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PSD’s policy work with the DOE Home Energy Score and local governments was featured in the news at Utility Dive

As new equipment is added to buildings, linkages to the real estate industry will help homeowners make deeper investments with the knowledge that they can recoup efficiency investments on sale. Local governments and municipalities are also a key places where the visibility of energy efficiency is being raised. More utility programs are starting to use the Home Energy Score.

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.

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

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)

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%…

Greening of a Home Performance Contractor

This article from Home Energy Magazine examines the expansion of Performance Systems Contracting into renewable energy and green building, driven by local competition and consumer demand and the resulting success and growth. Tagline: May 2005, Ithaca, NY Written By: Greg Thomas Publisher: Home Energy Magazine Type: Article