LEED Credits Associated with an AcornVac Vacuum Plumbing System

Water Use Reduction

Increase water efficiency within buildings to reduce the burden on municipal water supply and wastewater systems. Employ strategies that in aggregation use less water than the water use baseline calculated for the building. Use high-efficiency fixtures water closets and urinals.

Innovative Wastewater Technology

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

Building Reuse

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.

Innovation in Design

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.