PSD is at the 2019 NEEP Electrification Summit

PSD team members Greg Thomas, Kathy Greely, and Mike Turns are attending the 2019 NEEP Summit: Pathways to Decarbonization in the Northeast. The symposium brings together government and regulatory bodies with utilities, researchers, academia, manufacturers, vendors, and industry stakeholders to discuss buildings decarbonization and electric transportation. Keep an eye out for the PSD team and speak with us about…

Chris Balbach, VP of Research and Development, Appointed Chair of ASHRAE’s BEQ Methodology Subcommittee

Chris Balbach, PSD’s VP of Research and Development, was recently appointed ASHRAE’s Chair of the Building Energy Quotient (BEQ) Methodology Subcommittee. The BEQ program provides a quick energy analysis that benchmarks a building’s energy performance, in addition to assisting in preparation of an ASHRAE Level 1 Energy Audit. Chris will be responsible for leading the group’s…

PSD will be at the 2019 Green Building United New Gravity Housing Conference

The PSD team will be attending the 2019 Green Building United New Gravity Housing Conference, August 1-2 at the Science Education and Research Center in Temple University, Philadelphia, PA! You will not want to miss the session by our own Mike Turns, Director of Codes and New Construction Programs, on advanced building energy codes, titled Getting…

Performance Systems Development (PSD) Supports WaterSense® Labeled Certification

For Immediate Release: July 17, 2019                       Performance Systems Development (PSD) Supports WaterSense® Labeled Certification   Ithaca, NY – July 17, 2019: Performance Systems Development (PSD), has joined an elite group of organizations qualified to certify new homes to receive the WaterSense label. Sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), WaterSense labels…

PSD Article on Energy Code Support in AESP June 2019 Strategies eMagazine

PSD’s Mike Turns, Director of Energy Codes and New Construction Programs, was recently published in the June 2019 issue of AESP’s Strategies eMagazine. The article – entitled Energy Code Support: The Next Frontier for Residential New Construction Programs – discusses the context, mechanisms, and dynamics to achieving energy savings with energy code compliance support through an…