Carnegie Mellon University, Tepper Quadrangle

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA | 2018

Rainwater Management Solutions (RMS) assisted with the design, integration, and implementation of a rainwater harvesting system on the Carnegie Mellon University Tepper Quad facility. It complies with LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold Certification standards. This rainwater harvesting system utilizes WISY rainwater harvesting products to ensure a superior water quality in the cistern. The water passes a custom filtration and control skid provided by RMS prior to being sent to the end uses.

https://www.cmu.edu/tepper/why-tepper/tepper-quad/sustainability.html

Object Data

Annual rainfall [mm = litres / m²]
884
Roof surface [m²]
6,500
Cistern capacity [m³]
380
Rainwater yield [m³ / year]
5,400
Which company or architect did the planning?

RMS Rainwater Management Solutions
Salem, VA, USA

Components

Filter

1 x WFF 150
3 x WFF 300

Usage

Watertype
Rainwater
Waterusage
Cooling Tower and Toilet Flushing