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Energy Costs Calculator
A program allowing you to record the consumption of electricity, water, gas and heating oil for your home. Supplying you with the information to easily identify the causes for high electricity bills.
The clearly arranged, graphical analyses make it possible to compare the data to track changes related to the resource consumption, ("Are we more efficient?").
The program also has a cost calculator for electricity and water, allowing an efficient and easy calculation of the resource consumption of a selectable appliance.
In addition, the software has many tips on energy savings which will allow you to reduce monthly expenditure on electricity, water, gas and heating oil.
Energy Costs Calculator features at a glance:
- Recording of consumption of electricity, water, gas & heating oil
- Calculation of consumption and the cost of electricity and water
- Many opportunities to create a transparent, graphical summary of stored data
- Ability to print the single entries and all analyses
- Many tips on energy savings are included
- Integrated help system
- Automatic program updates (deactivation is possible)
- Multilingual (at the moment English, German and Polish)
- Intuitive program interface
- Free e-mail support in case of problems or questions
- Minor updates of full version for free
See our example annual calculations using this great application, for the cost of a kettle used for 1 hour a day and garden watering of 20 litres a day HERE.
Download your free version of ENERGY COSTS CALCULATOR [654 KB Zip File]. This is the free non-trial abbreviated version. Once your copy is downloaded, any further upgrade will update you automatically to the extended trial version, via the creators website. The extended trial version also includes extra monitoring for gas and heating oil.
FYI - 1 cubic meter of water is equal to a 1000 litres.
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