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Permanently installed drip irrigation system

CS-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Andreas Hintz on Feb 22, 2019, 9:01 am

In accordance with the requirements of this credit, the project team has developed and will implement a water-efficient landscape stategy. The project is aiming for Option 2, No...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Feb 22, 2019, 10:03 am

water consumption calculations for Irrigation

CS-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Selvarasu M on Feb 26, 2018, 4:30 am

Hi,

The following are the queries with respect to irrigation calculations:

1. While calculating the area of trees, do we have to consider the area of the trunk or the fully grown...

5% vegetation of the site area by grass block

CS-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by study topenergy on Jan 22, 2018, 4:42 am

Hi everyone, our project now has a vegetation ratio of 2.3% which is lower than required 5%, and there are a large number of the open parking areas on the ground. And now we are considering is...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Jan 23, 2018, 2:43 pm

5% of the total site

CS-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Carla Lopez on Jun 2, 2015, 10:54 pm

Hello,
We have a project that has a vertical garden on the exterior walls.
Can we count this towards the 5% we need to comply?
I tried to find answers, but no luck yet!
...

Last reply: Muge Karasahin, Oct 25, 2017, 6:38 am

Rainwater harvesting outside LEED project boundary

CS-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Anthea Ng on Oct 1, 2013, 9:32 pm

We have a group certification project which includes two office towers and a large piece of landscape area. We planned to have...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Aug 26, 2017, 6:09 pm

Absoprption material instead of rainwater tank

CS-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by FABIO VIERO on Jul 11, 2016, 6:50 am

Dear all,
we are in the case that it is not possibile to provide a rainwater tank on site so we are exploring the possibility to use a “local harvesting” system. Basically it consists in...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Jan 19, 2017, 9:14 am

Vertical Garden/Green wall

CS-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Carmelito Tatlonghari on Jul 25, 2016, 6:58 pm

I have a project that is considering installing green wall/vertical garden. We would like to pursue WEc1. Water Efficient Landscaping, Option 2 (No...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Jan 19, 2017, 9:00 am

minimum vegetation area

CS-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Agata Mozer on Sep 1, 2014, 7:51 am

still eligible). But common sence says us, that such situation doesn't corresponds to the credit intent. So on this forum, and NC 2009 forum the restriction of 5 % is regulary interpretated as restriction to overall vegetated area on site (either on ground, or at roof, or combined), see for example questions/comments on NC forum: May 28 2014 by Terry King; Mar 22 2014 by Saud Abdul Rasheed; Mar 11...

Last reply: David Lazaro, Dec 20, 2016, 7:49 am

Hose bibs- permanent irrigation

CS-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Petra Hajná on Apr 18, 2016, 8:31 am

Hi LEEDers.
I tried to pursue the credit via calculation because the roject will use the hose bibs on regular basis for the building lifetime, not as a temporary solution. When I asked...

Last reply: Petra Hajná, Aug 2, 2016, 7:19 am

Use of HVAC condensate water

CS-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Giuseppina Amorusi on May 13, 2016, 5:26 am

Hi all,
we would know if it's possible to use the condensate water from air-treatment in HVAC systems for irrigation to meet the intent of WE c1.
Do you know it?

Thanks.

Last reply: Giuseppina Amorusi, May 25, 2016, 6:44 am