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Process Crop or Landscaping?

NC-v4 WEc1: Outdoor water use reduction
posted by Candice Rogers on Apr 30, 2019, 12:51 pm

David Hubka Director- Program Development, Rivion LEEDuser Expert 194 thumbs up April 30, 2019- 1:56 pm Per the reference guide "food gardens may be excluded". I'd expect that you would be able to exclude your crops from credit requirements.  Good Luck! Log in or register to post comments Candice Rogers Paladin, Inc LEEDuser Premium Member 19 thumbs up May 1, 2019- 9:55 am I like that response very much.  Thank you for your quick thoughts!  This forum is a great tool when you just need to have a little external validation. Log in or register to post comments ...

Last reply: Candice Rogers, May 1, 2019, 9:55 am

Outdoor water use reduction- vineyard irrigation

NC-v4 WEc1: Outdoor water use reduction
posted by Ricardo Sá on Nov 16, 2018, 6:12 am

Hi,

We are evaluating the LEED certification potential of a new winery that will be built in Portugal (using the rating system LEED BD+C: New Construction and Major Renovation)....

Last reply: Paula Melton, Nov 20, 2018, 3:14 pm

Distribution uniformity different from default

NC-v4 WEc1: Outdoor water use reduction
posted by Ricardo Sá on Oct 1, 2018, 10:44 am

Hi,

does anyone know if it is possible to claim water savings whenever real irrigation systems have distribution uniformity (DU) higher than the LEED default (e.g. Rotor with DU=80%,...

LEEDuser’s viewpoint is little confusing

NC-v4 WEc1: Outdoor water use reduction
posted by Mark Kumar Bose on May 26, 2018, 9:02 am

Hi,

under "LEEDuser’s viewpoint" your only refer to Option 2:

"This credit is an extension of the outdoor water use...

Last reply: Trista Little, Jun 1, 2018, 2:24 pm

Smart irrigation controls

NC-v4 WEc1: Outdoor water use reduction
posted by soha yamani on Dec 24, 2016, 9:10 am

Hello , in step 6 it is mentioned to Count only irrigation controls whose smart-sensor technology meets the WaterSense criteria, and that it automatically reduce 15% off the baseline , my...

Last reply: Calie Gihl, Apr 16, 2018, 6:45 pm

Smart Irrigation Controls

NC-v4 WEc1: Outdoor water use reduction
posted by Ricardo Sá on Oct 13, 2017, 11:34 am

Hi,

according to Reference Guide, if smart-sensor technology  that meets WaterSense criteria is installed in project, additional 15% savings can be claimed. Tipically this...

Last reply: Calie Gihl, Apr 16, 2018, 6:43 pm

Does 5% have to be landscaped to achieve 2 points?

NC-v4 WEc1: Outdoor water use reduction
posted by Laura Charlier on Nov 29, 2017, 2:32 pm

I did not notice a minimum percentage of landscaped area (5% has traditionally been the minimum). Is this longer a stipulation? 

Last reply: Calie Gihl, Apr 1, 2018, 3:16 pm

Reclaimed water use

NC-v4 WEc1: Outdoor water use reduction
posted by Ann Runley Carroll on Apr 5, 2017, 9:39 am

If I am using all reclaimed/recycled water, do I still need to use the calculator. Where do I download the calculator? By using reclaimed/recycled water, do I get 2 points?

Last reply: Ashraf Ali Khan Khan, Mar 13, 2018, 7:41 am

Rainwater for irrigation and using of potable water in case of extreme drought

NC-v4 WEc1: Outdoor water use reduction
posted by Frantisek Macholda on Nov 9, 2017, 7:06 am

Hi,

we have a project where the rainwater is captured and used for irrigation. The project team has determined that rainwater harvested from the building´s roof will fully supply all the...

Last reply: Calie Gihl, Dec 17, 2017, 6:01 pm

WE_Cr1 "Outdoor Water Use Reduction": Installation of a well

NC-v4 WEc1: Outdoor water use reduction
posted by Francesco Passerini on Apr 21, 2017, 4:50 am

Is it possible to install a well specifically to collect groundwater for irrigation to meet the intent of the credit to reduce potable water use for irrigation?

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, May 4, 2017, 9:34 am