Calculators

Building Science Calculators* (developed at CCHRC)

File Solar Heat Gain Through Windows Calculator
File Dew Point Calculator
File Domestic Hot Water Calculator (Spreadsheet)
File Water Storage Freeze Calculator

* these calculators are excel files and will need to be saved to your computer before you can use them.

Energy Use Calculator

Energy and Power Usage Calculator
Energy Use Calculations
Refrigerator Calculator

Building Science Calculators (courtesy of Wisdom & Associates)

AFUE for Water Heaters Calculator
ASHRAE 62.2-2004 Alaska Ventilation Calculator
ASHRAE 62.2-2004 Ventilation Calculator
BPI Building Airflow Standard Chart
BPI Building Airflow Standard Chart - Alaska
CFM 50 Air Leakage Cost Estimator - Retrofit Airsealing
CFM 50 Air Leakage Cost Estimator Based on Alaskan Community - Retrofit Air Sealing
CFM 50 Air Leakage Cost Estimator Base on Nationwide Communities - Retrofit Air Sealing
CFM 50 Air Leakage Cost Estimator Based on Temperature - Retrofit Airsealing
Dew Point Calculator + Air Vapor Retarder Placement Calculator
Dew Point Calculator + Air Vapor REtarder Placement Based on Alaskan Community
Dew Point Calculator + Air Vapor Retarder Placement Based on National Community
Dew Point Calculator + Air Vapor Retarder Placement Based on Temperature
Heat Recovery Ventilation Cost Estimator
HRV vs. Exhaust Only Ventilation cost Effectiveness Calculator Based on Alaskan Community
HRV vs. Exhaust Only Ventilation Cost Effectiveness Calculator Based on National Community
HRV vs. Exhaust Only Ventilation Cost Effectivieness Calculator Based on Termpature
Stack Effect Calculator

Design Heat Loss Calculator (courtesy of Analysis North)

Design Heat Loss Calculator
THERM–free heat transfer modeling program

 

Vehicle Calculators

Cost of Plugging in Vehicles (Courtesy of Golden Valley Electrical Association)

Vehicle Cost Calculator (Courtesy of Department of Energy)  

Projects

Slab-on-Grade Foundation Best Practices An evaluation of best practices for insulating under slab-on-grade foundations
Bath Fan Installation Best Practices Create standards for installing bath fans based on an evaluation of five Panasonic WhisperGreen units.
Garage Wall Analysis CCHRC is looking at attached garages to see if they adequately prevent pollutants from entering the house.
Vacuum Insulated Panel Test CCHRC is testing how Vacuum Insulated Panels can be assembled to achieve extremely high R-values in cold climate homes.
BrHEAThe with Air Source Heat Pump CCHRC is testing how an air source heat pump can be integrated into a heating and ventilation system in high efficiency homes.