The following table describes the requirements for each Blue Built Home certification level in comparison to the Ontario Building Code requirements in the standard, newly built home.
Blue Built Home and Ontario Building Code Standards
|Fixtures / appliances||ONTARIO BUILDING
|Toilet||4.8-litre||Less than or equal to a 4.0 litres||Less than or equal to a 4.0 litres||Less than or equal to a 4.0 litres|
|Washing machine||No standard||High-efficiency ENERGY STAR®-washing machine||High-efficiency ENERGY STAR®-washing machine||High-efficiency ENERGY STAR®-washing machine|
|Laundry floor drain (or trap)||No standard||Waterless floor trap||Waterless floor trap||Waterless floor trap|
|Hot water System||No standard||Not applicable||Hot water delivery system||Hot water delivery system|
|Greywater system||No standard||Not applicable||Not applicable||Greywater Reuse System|
|Rainwater System||No standard||Not applicable||Not applicable||Rainwater Harvesting System|
Note: A Blue Built Home Gold has the option of either a greywater reuse system or a rainwater harvesting system. If both systems are installed, a rebate will only be provided for the rainwater harvesting system.
For details regarding each element please refer to the Terms and Conditions.