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#### Drawing the baseline case

##### NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
###### posted by Marcio Alberto Casado Pereira on Feb 21, 2013, 11:02 am

I find this credit extremely subjective. Or maybe we don't quite understand it... Our landscape architects have a hardtime in assuming what is the baseline case for "conventional landscape...

#### Calculating Total Irrigated Area with existing conditions

##### NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
###### posted by Joel Simonyak on Jul 17, 2013, 11:17 am

We have a large site in an industrial park. We plan to include a 24 Acre parcel in our project site boundary that is owned by our client and part of this area will contain the water detention...

#### Evapotransportation Units

##### NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
###### posted by Michael Smithing on Nov 26, 2012, 2:33 am

What unit is ETo expressed in? And what time period does the Total...

#### WEc1

##### NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
###### posted by Drew Cheatham on Jul 8, 2013, 4:23 pm

Can someone direct me to where in the Reference manual it states that the ratio of landscaped area to site area has to be greater than 5%?

#### Ks Species Factor

##### NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
###### posted by Alicia Villanueva on Jul 8, 2013, 1:37 pm

We need some help selecting the ks in our project. We are considering the following factors:

Ks=0 for native species (no irrigation)
Ks= Low. For adaptative species. Low watering....

#### Option 2 on campus- do we need to add a meter for irrigation?

##### NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
###### posted by Lisa Sawin on May 20, 2012, 4:01 pm

We will be tieing the new irrigation system into the existing. Do we need to meter the water use with the LEED boundary? Or will a buidling water meter that meters the water use within the...

#### WE C1, Option 2, Path 2 submittal requirements

##### NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
###### posted by SmithGroup BG+LU FW on May 21, 2013, 10:36 am

If a site will have no irrigation installed (permanent or temporary) is one still required to complete the baseline and design case information as part of the submittal requirements (tables WE c1...

#### Municipal tertiary treated water transported in on tankers?

##### NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
###### posted by Natalie Tan on May 16, 2013, 7:58 am

Hi, is anyone aware if USGBC will accept municipal tertiary treated water that is not piped in for irrigation but occasionally conveyed to site via owner's tankers and stored in water storage...

#### Water Efficient Landscaping

##### NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
###### posted by Sundararaj Subburaman on May 14, 2013, 8:05 am

Am working with a project on LEED NC version 2009 which is located in Melaka, Malaysia..........

I have a doubt in species factor for Axonopus compressus....

Whether i can consider...

#### WEc1 Water Efficient Landscaping

##### NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
###### posted by Brian Kelly on May 10, 2013, 9:38 am

We are doing a renovation on a hospital in Las Vegas NV. The hospital has two very small patches of landscape that use what we believe to be an efficient irrigation system. To fill out the form...