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Cooling tower counted in WEp2?

NC-v4 WEp2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Hieu Huynh on May 25, 2019, 12:56 am

Hi LEED experts, my factory has a cooling tower but it's for manufacture process, not for the HVAC system. Will this type of Cooling tower be taken into account for this Prerequisite? Thanks for...

Gender neutral restrooms

NC-v4 WEp2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Anna Kaelin on May 9, 2019, 4:25 pm

My project only has two water closets, one is back-of-house for employees only and one is for customers. Both are gender neutral. Because the calculator requires you categorize WC's by gender I...

Last reply: emily reese moody, May 14, 2019, 1:00 am

Female Bidets in LEED calculation?

NC-v4 WEp2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Hieu Huynh on Mar 29, 2019, 4:25 am

Hi LEED experts,

My project has female bidets, which are different from handheld bidet sprays. I would like to ask if LEED takes female bidets into account and includes in the calculation...

Process Water Appliances not installed by owner, tenants not yet defined

NC-v4 WEp2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Ricardo Sá on Mar 22, 2019, 4:21 am

Hi,

we’re currently working on a LEED certification of a new office building, in which the scope of works does not include the installation of process water appliances. The office building...

Projects located where standard supply pressure is different than the LEED baseline supply pressure

NC-v4 WEp2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Maki Watanabe on Mar 22, 2019, 1:40 am

In LEED v4.1 WE Prerequisite: Indoor Water Use Reduction requirement, it reads:

Projects located where standard supply pressure is different than the LEED baseline supply pressure may...

Last reply: Maki Watanabe, Mar 22, 2019, 1:47 am

Watersense products

NC-v4 WEp2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Reshadee Weerasooriya on Nov 23, 2018, 2:55 am

When a project outside US cannot find equivalent listed, is it enough just to meet the specified 20% reduction requirements? Do those products MUST be local products or can they use imported...

Last reply: Reshadee Weerasooriya, Mar 11, 2019, 11:10 pm

Reference pressure in Europe 3 bar

NC-v4 WEp2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Ricardo Sá on Jul 30, 2018, 9:54 am

Hi,

we are working in several projects in Europe that are pursuing LEED certification. In what relates to sanitary equipments performance, in Europe all the relevant local standards...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Mar 8, 2019, 1:04 am

Electric Showers

NC-v4 WEp2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Cathal Heneghan on Sep 26, 2018, 3:24 pm

Hi all

How do we evaluate electric showers since their flow rate will vary on water temperature? 

Does it make sense to use the flow rate at typical how water shower temperature?...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Mar 8, 2019, 1:01 am

Countries with no Watersense

NC-v4 WEp2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Charalampos Giannikopoulos on Jun 5, 2018, 10:59 am

We are having a difficulty in specifying Watersense labeled flush toilets at projects located in regions where Watersense is not available. According to the document accessible here:...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Mar 8, 2019, 12:52 am

Gender Neutral Restrooms and Commercial Food Service Sinks

NC-v4 WEp2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Michael Kelly on Mar 7, 2019, 12:21 pm

I'm trying to fill out the water reduction calc but I'm not sure how to account for GN restrooms and commercial kitchen sinks. This project has core restrooms with toilets and urinals. However...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Mar 8, 2019, 12:33 am