This topic describes the EnergyCAP Login process and behind-the-scenes actions and processes

  1. To access EnergyCAP Enterprise, either:

    • From the Start > Programs menu, select EnergyCAP Enterprise.

    • Double-click the EnergyCAP Enterprise desktop shortcut icon.The EnergyCAP Enterprise Login window will open.

  1. In the User ID field, type your user ID.

  2. In the Password field, type your password.

  3. To access EnergyCAP Enterprise using the datasource catalog server (recommended):

    The catalog server is a web service that centralizes datasource management through a single point. 
    When Active Directory is used along with Internet connection (not LAN) Web Reports may not work.

    1. Select the Use catalog server check box.

    2. Click on the Datasource drop-down list and select the desired EnergyCAP database.

      • (optional) Click  to view a description of the selected datasource (if available).

    3. Go to step 5.

  4. To access EnergyCAP Enterprise using an ODBC - Open DataBase Connectivity connection:

    Note: An ODBC is an interface that makes it possible to access different database systems with a common language.

    1. Clear the Use catalog server check box.

    2. Select the database to access from the Datasource drop-down list.

    3. Go to step 5.

  5. Click OK.

The EnergyCAP application window will open.

Many of the tasks in EnergyCAP are accomplished using the navigation bar on the left side of the screen, and the associated workspace on the right. For example, to view facility information, select the Setup module, then click the Facility icon. The workspace displays the Facility Manager.

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