Reduce generation of wastewater. Reduce potable water use for building sewage conveyance by 50% through the use of water-conserving fixtures such as water closets and urinals.
|LEED addresses the complete lifecycle of buildings|
Extend the life cycle of existing building stock, conserve resources, retain cultural resources, reduce waste and reduce environmental impacts of new buildings as they relate to materials manufacturing and transport. Consider reuse of existing, previously occupied buildings, including structure, envelope and elements. Upgrade components that would improve energy and water efficiency.
To be awarded points for exceptional performance above the requirements set by the LEED Green Building Rating System. Apply strategies or measures that demonstrate a comprehensive approach and quantifiable environment and/or health benefits.