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CT Green Building Council/USGBC Webinar Series

  • 23 Feb 2012
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • The UI Smart Living Center 297 Boston Post Road (Route 1) Orange, CT Located in Orange Commons The Smart Living Center is supported by the Energy Efficiency Fund


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Strategies for Success in LEED: Water Use Reduction

Water efficiency conserves both water and energy - generating benefits both for the environment and the bottom line. Determining water use reduction requires calculating an accurate baseline and reductions through efficiency strategies. Project teams often get tripped up on these calculations in LEED. Walk through calculations, issues and lessons learned from some typical and atypical scenarios. Register for this session to find a clear path for success in achieving LEED Water Efficiency Prerequisite 1 for design, construction and operations.

Continuing Education Hours: This session has been registered for 1.5 hrs AIA/CES, GBCI. To facilitate AIA and GBCI CEU credit recording please provide your AIA membership # and GBCI Credential Maintenance Program #.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify common pitfalls in calculating water use reduction for LEED projects and resources for success

  2. Establish correct fixture groups based on FTE calculations and variable fixtures and uses

  3. Establish appropriate baseline water use for typical project types

  4. Calculate correct water use savings based off of baseline water use

  5. Apply calculations to 'atypical' project scenarios

Steve Benz,
Water Efficiency Technical Advisory Group Member, USGBC

Presenter 1:
Amy Boyce,
Manager, LEED Technical Development, USGBC

Presenter 2:
Rebecca Stahlnecker,
LEED Certification Reviewer, GBCI


CTGBC Members 10.00
Non-Members 15.00




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