OR Toolkit


OR Toolkit (Operational Rating Toolkit) is a third party software developed by SystemsLink to enable energy assessors to produce Display Energy Certificates (DECs) and Advisory Reports (ARs). OR Toolkit helps Public Building Assessors to provide clear advice on energy savings measures for public buildings. SystemsLink have provided OR Toolkit for use by members of Stroma Certification's DEC Certification scheme for Public Building Assessors.

DECs raise public awareness of energy use in public buildings, rating the building from A-G, where A is very efficient. The Operational Rating (OR) for a DEC is based on the actual amount of metered energy use over a period of 12 months, compared to a hypothetical building with benchmarked performance. DECs must be lodged, by an accredited energy assessor and are identified by a unique reference number, a lodged DEC becomes legal when the accompanying AR has been lodged. OR Toolkit enables the energy assessor to complete this process.



Available on: Desktop PC



What are OR Toolkit's key features?


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User profiles

Public Building Assessors have a unique user profile which stores all relevant information about their jobs

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Automated lodgements

OR Toolkit's automated lodgement processes save time for the assessor by producing the final Display Energy Certificate

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Technical support

Full support for OR Toolkit is available from Stroma Certification's experienced DEC team

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Full site, building and project databases

Ease of navigation through existing records and storage of existing building information

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Customised portfolio analysis

Create custom portfolios including carbon footprinting and performance league tables

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Optimal OR factors

Include building category, location, energy consumption, building area, energy usage and occupancy variables



Benefits of OR Toolkit


  • DECs can be produced easily (as well as second year certificates from existing building information)

  • Access user information from your individual user profile

  • Progress is mapped throughout the software using visual progress bars

  • View league tables for all sites (including DEC grades, ratings and due dates)
OR Toolkit
OR Toolkit


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