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Best in the West Webinar Series - From Yuck to Yay: An Introduction to Onsite Water Reuse

GBCI: 0920012804

What do you know about water reuse? For most architects and engineers, the typical response to date is ‘not much’. In this interactive session, participants will learn what you need to know about incorporating onsite or district scale water reuse systems including: how to determine what types of system will work, what’s permitable in your jurisdiction; what are pros and cons of different technology; and how to address the ‘yuck factor’. Speakers Brett Rosenberg, Principal/Founder, Treeline Strategy, LLC Aaron Tartakovsky, Co-founder and CEO, Epic CleanTec Katy Lackey, Research Manager, Water Environment & Reuse Foundation Learning objectives Communicate why all types of water should be considered valuable resources. Learn strategies to integrate water reuse into the building design process. Describe the variety of systems and technologies on the market and their pros/cons. v Understand the hydrologic cycle and what the water-energy nexus really means, vis-a-vis our role as green building professionals. Communicate with stakeholders and overcome the "yuck" factor. The following LEED v4 BD+C prerequisites and credits will be addressed: SSc4 - Rainwater Management WEp1 - Outdoor Water Use Reduction WEp2 - Indoor Water Use Reduction WEp3 - Building-Level Water Metering WEc1 - Outdoor Water Use Reduction WEc2 - Indoor Water Use Reduction WEc3 - Cooling Tower Water Use WEc4 - Water Metering Potential for Innovation credit
Eligible for 2 CE HOURS.
  • 2 CE

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What do you know about water reuse? For most architects and engineers, the typical response to date is ‘not much’. In this interactive session, participants will learn what you need to know about incorporating onsite or district scale water reuse systems including: how to determine what types of system will work, what’s permitable in your jurisdiction; what are pros and cons of different technology; and how to address the ‘yuck factor’.

Speakers

Brett Rosenberg, Principal/Founder, Treeline Strategy, LLC
Aaron Tartakovsky, Co-founder and CEO, Epic CleanTec
Katy Lackey, Research Manager, Water Environment & Reuse Foundation

Learning objectives

Communicate why all types of water should be considered valuable resources.
Learn strategies to integrate water reuse into the building design process.
Describe the variety of systems and technologies on the market and their pros/cons. v
Understand the hydrologic cycle and what the water-energy nexus really means, vis-a-vis our role as green building professionals.
Communicate with stakeholders and overcome the "yuck" factor.

The following LEED v4 BD+C prerequisites and credits will be addressed:

SSc4 - Rainwater Management
WEp1 - Outdoor Water Use Reduction
WEp2 - Indoor Water Use Reduction
WEp3 - Building-Level Water Metering
WEc1 - Outdoor Water Use Reduction
WEc2 - Indoor Water Use Reduction
WEc3 - Cooling Tower Water Use
WEc4 - Water Metering
Potential for Innovation credit

Objectives

  1. Communicate why all types of water should be considered valuable resources.
  2. Learn strategies to integrate water reuse into the building design process.
  3. Describe the variety of systems and technologies on the market and their pros/cons.
  4. Understand the hydrologic cycle and what the water-energy nexus really means, vis-a-vis our role as green building professionals.
Intermediate

Created by

USGBC Northern California
San Francisco, CA
United States

Leaders

Aaron Tartakovsky

Co-founder and CEO Epic CleanTec

Katy Lackey

Research Manager
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    Brett Rosenberg made 2 contributions in the last 6 months

Brett Rosenberg

Principal/Founder Treeline Strategy, LLC