Through a combination of rainfall harvesting, aggressive conservation, and water recycling, our buildings and sites can achieve self-sufficiency and reduce or eliminate their reliance on municipal water infrastructure. This free lecture, taught by architectural and landscape expert Jeffrey Bruce (FASLA, LEED, ASIC, GRP), examines the core concepts that comprise the Net Zero Water approach to system design – a critical component of the move towards truly sustainable buildings.

Net Zero Water

Enroll in Introduction to Net Zero Water for Building and Sites

Key takeaways:

  • Discover the advantages of the Net Zero Water approach to system design
  • Explore the seven stages in the Integrated Water Cycle
  • Identify and describe different sources of water for harvesting
  • Identify sources of water for reuse that often go unaccounted for in our systems

About Instructor Jeffrey Bruce


Jeffrey Bruce, FASLA, LEED, ASIC, GRP, is owner of Jeffrey L. Bruce & Company (JBC), a national landscape architectural firm. Founded in 1986, JBC provides highly specialized technical support to many of the nation’s leading architectural and landscape architectural firms on a wide variety of project profiles including engineered soils, green roof technologies, urban agronomy, performance sports turf, and irrigation engineering. Jeffrey has received over 60 separate design and leadership awards and his firm’s projects have been published 85 times. He is licensed to practice in 20 states and is a board member of the American Society of Irrigation Consultants and Green Roofs for Healthy Cities.

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