The RentalCal Tool
The RentalCal Profitability Calculation tool is a wide-ranging, straightforward tool providing an open and objective comparison of the retrofit opportunities available to investors in the residential rental market. The tool adopt established methodologies and valid input parameters to evaluate various energy retrofits and costs of such investment opportunities.
The RentalCal Tool consists of three parts:
In the first part, the basic information to understand and apply the tool is provided to the user. This includes a comprehensive presentation and a video tutorial.
In the second step, the necessary input data for the profitability calculation is requested from the user.
For the third step (output data), the tool calculates the profitability of the investment in question and displays the results to the user. This also include a feature enabling sensitivity and probability analyses of the relationships between the input data and the output data.
It is important to find the necessary information, before you start the tool - this makes the process much easier. You can find the necessary information in the illustrations in the manual.
The webtool is available in seven different languages. You choose the language in the upper, left corner of the tool.
As a result of using the RentalCal tool, you get a number of KPI's - Key Performance Indicators on rentability of investments. But the tool not only deals with the calculation of economic efficiency from investors and tenants perspective, it also analyses the consumption of energy and resources.
Here are three links for easy accesses: