Usage

Reference Table for calculating the utilization of hot water.

Property type Usage Index m3
  Large apartment buildings      1,0 - 1,4
  Smaller apartment buildings      1,1 - 1,5
  Single family home     1,2 - 1,8
  Commercial buildings     0,6 - 0,8
  Office buildings     0,5 - 0,8
  Industrial buildings     0,4 - 1,0
  Warehouse facilities     0,3 - 0,8

 

  • The index represents tons of water per cubic meter in the house of the year.
  • The lower value is the criteria for a well-insulated house with a well-configured heating systems.
  • Higher value corresponds to normal use for a house in reasonable condition.
  • To find the volume of a house can be multiplied by a factor of 3.3 in square meters