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Disk-Based Tools

EETD scientists develop software to help design more energy-efficient buildings, audit energy use in buildings, examine the economics of sustainable projects, and model components of building systems. Most EETD software and documentation is available for download and public use.

An electronic directory providing information about the range of buildings-related energy tools available to the buildings industry. These tools include databases, spreadsheets, component and system analysis, and whole-building energy performance simulations programs.

Web-Based Tools

Enercom is the industry's leading developer of Internet-based customer software applications. Enercom's Energy Analysis Applications (Energy Depot® for Homes, Energy Depot® for Business and Water Depot For Homes) are packaged suites of Internet software that provide your customers with resources and tools they will value. The Energy Depot software also includes, an appliance calculator showing energy usage and costs, a comprehensive Energy Library with tips and Fact Sheets for residential and commercial customer segments and much more.

ENERGYguide.com is your unbiased guide to the myriad of energy options that are available to you. With ENERGYguide.com, you will learn how to lower your energy bills by replacing equipment in your home or business, changing the way you use energy, or selecting a different electric or gas supplier if you live in a deregulated state. You will also learn how your choices impact the environment.

Accurate fuel surcharge rates by run lane, run radius, and Interstate run based on fuel prices where a freight load will run.

Get instant feedback on how much money you'll save through various choices in the Alliance to Save Energy's interactive Home Energy Checkup.

Created for the U.S. Department of Energy by the Environmental Energy Technologies Division at the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, the Home Energy Saver™ (HES) website empowers homeowners and renters to save money, live better, and help the earth by reducing energy use in their homes. Start by entering your zip code, and HES computes your home's energy use on-line in a matter of seconds, then recommends energy-saving upgrades that are appropriate to your home. By providing more specific information about your home, users receive increasingly customized results along with itemized energy-saving upgrade recommendations. The Home Energy Saver™ calculator was the first Internet-based tool for calculating energy use in residential buildings.

Provided by the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), these Interactive Calculators allow you to enter values specific to your construction type and location to determine the energy efficiency of your new or existing building.

Find out quickly how much solar energy you can generate. The tool takes into account the individual specifics of your roof and location to provide solar power yield with high accuracy.

A comprehensive data warehouse of electric combined with a variety of query and analytical tools.