Basic computer skills, knowledge of building science, building performance contracting or weatherization retrofit techniques.
Weatherization, Home Energy Raters, Home Performance with Energy Star Contractors, Insulation and Mechanical contractors, Mechanical or Energy Engineers performing multifamily building energy analysis.
Building components libraries are used to input building geometry and thermal characteristics, heating and cooling equipment and system characteristics, lighting, appliances, ventilation, and hot water. Imports utility bills and daily weather data.
20 user-selected, formatted reports printed directly by TREAT; generates custom program-designed reports for weatherization, home performance programs or HERS providers. Exports project data in XML format which may be uploaded to online database and tracking system.
Comprehensive and highly flexible whole building retrofit tool, easy to use graphic user interface which includes libraries of building components (walls / surfaces, windows, doors, appliances, lighting, heating and cooling, and hot water). Performs utility billing analysis including weather normalization. Calculations consider solar heat gain and waste heat generated by baseload and fully interacted savings from energy retrofit measures.