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Buried Tiles

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Amy Hood on Apr 22, 2013, 10:25 am

How feasible is it to provide a way to use storm water from the buried tiles (or ahead of them) for grass and garden watering. I am thinking of a pump there to feed sprinklers, for example, from...

Last reply: Isaac Chan, Apr 22, 2013, 2:16 pm

Interior vegetation

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Albert Sagrera on Apr 19, 2013, 7:24 am

Hi!!
Should we include interior vegetation on the calculations of this credit? This a building with several interior plants, including trees that need irrigation. In case that we considerer...

Sorting Cactus

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Omar ElRawy on Apr 18, 2013, 10:19 am

I have two questions,
Should I categorize Cactus as a tree or as a shrub?
Can I set all base-case to sprinkler, then the design case is to be dripping?

Last reply: Lewis Hewton, Apr 18, 2013, 7:09 pm

Open grid pavement

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Alicia Villanueva on Apr 8, 2013, 2:01 pm

Does open grid pavement (at least 50% pervious) count as vegetated area in this credit?

Last reply: Alicia Villanueva, Apr 11, 2013, 1:28 pm

Filling out the credit form for Option 2 Path 1

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Erin Holdenried on Apr 8, 2013, 10:10 am

I have a project that is using captured rainwater only, no potable water, to supply the irrigation system. However, the credit form does not seem to have this option. This is considered and...

Last reply: Erin Holdenried, Apr 8, 2013, 12:04 pm

Water Efficient landscaping- finding the ETo

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Robert Thomas, CPD, LEED AP BD+C on Feb 19, 2013, 2:55 pm

How can I find the evapotranspirtaion rate, ETo, for various plants in various regions, and can this be found on LEEDuser's website?

Last reply: Rob Watson, Apr 7, 2013, 11:14 am

Controller efficiency factor (CE)

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Ricardo Sá on Mar 27, 2013, 3:39 pm

During a certification process I have found an electronic irrigation controller (model Hunter Pro-C) that is equipped also with a rain sensor (model Hunter Rain-Click).

I need to prove...

Baseline estimate for an exterior Green Wall?

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Janika McFeely on Mar 1, 2013, 12:40 pm

Hi all,
We have a tight urban condition with a large expanse of exterior green wall. Any thoughts on what to use for a baseline for this? Can we use an equivalent area of lawn? There is no...

Last reply: Janika McFeely, Mar 20, 2013, 6:31 pm

Rainfall contribution to TWA??

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Lewis Hewton on Feb 28, 2013, 9:43 pm

Hi All,

My general question is - can direct rainfall to landscaped areas that soaks in through the soil contribute to the irrigation demand in the WEc1?

Our project is in Australia...

Last reply: Lewis Hewton, Mar 4, 2013, 10:43 pm

Non Potable Ground Water

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Marcio Alberto Casado Pereira on Feb 8, 2013, 9:09 am

Our project is located in an semi-arid climate area with low precipitation and high...

Last reply: Marcio Alberto Casado Pereira, Feb 13, 2013, 7:44 am