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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…

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Emelie Cuppernell Elected President of Northeast HERS Alliance Board

Emelie Cuppernell, Manager of Provider Services for Performance Systems Development (PSD), has been elected as the President of the Northeast Home Energy Rating System (NEHERS) Alliance 2015 Board by the Alliance membership. Emelie’s election comes after nine years as a dedicated NEHERS member and participant.

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Join Us March 3rd: Energy Policy at a Crossroads

Don’t miss this chance to learn about the future of energy and energy efficiency in Pennsylvania, and critical decisions that are being made right now. Speakers will elaborate on Act 129 Phase III, the EPA’s Clean Power Plan and the value of grid scale energy efficiency.

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PSD Recognized as an ICP Credentialed Project Developer

The Investor Confidence Project has just announced Performance Systems Development a Credentialed Project Developer.As a Credentialed Project Developer, Building Owners and Investors can be sure that they are dealing with a firm that has the right experience and professional credentials to develop projects. Performance Systems Development is credentialed by ICP to deliver Investor Ready Energy Efficiency™ projects.

Aligning Incentives with Savings for Cost-effective Residential New Construction Programs

 Aligning Incentives with Savings for Cost-Effective Residential New Construction Programs Michael Turns, Performance Systems Development, Philadelphia, Pa. Kathleen Greely, Performance Systems Development, Meadville, Pa. Scott von Kleeck, Performance Systems Development, Philadelphia, Pa.  ABSTRACT  This study examines the relationship between predicted energy savings and the HERS Index – a metric often used as the primary determinant…

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TREAT Software Officially Approved for use in California

  TREAT is one of the first tools approved for a program soft launch and Performance Systems Development has worked closely with program implementation staff to assist in the administration of CalTEST, verify TREAT models for use in the program, and set data quality standards through HPXML. Our very own CEO Greg Thomas first conceptualized HPXML,…

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Happy Holidays

As the Holiday Season is upon us, we find ourselves reflecting on the past year and on all those who have worked to shape and grow the energy efficiency industry. Thank you for your part in this endeavor. We wish you a Happy Holiday Season and a New Year filled with Peace and Prosperity!