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Identifying the Baseline Areas

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Ghaith Moufarege on Jul 16, 2014, 6:50 am

Dear All,

I want to double check on how to allocate the Baseline areas for my project.

My proposed project has 100 sq.m of trees, 300 sq.m of shrubs, and only 5 sq.m of turf grass...

Last reply: William Weaver, Jul 16, 2014, 7:05 am

selecting controller efficiency manufacturer company

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by prerana tuladhar on Jul 10, 2014, 2:36 am

how to select the controller effciency manufacturer company? which company is the best and supplies worldwide??

Hidrogel use

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by LEED Pro Consultant on May 9, 2014, 5:21 pm

We´re working on a landscape project in a hot&dry city and a drought-resistant grass is being proposed. In addition, a hidrogel under-layer is proposed for the grass in order to maintain...

Last reply: LEED Pro Consultant, Jul 3, 2014, 6:54 pm

Option 2, path 1- 50% reduction of total water applied

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Lise Dannesboe on Jun 3, 2014, 5:35 am

HI! We would like to pursue Option 2, path 1 and dimension the rainwater tank for supplying 100% of the irrigation needs. I just came across Equation 7 Percentage Reduction of Total Water (...

Last reply: Lise Dannesboe, Jun 6, 2014, 10:27 am

deriving Species/Density/Microclimate Factors

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Kelsi Hurlbut on May 21, 2014, 4:34 pm

Hello Again Everyone,

Does anyone know how to calculate the...

Last reply: William Weaver, May 22, 2014, 11:30 am

Potable water backup

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Heather Holdridge on Jun 27, 2013, 5:12 pm

Can a project still earn 4 points under option 2 if a cistern has potable water backup? Could we demonstrate that it wouldn't be used through the path 1 calculations?

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Apr 22, 2014, 2:54 pm

Playing fields exclusion

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by FRAGKISKOS LEVANTIS on Mar 18, 2014, 3:09 pm

Projects other than Schools: Can they exclude playing fields in certain credits just like Schools can? (eg the training playing grounds of a soccer team, in a site that"ll accommodate the team"s...

Last reply: FRAGKISKOS LEVANTIS, Mar 26, 2014, 3:56 pm

No irrigation, No landscape- option 2 compliance

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Nicole Kimoto on Mar 21, 2014, 9:44 pm

I'm working on a project where the existing site is 100% concrete paving. We are not providing any landscape, thus no irrigation. Does this mean we comply with option 2?

Last reply: Saud Abdul Rasheed, Mar 22, 2014, 10:05 am

Controller Efficiency

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Scott Fornaciari on Mar 12, 2014, 7:01 pm

How do I calculate controller efficiency. I am using a Rainmaster-i Eagle with central control, on-site weather station, rain sensor, flow sensor and master valve.

Natural landscape to recover on site

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Luis Huertas on Mar 11, 2014, 9:52 am

Our project is going to allow the natural landscape to return to the landscape areas of the project. Can I claim no potable use and achieve the credit using this strategy?

Last reply: Kathryn West, Mar 11, 2014, 9:54 am