Energy Rate Assumptions
AE Design-II

Energy Rate Assumptions for eQuest Analysis

To enable comparison between projects outside of California I suggest using the following utility rates entered as "custom"

Electric Utility

ElectricRates

Gas Utility

GasRate

What these Produce - An Example

I used these rates to simulate an office building in Philadelphia using almost all defaults in eQuest. I suggest that you compare your results to these.

Item
Amount
Units
Type
Office
 
Location
Philadelphia
 
Size
25,000
SF
Shape
Square
 
Stories
2
 
Annual Electric Bill
$44,154
 
Annual Gas Bill
$7,571
 
Annual Electric Cost/SF
$1.77
$/SF
Annual Gas Cost/SF
$0.30
$/SF

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Updated: 6/11/07