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Interior Irrigation?

NC-v4 WEp2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Allison Wilson on Oct 1, 2019, 10:02 am

Our project has interior planting which will be irrigated. Obviously there's nowhere in the Indoor Water Use calculator for irrigation since it addresses only flush/flow fixtures, but it...

Last reply: Ana Milinkovic, Jan 19, 2022, 12:12 pm

Indoor Water Use Reduction Calculator for Hotels

NC-v4 WEp2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Kyle G. Pearson on Aug 27, 2019, 11:32 am

I am working on a 5 story hotel in San Jose, California.  I'm trying to finalize the Indoor Water Use Reduction Calculator.  The water closets (4 types) have identical gpf rates, so I've left...

Last reply: Carolyn Risley, Jan 13, 2022, 1:28 pm

Anti-Ligature fixtures

NC-v4 WEp2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Leanne Conrad on May 25, 2018, 12:59 pm

The reference guide is clear that special or unique water closets can be excluded from the credit calculations, my query is does this expand to special or unique fixtures? Our client requires...

Last reply: Michelle Bombeck, Nov 23, 2021, 11:13 am

Commercial Ice Machines Equivalent

NC-v4 WEp2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Summer Minchew on Feb 21, 2020, 4:22 pm

LEED reference guide states for Ice machines "ENERGY STAR or performance equivalent." Does anyone know if 2018 DOE (Department of Energy) regulations would be an acceptable performance equivalent...

Last reply: Dimitrios Skamiotis, Nov 19, 2021, 9:49 am

Gender Neutral Restrooms

NC-v4 WEp2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Hannah Fleck on Apr 15, 2021, 6:21 am

glance at this forum tells you it's not actually simple!!). Still, as USGBC is incentivizing all-gender restrooms via pilot credits, I'm curious if any thought has been given to helping project...

Last reply: Adam Meltzer, Nov 9, 2021, 1:19 pm

Urinals, All gender restrooms, and percentage calculations

NC-v4 WEp2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Kristian Kicinski on Aug 2, 2021, 8:59 pm

We are working on design for a high school taking an all-gender approach to toileting. Each all-gender restroom has 10 private stalls with communal lavatories. The project is considering making...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Sep 27, 2021, 3:12 am

When did tankless toilets became eligible for water sense labeling?

NC-v4 WEp2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Shana Scheiber on Sep 15, 2021, 11:02 am

Hello,

I have a project which has specified 1.6/1.1 gpf tankless toilets.  Since the origionaly published BD+C v4 guidebook stats that tankless toilets are not elegable for watersense...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Sep 27, 2021, 3:00 am

Fire station water usage?

NC-v4 WEp2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Erin Holdenried on Aug 24, 2018, 12:45 pm

emily reese moody Sustainability Director, Certifications & Compliance Jacobs LEEDuser Expert 314 thumbs up August 24, 2018- 2:44 pm Hi Erin, I've seen several discussions in this forum over the years specific to fire stations, but they seem to have inconsistent advice, and no confirmation of how the reviews actually went. I have a project like this in FL under v3, but it hasn't gone through review, so it's not of much use. For that one, I categorized the occupants as FTEs rather than residential, and included a narrative.  As for the fixture categories, the reviewers...

Last reply: Deborah Lucking, Aug 27, 2021, 3:25 pm

Preschool child toilet rooms- no urinals

NC-v4 WEp2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Lyle Axelarris on Jul 8, 2021, 12:34 pm

I'm working on a child care center project, with many toilet rooms designed for preschool-aged children.  Since urinals are not appropriate for this occupancy type, should I consider these...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Jul 15, 2021, 8:09 pm

Commercial Washing Machines- MEF and WF calculations

NC-v4 WEp2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Gregory Mason on Oct 15, 2020, 8:02 pm

Good morning,

We are working on a LEED project in Australia, and Commercial Washing Machines are part of the project. It seems the CEE rating that is outlined in the v4 requirements is not...

Last reply: Kelsey Wotila, Jul 14, 2021, 10:27 am