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EBOM-v4 WEp1: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Waleed AlGhamdi on Dec 23, 2019, 4:53 pm

I have a project in a peculiar situation that is not addressed outright by the guidelines language and I can use some help in interpreting the rules. 

The project is a convention center...

Last reply: Trista Little, May 26, 2020, 5:28 pm

WE Prerequisite 1

EBOM-v4 WEp1: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Alice Andersen on Mar 26, 2020, 11:26 am

I have a lavatory faucet that are automatically controlled (sensor control) and a flow rate of 5 l per minute. In accordance to the LEED manual the baseline is 1.9 l per minte.

When the...

Water meter installation location

EBOM-v4 WEp1: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Shathiswara Rao on Jun 6, 2019, 9:39 pm

 The potential way to target water reduction is by monitoring the water use for flushing. Is it necessary to install a water meter for each piping that goes to separate toilets? or we can fix one...

Bench marking for Option 2.

EBOM-v4 WEp1: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Tiffany de Klerk on Apr 12, 2018, 2:53 am

Hi, I am quite confused as to how to calculate compliance for Option 2 Metered Water Use. We have the consumption data for 12 months for a building however the calculator is only for Option 1....

Last reply: Shakir Ismail, Jul 4, 2018, 3:18 pm

Percentage below water consumption maximum

EBOM-v4 WEp1: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Mini Lam on Jul 31, 2017, 3:31 pm

If the percentage below water consumption maximum is calculated to be -22% (not 0%) by using the calculator, is the pre-requisite met or not?

Last reply: Trista Little, Aug 28, 2017, 2:06 pm

Pressure flow rates

EBOM-v4 WEp1: Indoor water use reduction
posted by OSCAR DE LA RED on Oct 8, 2014, 5:09 am

When introducing the design flow rate values in the indoor water calculator for option 1 calculated water use, we should use the flow rate fixtures values associated to the actual facility...

Last reply: Trista Little, Jun 26, 2017, 9:10 pm

OPTION 2: Metered Water Use

EBOM-v4 WEp1: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Lorne Mlotek on Jul 17, 2014, 4:14 pm

I am a little confused here:
Credit language states the following:
• Meter fixtures and fittings and record metered data for one year to establish a water-use baseline.
• For...

Last reply: Trista Little, Jun 26, 2017, 9:04 pm

Opt 2 metered water use with unoccupied building

EBOM-v4 WEp1: Indoor water use reduction
posted by OSCAR DE LA RED on Sep 18, 2014, 5:19 am

If we had submeters installed for more then 80% fixtures in the building but the building is unoccupied during the perfomance period we must use (as the reference guide seems to state) the...

Last reply: Trista Little, Jun 26, 2017, 8:30 pm

Multifamily Buildings

EBOM-v4 WEp1: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Zachary Sherman on May 24, 2017, 2:34 pm

For multifamily buildings where the residents are responsible for purchasing and installing fixtures, for Option 1 do I need to survey every fixture in every apartment? Or is there a percentage...

Last reply: Trista Little, Jun 26, 2017, 8:15 pm

We are in the process of

EBOM-v4 WEp1: Indoor water use reduction
posted by LEED Pro Consultant on Jan 13, 2015, 2:23 pm

We are in the process of certifying a Core and Shell building which does not have a previous LEED certification. There is an inquiry regarding tenant engagement and responsibilities, in order to...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Jan 17, 2017, 1:15 pm