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RETScreen Version 9 to include deep retrofit archetypes

May 23, 2022  ByAnthony Capkun


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May 23, 2022 – Deep retrofit archetypes will be released with RETScreen Version 9 in October, reports Gregory Leng, creator of the RETScreen Clean Energy Management Software platform.

“Our RETScreen Innovation Lab team is busy working on the final validation and testing stages for a whole new suite of archetypes for our Virtual Energy Analyzer,” writes Leng. “These new archetypes incorporate artificial intelligence to help our users very rapidly prepare pre-feasibility studies in a matter of a few seconds for potential deep carbon-reduction projects, targeting to eliminate at least 80% to 90% GHG emissions at each facility assessed.”

Leng adds this suite of archetypes will grow over time to include a number of commercial, institutional, military and residential buildings, as well as agricultural and industrial facilities.

RETScreen Expert is a comprehensive Clean Energy Management Software platform that enables professionals and decision-makers to identify and assess the viability of potential energy efficiency, renewable energy and co-generation projects. It is also used to measure and verify the actual and ongoing energy performance of buildings, factories and power plants around the world.

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Used by over 750,000 people in every country and territory of the world, the software is developed by the Government of Canada in collaboration with international partners.


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