Welcome to Scout

Scout is a software program that estimates the impacts of various energy conservation measures (ECMs) in the U.S. residential and commercial building sectors. To learn more about what Scout can do, check out An Overview of Scout.

If you’re eager to run a full Scout analysis, the Quick Start Guide is the best place to begin.

For guidance on using the Scout web interface, check out the Web Interface Tutorials.

Scout is a project of the U.S. Department of Energy Building Technologies Office (BTO) and is freely available for public use.