Water Efficiency Certificate

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Are you looking forward to renting out your property? As a landlord, you will want to pass on the full cost of water consumption to your tenant. To be able to do this, the easiest and the quickest way is to attain a Water Efficiency Certificate for the state of Queensland, from your plumber. Water Efficiency Certificates have been developed by the Master Plumbers Association of Queensland and it is the responsibility of the landlord to request a Water Efficiency Certificate to be issued for your rental property.

Water Efficiency Certificate

Water Efficiency Certificate

A Water Efficiency Certificate certifies that your rental property meets the water and energy usage requirements outlined by the Residential Tenancies Authority (RTA). This certificate can only be provided by licensed and registered plumbers, just like our team at Redshaw Plumbing and Drainage

In order to attain the Water Efficiency Certificate and ensure your property is water-efficient, your rental property must meet the conditions set by the Queensland Residential Tenancies and Rooming Accommodation Regulation 2009. It states that your property must be:

  • Individually metered
  • Toilets must be dual flush, having maximum flush volumes of 3.5 liters for half flush, and 6.5 liters for a full flush, with a maximum average flush volume of 4 liters (based on the average to 1 full flush to 4 half flushes).
  • Showerheads and all internal cold water taps (excluding those serving a bath) must deliver a maximum flow rate of 9 liters per minute.

What is included in a Queensland water efficiency inspection?

Plumbing specialists at Redshaw, as a part of our Water Efficiency Certificate, will inspect your rental property and check it adheres to the conditions set by Residential Tenancies Authority (RTA), we will also check:

  • Your water-using appliances have an efficiency rating of 3 stars and your property is free of leaks (including both internal and external taps) by performing the hydraulic test.
  • Pools and spas have covers to reduce evaporation.
  • Hot water unit valves are up to date to ensure no excess water is released due to a faulty valve. 

If you fail to meet the requirements for your certificate, our registered plumbers at Redshaw can identify and explain why your property does not adhere to standards. You may attain a Water Efficiency Certificate for your property by:

  • Upgrading taps and water outlets 
  • Installing flow-restricting aerators
  • Installing flow restrictor fittings on all outlets
  • Installing flow restrictors in the tap

Once you have attained a Water Efficiency certificate, you are not required to renew that certificate unless requested by your tenant if they feel that your property is no longer water-efficient.

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Get Water Efficiency Certificate from Redshaw Plumbing and Drainage

Do you want to find out if your property is currently meeting the RTA standards? Or if your property is not currently meeting the standards set by RTA,  call the highly-efficient team of plumbers at Redshaw to perform a water efficiency test and attain your Water Efficiency Certificate today. 

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Dianne Mitchell
Dianne Mitchell
00:15 18 May 22
Prompt service, excellent communication throughout. Honest appraisal of what turned out to be a simple issue incurring... no additional costs. No hesitation in using Redshaw again or recommending to others.read more
Dawn Heidrich
Dawn Heidrich
07:06 29 Apr 22
Very good service, great communication.on time. Friendly staff.
Jennifer Scheiwe
Jennifer Scheiwe
04:01 16 Feb 22
A great team of workers, especially Liam & Mitchell..sorted our problem promptly carefully..highly recommend them!
Brett Sheahan
Brett Sheahan
10:29 19 Nov 21
On time , very professional & no hidden costs.
Jessie Mather
Jessie Mather
23:48 26 Oct 21
Great experience using this company from start to finish. Mitchell was professional, on time and got the job done in a... very timely manner. Should I require them again i will not hesitate to use or recommend Redshaw Plumbing again. Thanks guys.read more
Lindy Susan
Lindy Susan
01:02 29 Sep 21
Fast and efficient service, always friendly and helpful and I love the tracking link that can be used on the mobile to... see when they will be arriving.I have used Redshaw Plumbing on many occasions over the year since purchasing the property at Helidon. Thanks for your exceptional service.read more
Raymond Turner
Raymond Turner
23:09 05 Sep 21
An easy booking process, booking reminders, the expert but very friendly service of Mitchell, and the very reasonable... price charged - I have no hesitation in recommending Redshaw Plumbing.Ray Tread more
0112 Media
0112 Media
05:18 20 Aug 21
Couldn't be happier with the service and solutions provided by the team at Redshaw Plumbing Gatton.Thank you once... again, they were a pleasure to converse and plan with and I feel well educated after the process.Exceptionally talented trades people who take pride in what they do.read more
Michael Walk
Michael Walk
10:46 22 Jun 21
I asked around Gatton and Redshaw were recommended. We weren't disappointed. They provided a prompt service, quoted on... each item before proceeding, and the tenant tells me they were very pleasant and professional.read more
Brenda Sear
Brenda Sear
02:45 27 Apr 21
The personnel were very punctual and turned up right on time very courteous very professional very clean job respectful... of the garden surrounds in the area. The job was to replace an old electric hot water heater and replace it with a 125 L new unit and then dismantle and remove an old evacuated tube solar hot water heater mounted on a frame on the roof. A very clean tidy job highly recommended thank youread more
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