tools and calculators
Mountain Association for Community Economic Development has various hand-held and data-logging tools available for short-term borrowing by individuals or enterprises. Individuals wanting to borrow equipment first need to become a library member and then agree to return the equipment in the time allotted.
Click here to see our list of equipment and become a member. Click here to see the list of books. It’s free!
MACED CFL Retrofit Calculator — Use this to calculate CFL upgrades.
MACED T12 to T8 Retrofit Calculator — Use this to calculate T12 to T8 linear fluorescent upgrades.
MACED Exit Sign Calculator — Use this calculator to estimate LED exit sign energy and cost savings.
MACED Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Calculator — The calculator allows you to estimate the size of a PV array needed to meet a defined percentage of annual electricity used by a facility that is pursuing a net metered solar electric installation.
Convenience Store Cost to Operate Electric Food Service Calculator — This calculator helps you figure out just how much you are spending in electricity per hour to run food service equipment.
Power Profiler CO2 Calculator — The Power Profiler report will show you the air emissions attributable to the electricity you use in your home or business during one year, along with a description of what these numbers mean in everyday terms.
ENERGY STAR, a joint project of the U.S. Dept. of Energy and U.S. EPA, has a complete list of ENERGY STAR qualified products as well as calculators to help you determine how much replacing that old refrigerator will save you!