calculates the cost of gas used, allowing both the real cost based on meter readings and forward prediction based on the readings and elapsed time. The results can be saved to log files for later analysis. The program can cope with different charging rates for gas at different times of the day, alternative rates based on a preset threshold, varying tax rates plus fixed charges and discounts enabling most charging models to be handled.Discounts can either be fixed amounts or a percentage of the cost. It also calculates the amount of CO2 generated. EnCalcGU
is part of the JSutils group of software utilities which have a theme of energy conservation. Requires a registration code (free for personal non commercial use).
OS Support : Windows All + Vista
Date stamp / Size : Sep, 25. 2008 / 518 kBytes
Asked : Minimum 1GHz CPU and 500MB RAM
Update history of EnCalcGU
v3.6 (January, 15. 2013)
Option to automatically check for updates on start up added. CO2 conversion rate upper limit increased to 2. Minor cosmetic changes to main screen.
v3.5 (September, 19. 2012)
Clear now correctly resets cursor position. Date boxes now wide enough for dates with four digit years. Configuration file format corrected. Links to web site updated to reflect a web site change. Fixed a bug where discount 1 shown as £ instead of % on start up when discount in %.
v3.4 (December, 14. 2011)
No longer requires administrator permissions to save defaults. Dates longer than 11 characters reformatted to fit screen. Get Last now correctly sets cursor position. Various improvements to error handling. Minor layout improvements.
v3.3 (September, 3. 2011)
Added option to check for latest version of the program. Program can now be run at the end of install. Gas rates now work to 6 decimal places. Updated default costs. Fixed a bug where discount 1 not restored on starting program if % discount selected.
v3.2 (March, 2. 2011)
Added option to not save history. Added option to delete last saved meter reading. Get Last now clears existing calculations. Removed decimal point from CO2 generated. History log reformatted. Fixed a bug where the Rate 1 currency symbol was missing if Rate 2 not set.
v3.1 (November, 30. 2010)
Added option to make discount 2 fixed. Now shows CO2 used per day. Maximum prediction period in months increased to 12. Added function keys to buttons. Corrected Period tool tip. Minor layout improvements.
v3.0 (July, 10. 2010)
Results layout reformatted to improve clarity. Discount 1 now works in percent as well as fixed amounts. Now shows KWHrs used per day. Other minor changes.
v2.1 (March, 23. 2010)
Now works in months as well as quarters. Added option to clear the results log file and not archive it. Some tool tips updated. Error message for missing log files corrected.
v2.0 (September, 27. 2009)
Installer and executable now digitally signed. Now displays and saves cost per day. Adds ability to handle discounts before and after Tax/VAT. Option to archive results log file added. Now loads last saved readings on start. Includes a number of minor bug fixes and improvements.
v1.4 (January, 23. 2009)
Fixed a bug where predicted calculation incorrect when Rate 2 = 0. History log now available from main screen. Minor changes to log file format.
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