Training tool calculates energy costs, carbon emissions

March 10, 2011 By    

Construction professionals looking to help homeowners make water and space heating decisions have an easy-to-use online resource – the Heating Energy Cost and Carbon Calculator. The calculator provides estimates on how much energy it takes for a system to deliver a set amount of heat to the home, as well as the amount of carbon dioxide emissions associated with the system’s operation. The estimates are based on a series of questions regarding the system type, energy source, age and efficiency rating. Developed by PERC, the calculator is an extension of its construction professional training programs. Visit

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