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Green roof- no irrigation system but manual watering during hot summer months- relevant?

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posted by Benjamin Weise on Feb 27, 2019, 2:12 am

Hello,

the project I'm working on is a zero lot project with green roofs. There will be no irrigation systems in place but during hot summer months, the green roofs will need to be watered...

Last reply: Afogreen Build, Jul 30, 2021, 2:23 am

"Fixed Spray irrigation only permitted on Turfgrass"

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posted by Green Projects on Jul 21, 2021, 8:59 am

When the Watersense Water Budget Tool is completed with 'fixed spray' selected as irrigation type for trees and shrubs, it produces a warning in red text that says, "Fixed Spray irrigation only...

Last reply: Afogreen Build, Jul 29, 2021, 5:53 am

All landscaped areas removed

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posted by Lou Niles II on May 3, 2021, 6:04 pm

It does not appear LEED give credit for removig all landscaped areas from the exiwting conditions? or at least I cannot find a path for that. New Project Rennovation that is removing all...

Last reply: Afogreen Build, Jul 28, 2021, 8:22 pm

Monthly Evapotranspiration Rate

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posted by Senna Sabir on Jan 15, 2020, 12:21 am

Hi

Our project is located outside the US and so we're applying the  FAO ETo calculator:...

Last reply: Afogreen Build, Jul 21, 2021, 5:57 am

Monthly Evapotranspiration Rate

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posted by Ahmed Labeeb on Apr 9, 2018, 3:02 am

Dear,

We are working on a project in Dubai and the Client is asking to use the LEED Calculator instead of WaterSense tool. Now, no reference states the monthly evaporanpiration rate for...

Last reply: Afogreen Build, Jun 25, 2021, 9:37 am

When to Make an Appeal

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posted by Monica Uceda on Jun 2, 2021, 2:26 pm

Hello everyone, 

We made the design review presentation for an educational building in late 2020 that didn't incorporate a landscaping project. We went to the full 2 rounds of design...

Irrigated areas and vegetated non-irrigated areas- How to include in calculator?

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posted by Erica Downs on Mar 5, 2021, 11:38 pm

The reference guide's step-by-step language says:

If only part of the lot is irrigated, complete the calculation twice—once for the irrigated section, and again for the...

Existing Irrigated Turf Area

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posted by Michelle Rosenberger on Jul 17, 2017, 1:33 pm

Our project will add a building to a large existing master planned area. Our scope of work will add new drought tolerant plantings and irrigation to our small part of the bigger site, but there...

Last reply: Chyanne Husar, Sep 12, 2020, 6:18 am

Turf grass species

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posted by Deborah Lucking on Jan 17, 2020, 12:16 pm

The recommendation is to "minimize turf grass".  Is there a baseline turf grass species?  What if we use drought-tolerant, or warm or cool season grasses (depending on the project location) that...

Last reply: Deborah Lucking, Jul 16, 2020, 10:41 am

Renovation of existing building with no major site work planned

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posted by Mike Workman on Oct 1, 2019, 4:09 pm

Our project is a complete interior renovation of an existing facility on a college campus. The project building has an established site that is turf grass, trees, and shrubs but no work is...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Jul 16, 2020, 2:46 am