Water Use and Collection

BIM for Architecture, Engineering, and Construction Curriculum

Learning Objectives

After completing this lesson, students will be able to:

  • Understand the importance of considering water use and innovative water reuse features as part of the green design process.
  • Estimate the water demand created by typical plumbing fixtures.
  • Explore the effect of using high-performance, low-flow fixtures on reducing water use.
  • Investigate the impact of using innovating water reuse and net-zero strategies for offsetting and reducing water demand on utilities.
  • Understand the LEED credits available for incorporating water efficiency measures in designs.