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Carbon Descent is an independent environmental consultancy and software company with the experience, expertise and commitment to create strategies and deliver solutions that measurably reduce carbon footprints, creating a sustainable and equitable future

VantagePoint

VantagePoint is designed specifically for local and regional authorities to develop climate change mitigation strategies. A range of scenarios made up of energy generation, behaviour change, infrastructure and policy measures can be generated and compared

BluePrint

Carbon Descent's BluePrint software has been designed to automate and streamline the energy audit process, saving time on data collection, analysis and reporting, against a conventional paper based auditing approach.

Engine Room

This software is for use by anyone regularly doing CHP and local energy network feasibility studies. EngineRoom models power, heat, CO2 saving, set up and capital costs and ongoing income from sale of power.

EnergyPro

A Windows-based modelling software package from EMD International. Designed for combined techno-economic analysis and optimisation of both cogeneration and trigeneration projects as well as other types of complex energy projects.

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NEW DATES: Want to know how to model CHP and low carbon energy systems?

26 February, 2014

Are you involved in analysing or operating CHP, Trigen, Biomass Boilers and other low to zero carbon energy systems? Want to know more about how to size thermal stores, decide between absorption cooling or conventional electric systems or determine optimum control strategies based on financial or carbon performance?
Then come to our 2 day course in energy systems modelling using energyPRO software. The course will be held on 10th and 11th April 2014 at the Energy Institute in London.
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Case Studies

Ecostiler Solar Schools

The EU project Ecostiler deals with inefficiencies in building constructions by retrofitting and installing on-site energy generation on a range of properties in Europe

Latest Blog Entries

Electricity “Foregone”- Maximising CHP’s Virtual COP

26 February 2014

In the Introduction to the government’s Heat Strategy (The Future of Heating), the chief Scientific Advisor to DECC, Professor MacKay, makes the point that waste heat from power generation isn’t free. When you make use of the waste heat for space heating or industrial processes,...

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