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Benefits of Home Performance

Weatherization and Residential Energy Efficiency on Trial

A recent academic study of a DOE funded low income Weatherization Assistance Program found that the program was not saving enough energy to pay for the cost of the improvements. A wide range of commenters have piled on, emphasizing their own agendas, be it federal waste, the need for carbon markets to allow flexible investment in carbon savings, the inaccuracy of energy models and the need to move to measured savings, etc. And the study is being put forward as if prior energy efficiency studies were all flawed.

ICP Quality Assurance

Performance Systems Development is now an ICP Quality Assurance Provider

Investor Confidence Project (ICP) has announced that Performance Systems Development has qualified for the ICP Quality Assurance Credential, and is now authorized to conduct third-party review for projects originated by Credentialed Project Developers and certify those projects as Investor Ready Energy Efficiency™ (IREE).

NYSERDA

Municipalities Launch Residential Energy Score Project

ITHACA — Five Tompkins County municipalities are working together to develop a plan for scoring the energy performance of local homes. The goal: to use market forces to improve the energy efficiency of existing housing stock by providing meaningful home performance information to future home buyers.



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15
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2015
12:30 pm TREAT Multifamily Comprehensive Workshop (16-hour Online 8 CEU) @ Online Training
TREAT Multifamily Comprehensive … @ Online Training
Sep 15 @ 12:30 pm – Sep 18 @ 4:30 pm
TREAT Multifamily Comprehensive Workshop (16-hour Online 8 CEU) @ Online Training
Register 8 CEUsfor this class Dates: September 15-18th Times: 12:30pm-4:30pm Course Description PSD’s 16-hour comprehensive TREAT training, conveniently delivered through four four-hour live, online webinars, [...]
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28
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2015
9:00 am HERS Energy Rater Training (RESNET Certification 22 CEU) @ Part Online Training - Part NY Field Training
HERS Energy Rater Training (RESN… @ Part Online Training - Part NY Field Training
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HERS Energy Rater Training (RESNET Certification 22 CEU) @ Part Online Training - Part NY Field Training | Schenectady | New York | United States
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14
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2015
1:00 pm Introduction to TREAT Multifamily Workshop (2 CEU) @ Online Training - TREAT Masters Workshop
Introduction to TREAT Multifamil… @ Online Training - TREAT Masters Workshop
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Introduction to TREAT Multifamily Workshop (2 CEU) @ Online Training - TREAT Masters Workshop | Syracuse | New York | United States
Register 2 CEUsfor this class Date: October 21st, 2015: 1-3pm (EST) Price: $95 / $47.50 (NYSERDA Discount) This two-hour webinar will walk users through each [...]
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20
Tue
2015
9:00 am Fundamentals of Measurements and Verification (20 PDH + 2 CEU) @ New York, NY - Building Energy Exchange, Suite 609
Fundamentals of Measurements and… @ New York, NY - Building Energy Exchange, Suite 609
Oct 20 @ 9:00 am – Oct 22 @ 5:00 pm
Fundamentals of Measurements and Verification (20 PDH + 2 CEU) @ New York, NY - Building Energy Exchange, Suite 609 | New York | New York | United States
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