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Turf grass with trees

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Jorge López de Obeso on Jun 5, 2015, 2:29 pm

Good evening everyone,

I had some doubts determining the species factor while filling out the credit form. The landscaped areas in our proyect includes turf grass mixed with trees. In...

Last reply: Alexia Anastassiadis, Jul 27, 2015, 5:10 pm

Controller Efficiency

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Michelle Rosenberger on Nov 23, 2014, 1:28 pm

I see several threads attempting to get an answer on how one demonstrates controller efficiency and the most prevalent answer seems to be just use 1 because no other values can be substantiated...

Last reply: Cynthia Estrada, Jul 20, 2015, 3:22 pm

"Landscape = 5% of the total site area" Rule

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Peg Manuel on May 14, 2015, 7:12 pm

I've seen a couple different comment threads on this, so I just want to make sure we're doing the right thing, as we have 5 points pending. The "Bird's Eye View" of this credit (above) states...

Last reply: Andrey Kuznetsov, May 18, 2015, 9:52 am

Expansion area

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Gustavo De las Heras Izquierdo on Oct 15, 2014, 11:23 am

Our LEED Project Boundary includes a future expansion area. This area has grown native species naturally. Can this vegetated area be counted towards this credit?

Last reply: Kathryn West, May 15, 2015, 2:55 pm

water retention agent

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Renaud Gay on Apr 20, 2015, 6:28 am

Hi,

I was wondering if anyone already used water retention agents added in the soil, such as acrylamide in any project and how this was documented.

Thanks!

Last reply: William Weaver, Apr 20, 2015, 2:33 pm

Permanent Irrigation System, Temporary Use of Potable Water

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Daniel Costantino on Sep 4, 2012, 1:46 pm

Hello,

I am working on a project where there will be a permanent irrigation system. This system will be fed by a combination of harvested rainwater, greywater treated on-site and municipal...

Last reply: Miles Thorne, Apr 16, 2015, 5:26 pm

Runoff/Gully Water

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Tamary Alvarez on Dec 16, 2014, 8:47 am

Our project's environmental...

Last reply: Tamary Alvarez, Jan 21, 2015, 8:22 am

Irrigation area

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Alicja Bieszyńska on Jan 7, 2015, 10:19 am

If my project consists of 10,000sf of greenery but only 3,000sf is irrigated, do I need to insert 10,000sf or 3,000sf as a total area in the LEED Online form (both baseline and design case)?

Last reply: William Weaver, Jan 7, 2015, 10:34 am

Pop-up irrigation systems

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Melissa Merryweather on Jul 17, 2013, 8:14 pm

My guess is "no" but are pop-up systems any more efficient than...

Last reply: Melissa Merryweather, Nov 25, 2014, 5:59 am

Full credits achieveable for less than 1% landscape?

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Mary Haw on Sep 4, 2013, 10:22 pm

Our project has less than 1% landscape area vs site area and therefore negligible potable water consumption for irrigation. According to the LEED criteria, this means that 4 credits will be lost...

Last reply: Andrey Kuznetsov, Nov 5, 2014, 3:56 pm