Professional Practice

Integrated Water Management for Buildings & Sites II: Case Studies in Performance - Seattle

Date: 5/15/2013 - 5/15/2013

Type: Events

Location(s): Washington


International Living Future Institute
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. (PDT)
Westin Seattle Hotel (Cascade 1 A Room)
1900 5th Ave
Seattle, WA 98101

The second course in the Integrated Water Management training series. Achieving net-zero water uses the concepts of the using and reusing of water multiple times on site and to provide, to the greatest degree possible, a closed-loop of water. There are seven steps associated with this integrated water cycle. While this concept may not be achievable in certain projects, incorporation of its principles can lead to reduction of domestic water and sewer dependency. This course focuses on a number of case studies from different regions and explores in detail the design, installation, maintenance, policy and economic realities of these net zero water systems.

Learning Objectives:

Illustrate best practices for the design and implementation of integrated water management systems, using a series of case studies.

  • Describe the performance characteristics of building- and site-integrated water management systems.
  • Discuss alternative strategies for the design of system components.
  • Understand the challenges associated with maintenance of these systems.

Jeffrey Bruce, Owner, Jeffrey L. Bruce & Company / Chair, Green Roofs for Healthy Cities
This workshop has been approved for 3.5 CE hours and 3.5 AIBC Core LU.

Website here.



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