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Low Carbon Cooling Calculator


This plugin adds a sidebar widget that displays a low carbon cooling calculator, you input the details of the location that you require cooling for and the calculator recommends the approptiate low carbon cooling unit(s).

Version 1.0

First release.


  1. Unpack the *.zip file and extract the /carbon-calc/ folder and the files.
  2. Using an FTP program, upload the full /carbon-calc/ folder to your WordPress plugins directory (Example: /wp-content/plugins).
  3. Go to Plugins > Installed and activate the plugin.
  4. Go to Appearance > Widgets, add the widget to a sidebar and save.


The plugin is great but can I change the colour to fix in better with my WordPress theme?

Yes you can. Simply change the background image carbon-calc/images/carbon-calc.jpg and the colour of container in carbon-calc/styles/carbon-calc.css.

Contributors & Developers

“Low Carbon Cooling Calculator” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.