City of Tucson Crime Lab LEED® Gold: Cooling Water Conservation

City of Tucson Forensics Crime Lab - WSM Architects

March 2012

The appli­ca­tion of a Zeta Rod Water Management pro­gram allowed the Crime Lab to earn the LEED point under Water Efficiency and Innovation in Design. In par­tic­u­lar, a mea­sur­able non-reg­u­lat­ed water use sav­ings that is at least 10% of the total cal­cu­lat­ed base­line design (166,000 gal­lons for the Crime Lab) for reg­u­lat­ed (fix­tures) water use is eli­gi­ble for an exem­plary per­for­mance ID point under WE Credit 3.  This project con­ser­v­a­tive­ly doc­u­ment­ed sav­ings of  674% of the base­line cal­cu­la­tion for an annu­al total of 1.1 mil­lion gal­lons.

click here to link to the Crime Lab first sea­son project sum­ma­ry