Home Energy magazine would like to include a list of great carbon calculators in an article we are working on. Does anyone know of a good carbon calculator that also accounts for renewable energy offsets? A better question may be: do these exist?

 

Thanks for your help!

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This might not be popular with some, but Garbage In = Garbage Out which equates to alot of the calculations & science used

The only carbon calculator that I'm aware of that is approved in Texas for reporting on carbon reductions was developed by Texas A&M's Energy Systems Laboratory.  It's called IC3, which stands for International Code Compliance Calculator.  It's free and you can learn about it at:

 

http://www-esl.tamu.edu/software/ic3

 

and download it or use it online at:

 

http://ic3.tamu.edu/

 

Yours

Doug Garrett

Thank you, Doug!

Not sure what you mean by "renewable energy offsets" but...

http://coolclimate.berkeley.edu/carboncalculator

Thanks, Chris! This is partly what we are looking for because it provides an area to show purchases of electricity from a clean energy program.

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