Water use reduction - 20% reduction | U.S. Green Building Council
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LEED BD+C: New Construction | v2 - LEED 2.2

Water use reduction - 20% reduction

WEc3.1 | Possible 1 point


Maximize water efficiency within buildings to reduce the burden on municipal water supply and wastewater systems.


Employ strategies that in aggregate use 20% less water than the water use baseline calculated for the building (not including irrigation) after meeting the Energy Policy Act of 1992 fixture performance requirements. Calculations are based on estimated occupant usage and shall include only the following fixtures (as applicable to the building): water closets, urinals, lavatory faucets, showers and kitchen sinks.

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