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Estates management 2020/21 - Residential scope 3 carbon emissions from water supply

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Estates management 2020/21

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Residential scope 3 carbon emissions from water supply

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Short nameE3RCEWS

This field contains data about the scope 3 carbon emissions from water supply for the residential estate. The value can be recorded to three decimal places.

Applicable toEngland Northern Ireland Scotland Wales

All higher education providers (HEPs).

UnitTonnes of equivalent carbon dioxide (t CO2e)

This conversion will be undertaken by HESA.

This figure is for the scope 3 greenhouse gas emissions (tonnes) from the supply of water for the residential estate only.

The Defra conversion factors and guidance provide the conversion factor that will be used for Residential water consumption as well as supplemental information.

AUDE and EAUC have produced a guidance document on the methodologies that providers should be using to determine how to calculate Scope 3 carbon emissions. This can be found here.

Mandatory for England Northern Ireland Wales
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Quality rules relating to this entity are displayed here.
Reason required Part of the move to mandatory reporting of scope 3 carbon emissions.
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Field length12
Minimum occurrences0
Maximum occurrences1
Schema components
Element: E3RCEWS

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