Green Step Education

Calculating Indoor Water Use Reduction for LEED

Gain practical experience applicable to a LEED BD+C or ID+C project. This online audio course includes hands-on training for the Indoor Water Use Reduction credit and prerequisite. The presenter coaches participants to complete these LEED credit calculations by hand, providing a solid foundation for the variables, assumptions and calculation methodologies. Participants will also practice with the LEED Online template that is required for LEED documentation.

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  1. Explain how the WE Indoor Water Use Reduction credits differ between various LEED Rating Systems and indicate system synergies
  2. Describe LEED Indoor Water Use Reduction credit calculation inputs, variables, assumptions & equations
  3. Calculate LEED WE Credits by hand, including the baseline and design case flush and flow rates to determine indoor water savings
  4. Complete the LEED WEp1 Credit Form through four practice problems utilizing a variety of fixture combinations
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10 Multiple Choice and True/False Questions

A score of 80% or higher is required to receive a certificate of completion