The EINSTEIN methodology is described in detail in the EINSTEIN Guide for Thermal Energy Audits. The methodology includes:

  • a standard for the accountancy of energy flows in a plant, including a system of definitions of quantities, subsystem boundaries and temperature levels
  • standards for economic and environmental analysis
  • a standard methodology for thermal energy audits (the 10 EINSTEIN audit steps) from first contact and data acquisition to reporting


energy flows

Definition of energy flows and subsystem boundaries in EINSTEIN


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NEW ** EINSTEIN 3.0 released **

A new EINSTEIN Version with a fully revised user interface has been released in October 2019.

The EINSTEIN Expert-System Software Tool

The EINSTEIN methodology is supported by an expert system software tool that guides the user through the whole auditing procedure spanning from data acquisition, processing and estimation to the design and quantitative (energetic and economic) evaluation of alternative solutions.