1. Introduction

Thank you for downloading LCCAid! As part of our ongoing effort to increase the depth and quantity of commercial building retrofits, we are committed to providing quality tools that help practitioners.

This Excel-based tool contains functions to calculate key LCCA metrics. It provides template graphs and summary tables aimed at translating the results into meaningful statistics for decision makers, such as building owners. This tool aims to be more comprehensive, flexible and transparent than other currently available free LCCA tools. It is designed to present results in a easy-to-understand and compelling manner to support making the business case for energy efficiency.

Please evaluate this tool in terms of:

-- reducing time and effort required for these analyses,

-- increasing the quality of work produced, and

-- enabling energy efficiency studies to be transformed into a compelling business case for building owners.

More at: www.retrofitdepot.org