The following pages offer annotated screen shots of key parts of the Design Intent Tool.
Introduction, Manage Project Files, Manage Template Files, User Guide, Feedback, Help,
Web Home Page – Helpful tools, background info, etc.
Design Intent Document Tab – Most of the work is done here. This page allows
the user to create/edit Design Areas, Objectives, Strategies, and Metrics.
Owner’s Goals & Project Info Tab – This tab contains a high-level description
of the owner’s goals, criterion for selecting the design team, and various project and building details.
Team Contact Info Tab – Names, addresses, email for project team members
Reports Tab – This tab allows users to generate six different reports, each composed of a set of
information from the Design Intent Document and associated screens. The Data Tracker report (Excel format)
can be imported into the Metracker tool (http://buildings.lbl.gov/hpcbs/Element_2/02_E2_P2_1_2.html) for more comprehensive analysis.
Detailed Design Areas, Objectives, and Strategies Records – Pop-up screens are available for providing greater detail.
Assessment Records – Provide detailed information about metrics, and a template for recording and verifying measurements to ensure
that the target values are attained and maintained.
Manage, Export, or Import Projects and Templates – A variety of options for managing Project Files within the Tool.