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How to use the EPA Watersense Outdoor Water Budget Tool for LEED and more

GBCI: 0920014221

In this course, we will go through an in-depth review of the WaterSense Water Budget tool and take you step by step through an interactive exercise to better understand the functionality of the tool, it’s influential calculations and background equations and a walk through of the user interface.
Eligible for 1 CE HOUR.
  • 1 CE

  • LEED AP Homes
  • LEED Green Associate
  • LU/HSW

Rating system: v4, v2009, v1 - PEER v1.1, SITES v2

Published on: September 12, 2017

Average: 3.1 (14 votes)
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In this course, we will go through an in-depth review of the WaterSense Water Budget tool and take you step by step through an interactive exercise to better understand the functionality of the tool, it’s influential calculations and background equations and a walk through of the user interface. The WaterSense Water Budget Tool can be used to comply with section 4.1.1, Landscape Design of water sense certification and to ensure a measure of efficiency and regional suitability for the amount of water applied to a landscape based on local climate data. We will also discuss the new whole how water efficiency rating (WER)

Objectives

  1. What are the influential equations and data guiding outdoor water modeling
  2. Where and how it can be applied especially in regards LEED BD+C V4 Homes WE Total Water Use
  3. In-depth look at inputs and what is need to comply with LEED BD+C V4 Homes WE Total Water Use
  4. Navigation of the user interface for success in LEED BD+C V4 Homes WE Total Water Use.
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GreenHome Institute
Grand Rapids, MI
United States

Leaders

Olga M. Cano
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