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Water bottle drinking fountain- water usage

NC-v4 WEc2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Erin Rowe on Feb 14, 2019, 1:55 am

I see that water-bottle fill stations / drinking fountains are not on the list of fixtures in the calculator. Do we just leave those out of the water savings calculations? Or should they be...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Apr 25, 2019, 12:16 pm

Average flow rate

NC-v4 WEc2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Gustavo De las Heras Izquierdo on Apr 4, 2019, 12:23 pm

Hallo, In the last version of the indoor water use calculator, which can be downloaded here:

https://stg.usgbc.org/...

Additional Points for Water Reuse

NC-v4 WEc2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Soo Choi on Jun 14, 2016, 6:05 pm

I am working on a project that has a vehicle wash...

Last reply: Erica Downs, Mar 19, 2019, 1:45 pm

Minmum number of showers

NC-v4 WEc2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Ricardo Sá on Feb 18, 2019, 4:38 am

Hi,

we’re currently evaluating LEED compliance of an office building. In what relates with showers, LEED default usage patterns points that 10% of building occupants (FTEs) are expected to...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Mar 12, 2019, 9:56 pm

Sewage treatment plant used as alternative water source

NC-v4 WEc2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Stephan Zweig on Feb 13, 2019, 7:15 am

Hello to all,

My building uses water for the toilets and for the irrigation from a municipally sewage treatment plan with biological treatment.

Does this source count as...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Feb 18, 2019, 2:16 pm

Nonpotable water source

NC-v4 WEc2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Ricardo Sá on Oct 2, 2018, 8:04 am

Hi,

according to Reference Guide, Nonpotable water is water that does not meet drinking water standards.

Given this, if water from well is classified as Nonpotable water by...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Feb 11, 2019, 12:38 pm

Unknown flowrate for taps

NC-v4 WEc2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Ricardo Sá on Oct 2, 2018, 12:47 pm

Hi,

we are currently certifying a building in Europe, where sanitary equipments are typically tested and certified according with its performance at 3 bar pressure. Sometimes it is...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Nov 10, 2018, 10:22 pm

No process water equipments

NC-v4 WEc2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Ricardo Sá on Oct 19, 2018, 7:57 am

Hi,

we are currently certifying a building that will not be endowed with process water equipments (dishwashers, food steamers, etc). Given this, do we automatically earn the two available...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Oct 19, 2018, 1:09 pm

Lavatory durations- justified deviation from "default" 30 sec?

NC-v4 WEc2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Joanna Switzer on Mar 6, 2017, 12:55 pm

Hi all,

In LEED 2009/v3 the assumption for metered/sensor cycled duration in public lavatories was 12 seconds, per USGBC issued WEp1 "additional guidance" & the excel calculator notes...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Oct 3, 2018, 7:45 pm

Reclaim and use steam condensate requirement for indoor water use reduction

NC-v4 WEc2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Elyse Dufrene on Sep 11, 2018, 7:52 am

Can you please clarify what is ment by the requirement for steam system : reclaim and use condensate  - 100% recovery and...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Sep 19, 2018, 6:30 pm