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Case 1, Option 2 baseline

EBOM-2009 WEc3: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Ryan Tinus on Jun 17, 2015, 1:42 pm

Hi,
I am attempting to calculate the baseline for irrigation, and came across an EPA Watersense Water Budget tool that can be used to determine the water efficiency of landscaping. For...

Last reply: William Weaver, Jan 16, 2018, 4:56 pm

mixed non-potable and potable water used for irrigation

EBOM-2009 WEc3: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Pablo Fortunato Suarez on Oct 18, 2016, 1:38 pm

The project is using predominantly non-potable water for irrigation (~97%). Systems include recycled water from sewage treatment plant and rain water harvesting. In theory, the sewage treatment...

Last reply: Dan Ackerstein, Jan 18, 2017, 12:44 pm

hand watering for irrigation

EBOM-2009 WEc3: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by cathy keagle on Jun 28, 2016, 2:34 pm

What irrigation efficiency should be used for hand watering?

Last reply: cathy keagle, Oct 5, 2016, 1:00 pm

No Permanent Irrigation System

EBOM-2009 WEc3: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Kevin Sullivan on Jun 11, 2012, 7:31 am

Hi we are attempting this credit for one of our existing schools project.The project does not have permanent irrigation system.The landscape area is irrigated manually by the facility staff...

Last reply: anupama pandey, Sep 6, 2016, 2:41 am

Rainfall over landscape areas

EBOM-2009 WEc3: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Rubén M. R. on Mar 29, 2016, 7:43 pm

Would it be valid to claim 50% potable water reduction for irrigation if I have a landscape area that requires X galons of irrigation during the month of July (according to the LEED form) and I...

Last reply: Kimberly Schlaepfer, Apr 6, 2016, 6:58 pm

What if landscaping isn't installed yet?

EBOM-2009 WEc3: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Vanessa Seibert on Sep 15, 2015, 8:07 pm

We are in the PP but do not have our low-water landscaping installed. A contract will be signed to install it prior to the end of the PP. Has anyone obtained the credit this way? The client's...

Last reply: Ben Stanley, Sep 24, 2015, 1:23 pm

WEc3 vs WEc1

EBOM-2009 WEc3: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Charalampos Giannikopoulos on Feb 18, 2015, 10:13 am

If we install subsystem metering for the irrigation systems to comply with WEc1 can we follow the “Non-Metered Irrigation” option at WEc3? This is because historical data are not available since...

Last reply: Vanessa Seibert, Sep 9, 2015, 2:25 pm

AstroTurf

EBOM-2009 WEc3: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Alexis Voeltner on May 11, 2015, 2:15 pm

What is LEED's stance on AstroTurf? I have a building that replaced all of their grass with this and am curious if it is now considered hardscape.

Last reply: Kimberly Schlaepfer, May 15, 2015, 2:48 pm

Baseline landscape type

EBOM-2009 WEc3: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Charalampos Giannikopoulos on Apr 27, 2015, 12:57 pm

For a project where turf grass area is replaced by native low-irrigation demanding planting would baseline landscape type include turf whereas design type include the new water efficient species...

Last reply: Charalampos Giannikopoulos, Apr 28, 2015, 3:20 am

Special situation

EBOM-2009 WEc3: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Andres Giraldo on Jul 31, 2014, 12:29 pm

Hi,
I would like to know if there is any special validation to my situation:
We used to have irrigation from the faucets, what means an irrigation with potable water, but we are...

Last reply: Dan Ackerstein, Jul 31, 2014, 12:58 pm