To use the budget calculator and therefore using historical reference data, carry out the following instructions:

  1. Select Launchpad > Energy Manager.
  1. Select Configuration in the sidebar.
  1. Select the building you want to edit in the drop-down tree.
  1. Find your recorded budget in the Budgets pane and select the ellipsis button on the right.
    If you cannot see the ellipsis button, use the scroll bar at the bottom of the Budgets pane.
  • A drop-down menu containing the Edit and Delete options is shown.
  1. Select Edit.
  • The Edit budget dialog opens.
  1. Select Next.
  • The view for distributing the budget is shown.

Previous year

  1. Select the option Previous year for an annual budget setting based on the previous 365 days.
  1. Select Apply.
  • The calculated annual budget values are entered in the Annual budget field.

Specific year

  1. Select the Specific year option to base the annual budget on the year selected.
  1. Select the year drop-down arrow and select the year.
  1. Select Apply.
  • The calculated annual budget values are entered in the Annual budget field.

Calculating annual savings

  1. In the Annual savings field enter the required percentage or use the arrows.
  1. Select Apply.
  • The calculated annual budget values are entered in the Annual budget field.

Example

The annual budget for a specific year is set to 120. The Annual savings is set to 2%. The result is an annual budget of 117.6 = 98% of 120.