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School Culinary Garden- learning space

Schools-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Peter Doo on Feb 11, 2016, 12:59 pm

In a LEED 2009 NC Schools project: If the school incorporates a vegetable and herb garden for cultivation and use by culinary arts students as part of their curriculum, does this garden have to...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Aug 26, 2017, 8:52 pm

Temporary potable connection to a permanent irrigation system

Schools-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Bradley Smith on Apr 5, 2017, 5:42 pm

I have a LEED Campus project, using permanent irrigation systems fed by rainwater collected in cisterns and pumped. Approx. 1/5th of the irrigated area was built with a potable back-up...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Aug 26, 2017, 8:48 pm

Playing fields exclusion NC 2009

Schools-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by FRAGKISKOS LEVANTIS on Mar 14, 2014, 5:34 pm

Projects other than Schools: Can they exclude playing fields in certain credits just like Schools can? (eg the training playing grounds of a soccer team, in a site that"ll accommodate the team"s...

Last reply: Summer Minchew, Dec 20, 2015, 2:52 pm

Native Landscape with No Irrigation

Schools-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Greengrade User on Apr 23, 2014, 4:12 pm

Our project has planned a large area to be planted with native material needing no irrigation. (the plants are installed with gel pods that hold enough water for the plant material to root) For...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Jul 26, 2014, 11:39 am

Building Addition- reseeding turf grass- credit applicable

Schools-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Michael Kros on Feb 22, 2013, 6:12 pm

Our project in south-central South Dakota consists of a building addition over a previously graded turf area. We are adding no irrigation and reseeding the disturbed areas with a drought...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Feb 25, 2013, 11:01 am

Reference Evapotranspiration Rate

Schools-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Shakir Ismail on Sep 11, 2012, 7:26 am

When LEED ask for the...

Last reply: Susann Geithner, Dec 5, 2012, 12:13 pm

Exclusion of Athletic Fields in WEc1 & its Impact on SS credits

Schools-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Erik Ruoff on Oct 12, 2012, 3:17 pm

p184 of BD&C Reference Guide (from LI 10217) states, "For school projects, including playgrounds and athletic fields in this credit is optional. However, if such areas are included, they must...

Last reply: Rebecca Grant, Oct 31, 2012, 5:04 pm

Seawater Desalination-Non potable water source for Irrigation?

Schools-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Ameet AA on Apr 5, 2012, 6:51 am

Water Efficient Landscaping- 50% reduction
Landscape water for the project in middle east, where water is scarce is to be supplied by (municipality) Seawater Desalination plant far away...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Aug 30, 2012, 1:46 pm

Complying with "Reasonable LEED Boundary" and excluding irrigati

Schools-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Sylvia Schwartz on Jun 10, 2011, 2:03 pm

I am having difficulty interpreting the paragraph in this credit describing how to deal with athletic fields. It seems to me that it would be acceptable to draw the LEED boundary including...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Jun 28, 2011, 7:31 am

Artificial Turf Cooling

Schools-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Lauren Fakhoury on Apr 19, 2011, 1:38 pm

We have a project using artificial turf for the football field so it does not require irrigation, but it does need to be rinsed and cooled down. I don't know the specifics of rinsing the turf but...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Apr 19, 2011, 1:40 pm