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.

PSD's Ithaca, NY Team

PSD’s Ithaca NY Team Poses for Photo

PSD’s Ithaca, NY Team takes advantage of the sunny day to pose for a team photo. Follow Us on Twitter @WeSpeakBuilding #WeSpeakBuilding #PerformanceSystemsDevelopment #PSD #SunnyDay #CharlieDog

Performance System Development receives $1M from the DOE to create the OpenEfficiency Initiative™ to increase energy efficiency across the country

ITHACA, NY – May 5, 2015: Performance Systems Development (PSD) and its partners, the National Renewable Energy Lab and Cadmus will receive $1M to design, develop, and deploy the open source technology platform OpenEfficiency Initiative™. During the initial pilot the integrated platform will provide cost-effective, energy savings of at least 20%…

NYSERDA HPwES RR Study

PSD Teams Up with NYSERDA for Home Performance with ENERGY STAR Realization Rate Study

This study, funded by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) and performed by Performance Systems Development, identified the underlying causes for over-estimation of contractor-reported energy savings in the NYSERDA Home Performance with ENERGY STAR program for the years of 2007 to 2011 and assessed the potential impact on savings prediction accuracy of applying the ANSI/BPI-2400 standard for baseline energy model calibration…