WATER EFFICIENCY
SUSTAINABLE SITES
WATER EFFICIENCY
ENERGY & ATMOSPHERE
MATERIALS & RESOURCES
INDOOR ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
INNOVATION IN DESIGN

(LEED NCv2.2: 5 out of 5 possible points documented)

Limiting the amount of potable water used for non-drinking purposes is the most important way for building owners to conserve this valuable resource. Inspired by NHS’ example, local homeowners and landlords are already beginning to incorporate some of the Lab’s water-saving strategies into their own projects.

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• An ultra-low flow toilet was installed, saving 50% of potable water used for flushing, the biggest water use in the Lab building. Click here to visit Niagara Conservation's website to learn more about ultra-low flow toilets and how you can incorporate them into your home or business.

• The drought-resistant adapted and native landscape plantings require no permanent irrigation system.