To reduce outdoor water consumption.
Reduce outdoor water use through one of the following options. Non-vegetated surfaces, such as permeable or impermeable pavement, should be excluded from landscape area calculations. Athletic fields and playgrounds (if vegetated) and food gardens may be included or excluded at the project team’s discretion.
Option 1. No irrigation required (2 points)Show that the landscape does not require a permanent irrigation system beyond a maximum two-year establishment period.