31 Aug '17, 8pm

At #Greenbuild17, you'll get the lowdown on all #water credit news for #LEEDv4.

At #Greenbuild17, you'll get the lowdown on all #water credit news for #LEEDv4.

The Water Efficiency credit category in LEED v4 builds on the lessons learned from previous versions and expands upon the strategies to take into account indoor use, outdoor use, specialized uses and metering. It also measures all sources of water relative to a building, including cooling towers, appliances, fixtures, process water and irrigation. Using an "efficiency first" approach, projects are asked to first pursue water use reduction strategies and then to consider nonpotable and alternative sources of water.

Full article: https://www.usgbc.org/articles/water-strategies-leed-v4

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