Green Revolving Investment Tracking System 1.0

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Overview

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The Green Revolving Investment Tracking System (GRITS 1.0) web tool is designed to help institutions better manage and analyze project-level energy, financial and carbon data. GRITS provides an intuitive interface to better track performance data from energy efficiency and other resource conservation measures. GRITS also offers access to a growing Project Library, which includes the name of the institution, description and detailed performance data for each of the more than 300 projects currently being shared.

GRITS Log In

Looking to log into GRITS? Click here.

Track Project Savings

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GB Pic 1- Track Projects BESTEach project gets its own dedicated page, tracking annual energy, financial, and carbon savings. Users can edit utility prices and savings as they change each year. GRITS can calculate payback period and return on investment (ROI) for many types of projects, including energy, waste, and water.

GRITS In 60 Seconds

A one minute video tour of the GRITS project tracking tool.

Access Aggregate Data

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Pic 2- Access Aggregate Data BESTSee your data for your whole project portfolio. View the savings your projects have recovered from your total costs. Analyze the average ROI and payback period and check progress towards campus-wide goals with total energy and carbon emissions reduced from all projects to date.

Report on Progress

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Pic 3- Report on Progress BESTInstantly create reports to show project performance to key stakeholders. Customize and print multiple graphs, and export data to Microsoft Excel.

GRITS 6 Min. Tour

Click here for a 6 minute walkthrough of GRITS.

Manage Financial Data

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Pic 4- Manage Financial Data BESTWith so many account transactions in your green revolving fund, GRITS makes it easy to see the financials. Whether you’re spending money on materials and labor for a new project, paying a student intern from the account, or transferring utilities savings back into the account, GRITS can keep track of it all.

Customize

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Is your fiscal year untraditional? Does your green revolving fund charge an annual interest rate that you want to be automatically calculated? Simply edit these assumptions in the Institution Profile page and it will be applied to your projects.

Free Trial

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Interested in a personal tour of GRITS 1.0 or a free 30-day trial access? Contact Aaron Karp, Research Fellow, at grits@greenbillion.org

Learn more about our GRITS Affiliates program, now offering GRITS access to all institutions regardless of whether they have a green revolving fund.