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Reject Water from Reverse Osmosis system?

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Eric Bautista on Jun 16, 2016, 4:31 am

Dear Fellow LEED Users,

In the Irrigation Design Case tabulation, can I declare "reject water" from reverse osmosis equipment system of campus, as the source of non-potable water?

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Non potable water reservoir- WEc1-NC 2009

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Muriel Alvarez on Apr 19, 2016, 12:31 pm

We are certifying a project NC 2009 and we are counting in our credit with a non potable reservoir outside the LEED Boundary but is within the limits of the property. The non potable water...

Last reply: Andrey Kuznetsov, May 18, 2016, 4:50 pm

Meeting the 5% landscape requirements with planters

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Rahul Yadav on May 12, 2016, 6:58 am

Hi, The credit says that for applying the points, minimum 5% of the site area shall have planters, garden etc. Does the potted plants are counted under planters.

Last reply: Andrey Kuznetsov, May 18, 2016, 4:07 pm

"Special Conditions" for baseline

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Ralph Bicknese on May 12, 2016, 6:35 pm

For our current project, virtually 100% of landscaping is turfgrass using 62.5% efficient rotors, usually a difficult combination for achieving 50% reduction. We have a unique situation where,...

Calculating Planting Area for Tree

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Anne Harney on Aug 18, 2013, 8:39 pm

What is the standard for calculating a planted area for a tree? Dripline?

Last reply: Doug Dierlich, May 10, 2016, 9:41 am

ETo Unit

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by GISELA FARHAT DE ARAUJO on May 3, 2016, 2:50 pm

I would like to know which unit of measurement should include the value of ETO (Reference...

Last reply: GISELA FARHAT DE ARAUJO, May 6, 2016, 1:51 pm

Success substituting the LEEDv4 approach for WEc1 in v2009?

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Heather DeGrella on Dec 12, 2014, 1:39 pm

Has anyone had success using the LEEDv4 approach for WEc1 in v2009? It is not in the list of officially approved substitutions but it seems like a logical substitution.

Last reply: Deborah Lucking, Apr 25, 2016, 7:31 pm

Basement That Extends to Plot line

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Omar ElRawy on Feb 24, 2016, 12:20 pm

Hi,
My project has two levels basement that extends to the land's plot line, while the above-grade floors are much smaller areas than the basement area. And the design includes...

Last reply: Andrey Kuznetsov, Mar 11, 2016, 4:49 am

hand-watering?

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Erin Holdenried on Sep 18, 2014, 12:14 pm

I am working on a project that has courtyard with planters which will be planted with species that have very minimal watering requirements. The planters will be hand-watered when needed. Can...

Last reply: Andrey Kuznetsov, Mar 11, 2016, 2:59 am

What areas to include for planted areas?

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Lauren Bellamy on Mar 1, 2016, 8:46 am

We have a project where only about 1/3 of the planted area will be irrigated. The other 2/3 is planted with plants and groundcover that will not require irrigation.

Do we just include the...

Last reply: Karin Miller, Mar 10, 2016, 4:51 pm