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Workplace Savings Calculator Assumptions


Workplace Savings Calculator™:  Some of the 125 Customizable Assumptions

General Assumptions

  • % Who could Work Remotely, Desk Share, Hotel, Time Shift, Day Shift, et
  • % Who want to Work Remotely, Desk Share, Hotel, Time Shift, Day Shift, etc.
  • Commuting Mix (public transportation, solo drivers, carpool, etc)
  • Assumed Participation Frequency
  • Employee Hours Per Week
  • Employee Hours Per Day
  • Workweeks Per Year
  • Assumed Reduction in Driving (%)
  • Assumed Reduction in Trips (%)
  • $ / Gallon of Gas
  • Round-trip Commute in Minutes
  • Average Round-Trip
  • Commuting Miles / Per Person
  • Average Miles Per Gallon
  • Average or Specific Wages for Various Job Categories
  • Fringe Benefit % / Employers Share of Taxes
  • Productivity Per Person/YearAssumed Increase in Productivity
  • $/Square Foot
  • Average Real Estate Cost /Year/Employee
  • Assumed Real Estate Reduction
  • Change in Person/Desk Ratio
  • kWh/Year Difference Between Home/Office Electricity
  • Average kWh / Year for Traditional Office
  • $ per kWh Traditional office
  • Cost/Employee/Year for Unscheduled Absences
  • Average Absences/Year
  • Cost per Unscheduled Absence
  • % Reduction in Absences
  • Cost of Losing an Employee
  • Cost of Turnover per Employee
  • Average Turnover / Year
  • Assumed Reduction in Turnover
  • Other Per Person Savings Assumptions (e.g. parking/transit subsidies)
  • Other Aggregate Annual Company Savings (e.g. parking lot leases)
  • Per Person or Aggregate Costs (e.g. training, IT infrastructure, reimbursements)
  • % Reduction in Healthcare Costs
  • % Reduction in Workers Compensation
  • % Reduction in Health Insurance Premiums
  • % Increase / Decrease in Per Person or Aggregate IT costs

Community Savings Assumptions

  • $ Barrel OilGreenhouse Gas Per Vehicle Mile or Gallon of Gas (tons)
  • Vehicle Mix
  • Air Quality Factors (Reactive Organic Gases, Oxides in Nitrogen, Carbon Monoxide, PM, Trip End Factors)
  • Fatality per 100 million Vehicle Miles Traveled
  • Injury per 100 million Vehicle Miles Traveled
  • Accident per # of VMT
  • Cost per Fatality
  • Cost per Injury
  • Highway Costs Maintenance / Mile

Employee Savings Assumptions

  • IRS Mileage Allowance or Preferred Vehicle Cost Data
  • Individual: Non-Gas Office Costs
  • Parking / Day
  • Lunch / Day
  • Work Clothes / Day
  • Miscellaneous Daily Expenses (e.g. tolls, gifts, eldercare, office kitties)
  • Other Individual Office Savings/Day
  • Extra Home Electricity Used
  • $ Per kWh/Year for Home Office
  • Cost Per kWh for Home Electricity
  • Other Individual Savings/Year (e.g. mortgage, taxes, vehicle insurance)
  • Other Individual Costs (e.g. home office equipment, connectivity, etc.)