REC has partnered with Apogee Interactive to bring our commercial members these powerful online tools. With these calculators and libraries, commercial building operators, energy managers, and utility account representatives can identify significant energy saving opportunities for their facilities.
CommercialEnergyCalculator™— Quick detailed estimates of energy use costs for your business facility. Compares your facility to other businesses like yours. More than 60 different business types modeled.
CommercialEnergyLibrary™ — Find explanations and examples for questions that business owners deal with on a daily basis. Thousands of pages of easily understood information cover topics like energy and demand, peak and non-peak demand, varying rate schedules, commercial and industrial energy technologies, and more.
Understanding Demand — Larger business customers have two distinct components to their electric bill: electricity demand and electricity usage. This interactive and intuitive module explains the electricity demand portion and its impact on your monthly bill.
Commercial Lighting Calculator— Commercial building operators and energy managers can quickly pinpoint significant energy saving opportunities for their facilities. The Lighting Calculator instantly shows energy savings possible, bulb by bulb, watt by watt, and dollar by dollar.
Commercial Water Heating — This online calculator helps monitor and control energy costs for interior and exterior water use in a commercial setting. Learn how to save money as well as gauge the impact of various equipment and operational choices.
Commercial Heating Comparison — This appealing online “measuring tool” compares a variety of heating sources, such as heat pump, natural gas, propane, and geothermal. Match your existing or proposed commercial equipment and fuel prices to decide on upgrades and energy-saving options.
Irrigation Calculator— Energy costs are a huge part of farm irrigation budgets. This calculator features the popular “sliding bar” to compare various power sources based on number of acres, pounds per square inch to pump, pump motor size, and more.