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Reclaimed water and Health impacts

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Susan Walter on Feb 8, 2012, 10:30 am

Our healthcare project is planning on capturing condensate water and excess rain water from a 12,000 s.f. vegetated roof in a cistern to irrigate plantings which include a small lawn area in a...

Last reply: Susan Walter, Feb 13, 2012, 2:18 pm

IE for manual irrigation

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Dario Ibarguengoitia on Dec 1, 2011, 6:28 pm

¿what is the IE for manual irrigation? I will use no potable water for this, I will apreciate your response cause asked about this once and did not got an answer, thank you very much

Last reply: WAGNER OLIVEIRA SILVA, Dec 8, 2011, 8:55 am

Irrigation efficiency of manual irrigation

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Maria Kutelova on Nov 4, 2011, 11:05 am

The project we are working on has very small green area and the investor is not planing to install irrigation system, but will have the vegetation manually irrigated with potable water and...

Last reply: Susann Geithner, Nov 9, 2011, 6:39 pm

baseline for northern countries

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Eszter Gulacsy on Oct 19, 2011, 10:33 am

We have a project in Scandinavia, where there are no local authority requirements about landscaping. The site is industrial in a rural location. The typical landscape planting is pretty much to...

Last reply: Susann Geithner, Oct 25, 2011, 12:13 pm

Alternative Sources of Water

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Omer Moltay on Oct 24, 2011, 4:59 pm

Can the following types of water, if stored in a rainwater cistern, contribute to credit compliance?

- Water from building foundations (dewatering) pumped into the rainwater cistern,...

Last reply: Susann Geithner, Oct 25, 2011, 12:06 pm

irrigation from onsite pond

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by renee golobic on Sep 26, 2011, 4:50 pm

An irriation pump was installed that supplied the need water for irrigation for the onsite pond. We sumitted this was a non potable irrigation for 4 points. The reviewer is telling me we can't...

Last reply: Susann Geithner, Sep 29, 2011, 1:51 pm

100% Municipal Non-Potable Water

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Michelle Rosenberger on Sep 7, 2011, 1:36 pm

Our project will irrigate with a drip irrigation system using 100% municipally supplied non-potable water. The way I am reading this credit, we cannot get any points for using non-potable water...

Last reply: Susann Geithner, Sep 9, 2011, 2:34 pm

MicroClimate Factor (Kmc) for Baseline and Design

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Rouba Nassar on Jul 26, 2011, 9:50 am

Hi All,

So I know that the MicroClimate Factor (Kmc) must be the same for the Baseline and the Design, but what if the Landscape types in the Baseline and the Design are not the same at...

Last reply: Susann Geithner, Sep 6, 2011, 9:38 am

LEED Project Boundary, Existing Irrigation, and Crane Placement

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Brooks Critchfield on Aug 1, 2011, 8:30 am

We have a project on an existing campus which requires that two large cranes sit next to the project on an adjacent turf area. We do not plan to do any improvements on this turf area and plan to...

Last reply: Susann Geithner, Aug 11, 2011, 1:14 pm

Landscape irrigation baseline in California

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Brightworks Sustainability on Jul 26, 2011, 5:25 pm

With the new state wide green building code and local municipal requirements for landscape irrigation, how is a baseline developed when regional requirements now approach what was a 50% reduction...

Last reply: Susann Geithner, Jul 27, 2011, 3:36 pm