Minnesota Poultry Testing Laboratory
University of Minnesota
622 Business Hwy 71 NE Willmar, MN 56201
General
Energy
Carbon
Water
Cost
Building Water Use
8.84 gallons/sf-yr
0.00
Zero potable water
13.71
Base case

<b>Total building water consumption<br>for regulated fixtures, B3 requirement</b><br>9.60 gallons/sf-yr <b>Total building water consumption,<br>project as designed</b><br>8.84 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
8,972,840 gallons/acre-yr
0
Zero potable water
31,876,820
Base case
<b>Total irrigation water consumption,<br>B3 requirement (after establishment period)</b><br>15,938,410 gallons/acre-yr <b>Total irrigation water consumption,<br>project as designed (after establishment period)</b><br>8,972,840 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
  • Drip Irrigation
  • High-Efficiency Irrigation System
  • Precipitation Sensors
Vegetation
  • Drought Tolerant Vegetation
  • Low/No Irrigation Native Species

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