yes…No  Arekitchen floors hosed clean?…Yes…No Howoften? _____ Are hoses equipped with high-pressure, water efficient nozzles?…Yes…No Planned Action: Mechanical (HVAC) Equipment  Arecooling towers in use at your facility?…Yes…No Number:_____  (Checksettings for level of total dissolved solids (TDS) at blow-down and frequency.)  Ismakeup water metered?…Yes…No Are boilers in use at your facility?…Yes…_____No Number: (Check settings for level of total dissolved solids (TDS) at blow-down and frequency.)  Arewater-cooled air compressors in use?…Yes…No  Arewater-cooled pumps in use?…Yes…No List any other machines that use domestic water:_____________________________________
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Water Audit
Is your HV AC system…air-cooled or…water-cooled? If water-cooled, is your system…open loop or…closed-loop? Planned Action: Cleaning/Janitorial Use:Are hoses used for cleaning parking areas?…Yes…No Are hoses equipped with fine-spray/high-pressure/water-efficient nozzles?…Yes…No Are dry-clean (rather than wet-clean) practices and procedures in place? (i.e. sweep instead of hosing, scrape before spraying, etc.)…Yes…No Are office windows washed on a regular basis?…Yes…No  Howoften? _____________ Are office sidewalks and outside walls pressure-washed on a regular basis?…Yes…No  Howoften? ______________ Are janitorial staff aware of office water conservation efforts?…Yes…NoPlanned Action:
Landscaping/Irrigation Does your landscape use mulch?…Yes…No Does your facility have an irrigation system?…Yes…_________No Type:  Wheredoes the system irrigate? _________________________________________  Howoften? Summer:_______________ Winter:__________  Timeof day?Summer: ______________Winter: ___________  Isthere a rain gauge incorporated in your system?…Yes…No Are there manual override controls for your system?…Yes…No
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Water Audit
Are hoses used for irrigation?…Yes…No Are hoses equipped with fine-spray/high-pressure/water-efficient nozzles?…Yes…No Does your facility have any pools or fountains?…Yes…No Number:________ Where? _________________________________________________________________  Whenare fountains running? ___________ Do fountains use recycled water?…Yes…No  Arethey part of a closed-loop system?…Yes…No Are drought-tolerant, native plants used?…Yes…No Planned Action: Maintenance Issues Are faucets, pipes and plumbing checked regularly for leaks?…Yes…No How often? ___________________ How quickly does maintenance staff respond and repair leaks?____________________ If you control your own maintenance program: How do you handle reporting and repair of leaks? _______________________________ How quickly are leaks usually repaired? _______________________________________ Are water softeners in use?…Yes…No Number:______ Backwash? Frequency:_____ Duration:______
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