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 :ref:`overview`.
If you're eager to run a full Scout analysis, the :ref:`quick-start-guide` is the best place to begin.
Scout is a project of the U.S. Department of Energy Building Technologies Office (BTO) and is freely available for public use.
.. toctree:: :maxdepth: 2 overview quick_start_guide installation_guide tutorials_web tutorials analysis_approach thermal_load_components ecm_reference