LEED v4 addresses water holistically, taking into account rainwater, indoor use, outdoor use, specialized uses and metering. This session will present strategies, resources and tips for successful credit achievement. Attendees will hear from USGBC and GBCI experts on how water is addressed in LEED today and also what's on the horizon for future development.

Learning Objectives

  • Provide an overview of how LEED v4 addresses water in all rating systems - LEED BD+C, ID+C, O+M, ND and Homes - and related credits.
  • Review different strategies for achieving the LEED v4 rainwater credit in BD+C, O+M, ND and Homes, a combination of the stormwater quality and stormwater quantity management credits from LEED 2009.
  • Review real world examples of how LEED water related credits and strategies have been applied.
  • Discuss the future of water issues, solutions and strategies and the impact they have on the development of future LEED credits.