The amount of and access to clean water is becoming an increasingly significant issue in the United States and throughout the globe. Decreasing indoor and outdoor water consumption is a priority of the USGBC, and is usually cost effective for project teams. WaterSense provides valuable information to single family homes from their testing requirements.
Excerpted from LEED Pilot Credit Library
To improve the overall water efficiency of the home by completing an approved bundle of water efficiency measures that are third-party verified by a water efficiency expert.
Case 1: Single Family
Complete all of the requirements of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Wa-terSense Specification for Single-Family New Homes.
Case 2: Multi-Family
Meet all of the following:
The homepage for the LEED Pilot Credit Library. The LEED Pilot Credit Library is intended to facilitate the introduction of new prerequisites and credits to LEED. This process will allow USGBC to test and refine credits through LEED 2009 project evaluations before they are sent through the balloting process for introduction into LEED.
Background for the LEED Pilot Credit Library is provided in this foundational document.
Details on what the LEED pilot credit library is and how to use it.
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