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esidence Kaiserman re e n: y Location 4515 Hwy A1A, Melbo h, ourne Beach FL C K Client: Carl & Judy Kaiserman F rl Design Firm(s): Car Kaiserman n,AIA ape Landsca architec ontact: Caro Kaiserma n, AIA ct/Project co ol Email: ca man.net arl@kaiserm ASLA Ch hapter: Nonne t ations Project Specifica Project Description The entire 1,600 sq/ft standing sea aluminum roof of thi single fam D n: am is mily home acts as a stormmwater colleection surface, directed t a single 1,000 gallon o to stern. on-grade cis Less than one inch of rainfall will fill the tank . The locatio of the ho o l on he ome along th Atlantic shhore al ovides suffic in Centra Florida pro to n cient annual rainfall (36 t 50 inches) to maintain a constant or source fo the exclussive use of to oilet flushing This saves so much w g. s meowners th water for hom he y er 5 1,500 gallon monthly usage wate bill of $15 is rarely exc ceeded. T Project Type: ntial Single family residen Part of a new develoopment f oswale, ciste and por Design features: Bio ern, . rous pavers. oject was de This pro m llowing spe esigned to meet the fol rements or mandates: ecific requir a dly Provide an eco-friend dwelling ous anaged: less than 5,000 sq/ft Impervio area ma 0 Amount of existing green spac ace ved ce/open spa conserv or pres managing served for m stormwa : f ater on site: Because of the stormw se, water collectiion and reus we estim mate 12,000 o ater d y use gallons of potable wa is saved annually by this single household. And becau this home uses a se m w he undwater is eptic system to return waste water to the site, th net "taking" from grou e. negligible ulatory envi The regu nd ceptive/hostiile to the pro ironment an regulator was unrec oject. C a s e N o . 460 Page |2 c est er Did the client reque that othe factors be considere such as energy sav b ed, s ble vings, usab green sp operty value enhancem pace, or pro e ments? No. Cost & Jobs Ana alysis ed S r $10,000 (Pub funding: None ) Estimate Cost of Stormwater Project: <$ blic : n: Related Information G t Gutters on all roof edges, downspout to cistern 1,000 gallon polystyrene cistern SS sump pum bladder pump,wiring and contro S mp, g ols S Separate non t sh n-potable supply piping to all 4 low fllow dual flus toilets C s Check valves at connecti m er ht ions to city makeup wate for drough condition backup ey Was a green vs. gre cost analysis perfor rmed? Yes , this saves so much wa for ater homeowners that the minimum 1,500 gallon monthly usa water biill of $15 is r e 1 age rarely exceeded. e were three ti Previous usage bills by the same owners at a prior local residence w imes the cosst. Savings of $30 each month trans y ck slate to a 6 year paybac ($3,600 in at nvestment) a current waater rates. Cost imp serving gre pact of cons pace to the o een/open sp te overall costs of the sit developmen project: Not applicable. design/d nt N Cost imp serving gre pact of cons een/open sp pace for stoormwater ma t anagement over nal tradition site design/site dev a ? velopment approaches (grey infrastructure)? Slightly d. increased A cistern overflow con s erforated pip nnects to a system of pe d on ping, located at foundatio evel and eme footing le n rous swale erges into an on site por eated: One Number of jobs cre Job hours devoted to project: P Planning and Design: 36 C : Construction: 8 A Annual Mainttenance: 3 mance Me Perform easures Stormwa ater reduction perform ysis: mance analy mwater leave the site. No storm es Commun & economic benef that hav resulted from the pr nity fits ve reason I roject: The r d ple submitted this examp was to sh how that eve a very mo en on odest additio to water c n conservation C a s e N o . 460 Page |3 t a f r through the capture and reuse of stormwater (much clea aywater) for home toilet aner than gra r i s e L W, quick paybac item that flushing is relatively simple and economic. Like solar HW this is a q ck e should be standard in all new ho eas n ousing in are with even modest rainfall. Additio mation onal Inform vailable on request from Owner/Arch Links to images: Av @kaiserman.net hitect carl@
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