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NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Arzu Tugrul on Feb 5, 2013, 12:46 pm

We have a project located in Vienna. More than %80 of the landscaped areas has been designed for no irrigation including green roof. Drip irrigation system (potable water) will be used for the...

Irrigation by hose

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Marcio Alberto Casado Pereira on Jan 11, 2013, 2:35 pm

Hi,
my project will use non-potable irrigation by hose, but the template of LEED online don't show this option.
How can I calculate the efficiency of this method?

Thanks in...

Last reply: Patty Breech, Jan 25, 2013, 7:31 pm

Measuring the landscaped area

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Alicia Villanueva on Jan 11, 2013, 1:34 pm

We are trying to reach the 5% landscaped area in a project.

The question is: how do we measure it? The shaded area or the tree well area?

Thank you!

Last reply: William Weaver, Jan 11, 2013, 2:49 pm

Grass only, no irrigation

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Marcio Alberto Casado Pereira on Sep 25, 2012, 3:53 pm

Hello

Our client is using only grass in the landscaping and this is not going to be irrigated.

Are we elegible for credit WEc1?

Last reply: Susann Geithner, Dec 6, 2012, 9:29 am

WEc1 Option 2 Path 1

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Don Hardwick on Nov 7, 2012, 3:52 pm

Hi,
I have a project planning to use 100% non- potable water for irrigation.They are planning on doing this through collecting rain water. It rains a good bit in the area of the project but...

Last reply: Nadav Malin, Nov 21, 2012, 4:12 pm

Efficiency for hose irrgation?

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Marcio Alberto Casado Pereira on Oct 3, 2012, 10:08 am

Tristan Roberts Technical Director The Laurentia Project, HPDC LEEDuser Expert 11438 thumbs up October 16, 2012- 12:29 pm Marcio, if you scroll back through earlier forum posts you'll see some discussion of this, but none of it conclusive. It would help to answer the question if you shared why you were looking for that value. Log in or register to post comments Marcio Alberto Casado Pereira LEEDuser Basic Member 181 thumbs up October 16, 2012- 12:37 pm The template asks for the efficiency of the irrigation type, but the Reference Guide only give values for sprinklers and drip irrigation. We...

Last reply: Marcio Alberto Casado Pereira, Nov 7, 2012, 8:55 am

Irrigation during drought conditions

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Lauren Ford on Jul 21, 2011, 10:57 am

Our project has limited turf areas that will require irrigation. We have a small irrigation system supplied by a rainwater cistern sized to provide required volume per LEED requirements. However...

Last reply: Jenny Heim, Nov 1, 2012, 1:32 pm

Partially irrigated site

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Leah Samson-Samuel on Jan 23, 2012, 2:51 pm

We have a project that is required by convenants to put irrigation on the front and side of the building that faces the street, but not the rest. So, of course, we will only be installing...

Last reply: Adrienn Gelesz, Sep 24, 2012, 3:54 am

Evapotranspiration data worldwide

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Susann Geithner on Nov 9, 2011, 6:41 pm

The new guidance for international projects also includes a resource for...

Last reply: Adrienn Gelesz, Sep 7, 2012, 3:23 am

Irrigation Efficiency- IE for Hunter irrigation products

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Ricardo Sá on Aug 29, 2012, 12:26 pm

Has anyone have or had any experience with irrigation systems provided by Hunter Indutries?
I contacted them in order to obtain information regarding the IE value for their irrigation...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Sep 5, 2012, 11:00 pm