Guidance

Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Site Assessment Tool

Assessment tool to review potential options for installing Combined Heat and Power (CHP) for a given site.

The CHP Site Assessment Tool

This application is a free tool allowing users to get an indicative assessment and review potential options for installing Combined Heat and Power (CHP) on a particular site. It has been carefully designed for users who have limited knowledge of CHP. It guides a user through the information required to carry out an indicative assessment showing whether a particular site warrants further investigation into CHP.

The CHP Site Assessment Tool has been designed to be simple and intuitive. For a given site it provides the 5 best options showing their:

  • CHP capacity
  • capital cost
  • payback period
  • net present value
  • cost savings, and
  • primary energy savings

You need to register to use the Site Assessment Tool. This is necessary to allow you to save and compare several scenarios.

Features

Features Visitor Registered User
Wizard based format (to reduce confusion) Yes Yes
Data upload direct to site Yes Yes
Flexible tool navigation Yes Yes
Step specific help Yes Yes
Scenario save No Yes
Multiple scenarios No Yes

Use the Tool

Published 1 August 2010