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The WaterSense Water Budget Tool

The WaterSense Water Budget Tool can be used to comply with section 4.1.1 of Final Specification for Single-Family New Homes (PDF) (15 pp, 132K, About PDF) or to ensure a measure of efficiency and regional suitability based on local climate data.

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  • WaterSense Landscape Water Budget Tool Version 1.01 (XLS, 83K)—WaterSense released this updated MS Excel version of the Water Budget Tool on August 5, 2010 to address minor bugs and errors in the previous version. This version should replace all previous editions.

Help Using the Water Budget Tool

Additional Information

For more information regarding the development of the tool or the WaterSense Specification for Single-Family New Homes, please visit the New Homes Specification page.