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Architecture 2030 & Maalka Launch the Zero Tool: Free Online Application for calculating building's Fossil Fuel Energy Use Intensity

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Architecture 2030 & Maalka Launch the Zero Tool: Free Online Application for calculating building's Fossil Fuel Energy Use Intensity

Product Highlight/News: The Zero Tool by Architecture 2030

Product Name: The Zero Tool
Company: Architecture 2030 & Maalka

News/Highlights:

“The Zero Tool by Architecture 2030 offers an intuitive and powerful way to establish energy consumption baselines and energy use reduction targets, and to see how an existing building or building design’s energy consumption compares to other buildings and baselines.” Edward Mazria, CEO, Architecture 2030.

Description:

The Zero Tool was co-developed in 2016 by Architecture 2030 and Maalka for building sector professionals. The Zero Tool is a free innovative online application that calculates building’s fossil fuel energy use intensity (EUI). The Zero Tool normalizes building performance by climate, space type, building size, occupancy, and schedule, allowing users to compare a new or existing building’s fossil fuel energy consumption with other buildings. Zero Tool provides simple graphical results to compare design baselines and to demonstrate that completed projects meet the targets.

The Zero Tool provides a Zero Score, a value calculated for an existing building or building design, which indicates a building's energy performance and progress towards achieving Zero Net Carbon. The Zero Score calculation methodology is similar to the Zero Energy Performance Index (zEPI) and the Home Energy Rating System (HERS) Index.

What makes this product “Green”?

Until recently, the EPA’s ENERGY STAR Target Finder has been the primary application for determining a building’s energy use intensity (EUI) baseline and design target. But with the use of The Zero Tool, building professionals can better understand the requirements of a fossil fuel, achieve energy reduction targets, and visualize their relative progress towards achieving Zero Net Carbon.

Market Focus: Commercial & Residential

Product Availability: USA

Manufacturing Country: USA
Address: Architecture 2030, 607 Cerrillos Road
Santa Fe, NM 87505, USA
info@architecture2030.org
Ph: 505.988.5309

For more information:
https://zerotool.org/
Full version of the Zero Tool will be soon available for download.

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