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Permeable or Mulched Paths in Calculations

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Terry Gorski on Jun 30, 2011, 3:36 pm

How would permeable or mulched paths be shown in the LEED Online form calculations? Would they still be considered landscaping, and not irrigated, and left in the calculations? If some of the...

Last reply: Susann Geithner, Jul 22, 2011, 3:51 pm

Non Potable Municiply Provided Well Water

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Sam Keehn on Apr 12, 2011, 3:34 am

There is municiply provided water available, called raw water which, as per the standard has less than 5,000 mg/l of Total Disolved Solids. The problem is that this is well water (but drawn on a...

Last reply: Susann Geithner, Jul 22, 2011, 3:23 pm

Reference ET rates

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by mark peternell on Mar 11, 2011, 7:48 pm

Does anyone have a good resource for locting reference...

Last reply: Erica Downs, May 24, 2011, 11:53 am

Unirrigated areas in Option 1

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Eamon Geary on Apr 8, 2011, 11:04 am

Hello,
One project is working to achieve this credit via Option 1 (50% reduction in potable water use). Through a variety of common methods, we have reduced our irrigation water use....

Last reply: Erica Downs, May 5, 2011, 2:38 pm

Advice on reporting Controller Efficiency?

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Annette Bellafiore on Jul 19, 2010, 6:37 pm

Does anyone have any advice on reporting controller efficiency on the LEED templates? The reference guide says to "determine, if applicable, the CE..." Yet, if you don't think it's applicable...

Last reply: Puteri Shireen Jahnkassim, May 4, 2011, 1:25 pm

Irrigation- Baseline case

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Rouba Nassar on Mar 7, 2011, 11:52 am

Hello,

The guidance is not really clear on what to put in the baseline case. It only says that we need to specify typical landscaping practices.

Do we need to document these...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Apr 23, 2011, 6:01 pm

Reference evapotranspiration rate ET0

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Werner Sobek on Mar 7, 2011, 1:58 am

We have a project located in Istanbul, Turkey. In order to calculate the water consumption for landscaping, we have been looking for the value of the...

Last reply: Gabriela Hernández Castillo, Mar 16, 2011, 12:48 pm

Irrigation supply from local farmland irrigation channel

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Jorng-ren Chern on Nov 2, 2010, 12:18 am

The project is planning to irrigate the planting area from an open water channel outside the project boundary. The function of the channel is to supply water for farmland irrigation and receive...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Feb 18, 2011, 3:06 am

Landscape Water Budget Spreadsheet

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Erica Downs on Jan 11, 2011, 4:12 pm

The sample submittal above (Sample Project Narrative Achieving WEc1) includes the Landscape Water Budget Spreadsheet. These calculations, while mentioned in the Reference Guide, don't seem to be...

Last reply: Christina Bradley, Jan 19, 2011, 11:35 am

Controller Efficiency (CE) data

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by eileen hughes on Nov 3, 2010, 7:16 pm

I am having trouble obtaining manufacterers documentation for the following:
Upload WEc1-2. Provide manufacturer documentation or calculations to
support the Controller Efficiency (CE...

Last reply: Amy Rider, Nov 12, 2010, 7:52 pm