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Turf Grass in Calculations

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Omer Moltay on Sep 5, 2010, 5:22 am

Our landscape features a lot of areas with trees and shrubs located over turf grass. In other words, the groundcover is completely turf grass.

I know that if, for example, groundcover and...

Last reply: Allison Zuchman, Sep 9, 2010, 11:20 am

80% non-irrigated Native, 20% inefficient irrigation landscape

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Eamon Geary on Sep 1, 2010, 1:36 pm

Our landscaped site is approximately 80% natively, non-irrigated vegetated. However, 20% of our site landscape is forced (due to owner requirements) to irrigate grass in a fairly in-efficient way...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Sep 1, 2010, 4:08 pm

Green Roof and Water Efficiency

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Emmanuel Pauwels on Aug 26, 2010, 5:38 am

We have installed a green roof on an urban project (LEED boundary = building footprint) for a total of 58% of the building footprint. We have choosen...

Last reply: Lauren Sparandara, Aug 30, 2010, 3:43 pm

Micro climatic factor, Kmc

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Yong Lee Low on Aug 18, 2010, 1:44 am

The landscaping on my site doesn’t have any adjacent parking nor located in a slope, but has wind tunnel effect. The results of wind tunnel test at various points on site proves that on an...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Aug 18, 2010, 7:22 am

Water Efficient Landscaping

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Yong Lee Low on Jul 25, 2010, 11:54 pm

I have the Landscape factors for all landscape type in my project, which includes tree, shrubs and ground cover. But When I key in the available data in LEED online submittal template, it asks...

Last reply: Allison Zuchman, Aug 17, 2010, 12:31 pm

Existing Landscaping

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Rouba Nassar on Aug 4, 2010, 9:02 am

Hello,

Does anybody know if we are supposed to include existing landscaping (located within the site boundary) in our calculations?

Thanks,

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Aug 4, 2010, 4:47 pm

WEc1- BD+C 2009

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Susie Spivey-Tilson on Jun 22, 2010, 11:47 am

In the footnote on this credit it states:

" If the percent reduction in potable water is 100% AND the percent reduction of total water is equal to or greater than 50%, both Option 1 and...

Last reply: Susie Spivey-Tilson, Aug 3, 2010, 12:42 pm

Irrigation system

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Fabio Frescia on Jul 22, 2010, 11:47 pm

Pls. can you advice to me about our specific case:
Since our project in VietNam, so, for landscaping irrigation here, client doesn't apply any system as sprinkler or Drip, they just install...

Last reply: Gunnar Hubbard, Jul 27, 2010, 10:59 am

Exterior Water Features

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Norma Lehman on Jul 8, 2010, 12:42 pm

How is the water used for an outdoor fountain calculated? Is it part of the landcape irrigation calc? It certainly doesn't qualify for indoor water use. any help would be appreciated!

Last reply: Rick Ferrara, Jul 10, 2010, 10:54 am

Brackish Water for Irrigation?

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Kimberly Frith on Jul 1, 2010, 2:10 pm

We have a project located close to the coast. The landscape designer is considering including plants which would be watered with brackish water for irrigation (pumped from underground). Would...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Jul 1, 2010, 9:47 pm