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LEED for Homes: Water Efficiency (WE)

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Water Efficiency:

There are no WE prerequisites, but at least 3 points must be earned in this category. Points are earned for efficient landscape irrigation, water reuse strategies, and water-efficient plumbing fixtures and fittings.

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green building consultant; owner/founder, Design AVEnues LLC

Ann V. Edminster, M. Arch., LEED AP, is a leading green building consultant, speaker, teacher, and author. Her recent work and award-winning book, Energy Free: Homes for a Small Planet, focus on net-zero energy homes. Ann has taught for groups including AIA, USGBC, Pacific Gas & Electric, and Southern California Edison. Ann’s consulting clients include major builders, software companies, design firms, developers, public agencies, utilities, investors, and homeowners. She has held key roles on numerous award-winning residential projects of all types.

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