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CARE Tool

Carbon Avoided: Retrofit Estimator

The CARE Tool allows users to compare the total carbon impacts of renovating an existing building vs. replacing it with a new one.

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Instructions

Enter general project information in the first tab and information about the existing building in the second tab. In the third tab enter information about renovating the existing building including any planned additions, and in the fourth tab enter information about the new building to replace the existing building. Click an information for more details.

Compare each option using the charts and table to the right. The results will automatically populate once enough information is entered and automatically update as inputs are adjusted.