Bell Museum
University of Minnesota
2088 Larpenteur Avenue West Saint Paul, MN 55113
General
Energy
Carbon
Water
Stormwater
Waste
IEQ
Building Water Use
2.45 gallons/sf-yr
0.00
Zero potable water
3.66
Base case

<b>Total building water consumption<br>for regulated fixtures, B3 requirement</b><br>2.56 gallons/sf-yr <b>Total building water consumption,<br>project as designed</b><br>2.45 gallons/sf-yr
The total building water consumption is shown in gallons per square foot, and compares the B3 requirement of 30% less than a base case (from 1992 Energy Policy Act requirements) to the project as designed and the actual indoor water use from meter readings.


Landscape Water Use
42,058 gallons/acre-yr
0
Zero potable water
231,928
Base case
<b>Total irrigation water consumption,<br>B3 requirement (after establishment period)</b><br>115,964 gallons/acre-yr <b>Total irrigation water consumption,<br>project as designed (after establishment period)</b><br>42,058 gallons/acre-yr
The water used for irrigation is shown in total gallons per year for a base case underground irrigation system, for the project as designed, and for the actual landscape water use from meter readings. These values are for after a 2 year establishment period.
Landscape Water Strategies
Irrigation
  • Automatic Control of Irrigation System
  • Precipitation Sensors

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