Ely Public Library

224 E Chapman Street Ely, MN 55731
Building Water Use
4.68 gallons/sf-yr
Zero potable water
Base case

<b>Total building water consumption<br>for regulated fixtures, B3 requirement</b><br>6.92 gallons/sf-yr <b>Total building water consumption,<br>project as designed</b><br>4.68 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.
Indoor Water Strategies
Domestic Hot Water
  • 95% or greater DHW Efficiency (Natural Gas Fueled)
  • Low Flow Aerators (faucets) Under 1.5 gpm
  • Low Flow Aerators (faucets) Under 2.0 gpm
  • Low Flow Toilets - Under 1.0 gpf
  • Low Flow Toilets - Under 1.3 gpf

Landscape Water Use
0 gallons/acre-yr
Zero potable water
Base case
<b>Total irrigation water consumption,<br>B3 requirement (after establishment period)</b><br>6,791 gallons/acre-yr <b>Total irrigation water consumption,<br>project as designed (after establishment period)</b><br>0 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
Rainwater Harvesting
  • Rainwater Harvesting
  • Drought Tolerant Vegetation
  • Low/No Irrigation Native Species

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