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Gas Double-Sided Griddle Life-Cycle Cost Calculator
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User Inputs
Choose a Griddle: (optional)
User Input
Base Efficiency Griddle Energy Efficient Griddle
Griddle Performance (Based on ASTM Standard Test Method F1275)
Griddle Width (Select from Box at Right)
Gas Preheat Energy (Btu/ft2)
Electric Preheat Energy (Wh/ft2)
Gas Idle Energy Rate (Btu/h/ft2)
Electric Idle Energy Rate (W/ft2)
Heavy-Load Energy Efficiency (%)
Production Capacity (lbs/h/ft2)
Griddle Usage
Operating Hours per Day (h/day)
Operating Days per Year (d/year)
Number of Preheats per Day (#/day)
Pounds of Food Cooked per Day (lbs/day)
Utility Cost and Lifespan
Choose State (Optional)
Gas Cost per Therm ($/therm)
Electric Cost per kWh ($/kWh)
Electric Demand Charge per kW ($/kW)
Lifespan of Griddle in Years (years)
Discount Rate (%/year)
Annual Results
Annual Gas Energy Consumption (Therms)
Average Gas Energy Consumption Rate (Btu/h)
Annual Electric Energy Consumption (kWh)
Average Electric Energy Consumption Rate (kW)
Annual Gas Energy Cost $ $ $
Annual Electric Energy Cost $ $ $
Total Annual Energy Cost $ $ $
Input Additional Costs (Optional)
Maintenance Costs per Year $ $ $
Initial Cost of Griddle $ $ $
Lifetime Results
Lifetime Energy Cost $ $ $
Lifetime Maintenance Cost $ $ $
Initial Cost of Griddle $ $ $
Total Lifetime Cost $ $ $
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