To reduce outdoor water consumption through efficient landscaping practices.
Reduce the landscape area planted to turf grass by landscaping with plants that are native or adapted to the region. Points are awarded according to Table 1.
Table 1. Points for reducing turf grass and increasing native plantings, as percentage of total landscape area
|Turf grass area||Native or adapted plant area||Points|
|< 60%||and||> 25%||1|
|< 40%||and||> 50%||2|
|< 20%||and||> 75%||3|
|< 5%||and||> 75%||4|
Project with pools and other outdoor water features must use WE Credit Total Water Reduction.
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