To measure building and subsystem water performance over time to understand consumption patterns and identify opportunities for additional water savings.
WE Credit 1.1 (1 point): Have in place a permanently installed water meter(s) that measures the total potable water use for the entire building and associated grounds. Meter data must be recorded on a regular basis and compiled into monthly and annual summaries. Applicants are also encouraged to meter gray or reclaimed water supplied to the building.
Additional Requirements for Innovation credit:
Project teams must meter the whole building AND one subsystem (irrigation, cooling tower, etc.) electronically and have automated daily readings. Readings must be continuously logged through daily automatic electronic data logging. Manual meter readings are not allowed.
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