OptiMiser is a PC-based and Web-distributed software tool that provides next-generation residential energy analysis for auditors, weatherization programs, and homeowners. OptiMiser evaluates a full range of near-optimal solutions for home energy efficiency retrofits, providing accurate and actionable reports of estimated savings and cost. OptiMiser represents an innovative paradigm shift in audit software that enables an auditor to quickly complete a thorough, accurate energy audit. Screen Shots
weatherization, customizable, audit, retrofit, analysis, payback, utility bill, disaggregation, cost database, contractor
BESTEST and RESNET accredited
Home performance contractor, energy professional, or BPI analyst or RESNET HERS rater/auditor
Weatherization agencies, home performance contractors, residential energy auditors, energy program managers, BPI analysts, and home inspectors
The user enters the building location (zip code), age of home, utility bills (if available), and thermal enclosure areas. The user then needs only enter detailed thermal characteristics where the improvements may be made. The model preloads with regional and age defaults based on the age and area of the home, and the user can set any input as a default value. The user entry uses spinner boxes, dropdown lists, and combination boxes to make it easy to use with handheld devices.
User definable reports, customizable text, photo editing and insertion, predefined charts and tables, custom tables and charts, integrates with users .xls files
Windows operating system or Mac running Windows in parallel with 1.6 Pentium M or 3.0 Pentium 4 with 1 GB RAM and 1 GB available hard drive space.
C# .NET; SQL
OptiMiser was designed from the ground up for home performance and weatherization contractors to drive the home owner from audit to action. It provides accurate results with minimal input using utility bill regression analysis and georeferencing national housing characteristic databases. It provides the user with a tool to quickly collect all required data. It makes dynamic base-improved comparisons, automatically applies energy-efficient features, and rank orders results. It is easily customizable.
Should not be used for commercial buildings, new home ratings, or code compliance.
309 Mountain Ave
The software is sold by subscription, with a per use fee, or with program specific pricing.
Contact Byron Burns for details on pricing
309 Mountain Ave
Berthoud CO 80513