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Combisteamer water use

Schools-2009 WEc4: Process water use reduction
posted by Aneta Firląg on Mar 29, 2017, 10:40 am

In our project we have combisteamer, which is boilerless. In installation instruction provided by manufacturer there are 2 different values of water use. First is for Combisteaming (according to...

Special purpose faucets

Schools-2009 WEc4: Process water use reduction
posted by Alicja Bieszyńska on Mar 17, 2017, 8:29 am

In the school's kitchen we have one separate faucet for washing the dishes (it's not pre-rinse spray, but for full washing) and one for filling the pots. They cannot be water efficient, because a...

Last reply: Suzanne Painter-Supplee, LEED AP+ID&C, Mar 27, 2017, 4:54 pm

Steam Kettles for Process Water Use

Schools-2009 WEc4: Process water use reduction
posted by David Hryvniak on May 10, 2016, 9:16 am

I recently posted this question in the Retail-CI forum. However, the credit in that forum is rather inactive, and I was hoping I could get some feedback here.

I'm working on a Retail...

Last reply: Suzanne Painter-Supplee, LEED AP+ID&C, Nov 29, 2016, 1:33 pm

Exemplary Performance ID point for 40% reduction.

Schools-2009 WEc4: Process water use reduction
posted by Daniel Hersh on Nov 19, 2014, 2:51 pm

Has anyone been able to achieve exemplary performance for this credit?

We would like to attempt, but were hoping to find an example or a template for the required calculations to prove...

Last reply: Suzanne Painter-Supplee, LEED AP+ID&C, Nov 29, 2016, 1:27 pm

Ice Machine

Schools-2009 WEc4: Process water use reduction
posted by Laura Charlier on Nov 29, 2016, 11:46 am

The credit language reads max water use for over 175 lbs/day and max water use for under 175 lbs/day; I'm uncertain which criteria we are to follow. Our ice machine is over 175 lbs/day. Is that a...

Last reply: Suzanne Painter-Supplee, LEED AP+ID&C, Nov 29, 2016, 1:13 pm

Project has all 5 Categories

Schools-2009 WEc4: Process water use reduction
posted by Sara Zoumbaris on Nov 19, 2014, 10:41 am

Hi all,

My project has all 5 categories installed (dishwasher with racks, pre rinse etc..), however one of the products is above the maximum limit. Since they are installed, do I have to...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Nov 24, 2015, 9:38 pm

Garbage DIsposer in Home Economic Classroom

Schools-2009 WEc4: Process water use reduction
posted by Sara Zoumbaris on Jul 11, 2014, 3:05 pm

Hello,

Has anyone been successful achieving this credit in a high school or middle school which has a garbage disposal installed within a home economics/ lifestyle classroom? These...

Last reply: Suzanne Painter-Supplee, LEED AP+ID&C, Jul 16, 2014, 2:57 pm

Disposers not allowed under WEc4 2009 but ok in healthcare??

Schools-2009 WEc4: Process water use reduction
posted by Suzanne Painter-Supplee, LEED AP+ID&C on Mar 5, 2014, 3:30 pm

Question: There is a disposer standard under LEED for Healthcare, water usage 3-8 gpm in active use. Disposers are not allowed in schools earning this credit, yet I continue to see them...

Last reply: Renee Shirey, Jun 24, 2014, 8:22 pm

Do Cooling Towers Count for LEED for Schools WEc4?

Schools-2009 WEc4: Process water use reduction
posted by Nadav Malin on Nov 25, 2009, 9:33 am

The credit language says to avoid "once-through refrigeration" equipment, which could mean chillers, I suppose, but from the context seems more likely to be about food refrigeration. The...

Last reply: Manish Patel, May 30, 2014, 8:41 am

Category "Other" for WEc4 LEED for Schools

Schools-2009 WEc4: Process water use reduction
posted by Suzanne Painter-Supplee, LEED AP+ID&C on Mar 1, 2011, 7:14 pm

Does anyone have an idea what process water using appliance could be considered "other?" i.e. a pulper, waste collector, both alternatives to disposals? If so, can the baseline potentially be...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Mar 12, 2014, 3:07 pm