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Establishment period for 50% landscape water use reduction

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Dimuth Kurukulaarachchi on Jun 26, 2018, 12:20 pm

All mention of establishment periods refer to the no potable water/irrigation case (WEc1 Option 2), but what about for Option 1, 50% non-potable water use reduction?

If a 50% reduction in...

Landscaped area on a podium

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Lindsay Duthie on Apr 30, 2018, 5:53 pm

My project consists of some landscaping at grade (2%) and the majority of landscaping on the podium level (18%) for a combined landscaped area that is about 20% of the site. 

The exert...

Last reply: Jens Apel, May 2, 2018, 2:21 am

WEc1 Thresholds Tab

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by H M on Apr 3, 2018, 7:59 pm

Within the WEc1 "Thresholds" tab, there is a green button that reads "Submit". Are you supposed to click this button in order for the credit to be ready for review? And/or what is the function of...

Species not able to receive reclaimed water

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Leilanie Bruce on Mar 5, 2018, 4:42 pm

We are building on a previously developed site where there are many existing Redwood trees that will not be uprooted for the project. Our site has...

Last reply: Leilanie Bruce, Mar 21, 2018, 6:51 pm

Option 1: Combination of Efficient Irrigatation & Non-Irrigated

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Anne Harney on Sep 10, 2013, 11:47 am

To achieve requirements for Option 1, can we include areas that are landscaped areas not requiring irrigation as well as areas designed with an efficient irrigation system? If so, what CE and IE...

Last reply: Jonathan Weiss, Oct 13, 2017, 10:10 am

LEED V3 WEc1 V06 form Missing Resource?

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Melissa Merryweather on Sep 15, 2017, 10:58 am

We use 100% non-potable water in our project but the LEED v06 form still requires 50% reduction from baseline, but there is no calculator on the form and none separately available under Resources...

Last reply: Melissa Merryweather, Sep 15, 2017, 11:09 am

How is an area/square footage assigned to a tree?

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Tricia Loe on Aug 22, 2016, 1:27 pm

I have a plaza with 32 trees, with each in their own tree grate. I am trying to determine how to input this vegetation type into the EPA WaterSense calculator. Is it based on the tree's caliper...

Last reply: Chris Edmonds, Jun 16, 2017, 4:07 pm

How much of the area inside the LEED boundary must be included?

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Lawrence Lile on Jun 6, 2017, 4:11 pm

We have a project where a good part of the non-hardscaped area inside the LEED boundary will be planted in native prairie grasses, with no irrigation. At least 50% of the area inside the LEED...

Last reply: William Weaver, Jun 7, 2017, 6:02 pm

Evapotranspiration rate units?

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Erin Holdenried on Apr 11, 2013, 3:56 pm

What is the...

Last reply: JOHANNA SENOTT, May 26, 2017, 10:32 pm

Temporary Irrigation with v6 Form

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Michelle Rosenberger on Mar 31, 2017, 2:04 pm

Even if pursuing Option 2 Temporary Irrigation, we've always had to comply with Option 1 reductions also. The points were additive. There was an explicit note on the forms to that effect and the...

Last reply: Michelle Rosenberger, May 23, 2017, 9:46 am