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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...

Last reply: Lewis Hewton, Jul 17, 2013, 7:39 pm

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...

Last reply: Omar ElRawy, Jul 10, 2013, 4:10 am

WEc1

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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%?

Last reply: Nadia Ayala, Jul 9, 2013, 8:50 pm

Ks Species Factor

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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....

Last reply: Alicia Villanueva, Jul 8, 2013, 6:06 pm

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...

Last reply: Mary Lea Tucker, Jun 6, 2013, 3:44 pm

WE C1, Option 2, Path 2 submittal requirements

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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...

Last reply: Kathryn West, May 22, 2013, 7:51 am

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...

Cistern doesn't fulfull need, but there is no-potable backup

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Sarah Picking on Apr 30, 2013, 11:09 am

If you can't prove that your cistern will satisfy the irrigation need every month, but the client has agreed to not have a potable backup (ie the cistern gets drained, and then the plants just...