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.

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…

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,…

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!

Penn Residential Energy Codes Launches Program Website

Performance Systems Development (PSD) was selected to implement the Penn Residential Energy Codes Program in Pennsylvania. When this study concludes in 2017, we’ll calculate how much energy we saved as a result of these training activities, but to do this we need to understand energy use in current new homes. PSD will contact randomly selected…

Performance Systems Development is Officially designated an Investor Confidence Project Software Provider

ICP Protocols bring a level of standardization to the inherently complex world of energy efficiency.  Core to ICP’s approach is the development of a standardized documentation package to allow owners, investors, insurers and others to validate underwriting criteria.  ICP is also undertaking the creation of an ICP workflow which leverages project developers, software producers, and…

The New TREAT 3.4 Launches Today!

New features include HPXML data exports; this growing national building data standard is the next step in revolutionizing the building science industry. TREAT 3.4 also features new customer facing reports designed to help sell jobs. Our “New Building Wizard” makes modeling single family buildings a snap while our updated default preferences allow both single and…