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Legal Requirements Lists federal requirements related to the purchase of this item, including applicable Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) requirements
Life Cycle Cost Savings
Life Cycle Costing (LCC) aims to quantify the financial impact of a product over its entire life cycle to assist consumers in making decisions that will save them money over the long term.
GSA Proving Ground's analysis resulted in a water savings of up to 66%.
Contributes to meeting The Guiding Principles for Sustainable Federal Buildings
Weather-based irrigation controls use live local weather data to measure and respond to irrigation water needs in real time. The Green Proving Ground that systems connected to Building Automation Systems were difficult to program. GPG recommends turn-key systems at this time. GPG recommends that areas with intermittent rain will have higher savings and should be targeted first.
Potential LEED Contributions
This product may contribute* toward points in multiple LEED v4 rating systems, including areas required for LEED v4 building certification. Primarily, the credits will apply in the Building Design and Construction (BD+C) and Building Operations and Maintenance (O+M) categories. This includes the specialty areas of: New Construction and Major Renovation, Existing Buildings, Core & Shell, Schools, Retail, Data Centers, Warehouse and Distribution Centers, Hospitality, and Healthcare. Specific credits are:
- Water Efficiency - Outdoor Water Use Reduction
* It is important to note that no products, individually or collectively, can guarantee a specific number of points for LEED Category credit. Each credit will need to be matched to the product by a certified professional.