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On-Demand Learning

Introducing our new asynchronous online courses, now available on our state-of-the-art Learning Management System: PSD Learning!

Designed to give you the flexibility to balance your busy schedule with your desire to learn and grow, these courses allow you to progress at your own pace, on your own time. With a comprehensive curriculum and engaging multimedia content, you’ll have all the tools you need to succeed, whether seeking to upskill for your current job or explore a new career path.

Our LMS is user-friendly and intuitive, making it easy to access all course materials. Don’t wait any longer to take the next step in your professional development.

The first two available courses cover the 2018 IECC for Pennsylvania, both Residential and Commercial.

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Trainer Biographies

Adam Smith, Energy Codes Specialist

Adam Smith is a seasoned professional with a wealth of experience in facilities and project management. With over two decades in the field, he has successfully overseen and completed numerous large construction capital projects. Adam’s expertise extends to the realm of energy inspection and plan examination, as he holds a certification in ICC Residential Energy Inspector/Plans Examiner. In his most recent role at a Gold LEED certified retirement community in the Hudson Valley, Adam served as a pivotal figure overseeing all facilities and grounds projects. He also assisted in the management the wastewater treatment plant, ensuring strict compliance with regulations set by the NYS Department of Health, NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, and local building codes. Adam’s commitment to community service is evident through his longstanding involvement with the volunteer fire department, spanning over 30 years. He most recently had served in his local fire department where he held the position of First Lieutenant. With his extensive experience, certifications, and dedication to excellence, Adam brings a wealth of knowledge and a unique perspective to any project or endeavor.

Bill Deters, Energy Code Specialist

Born and raised in central Pennsylvania, William (Bill) Deters has been involved in residential and light commercial construction since 1988. Some of his roles have included manager of design and estimating departments, producing energy modeling and code compliance documents for builders nationwide, HERS ratings, vast experience with energy modeling software (REM/Rate, Ekotrope, Rescheck and Energy Gauge), utility rebate submittals, building code and quality assurance inspections, and residential HVAC design. Bill has certifications in ICC Residential Building, Residential Energy Inspector / Plans Examiner, Residential Mechanical, Residential Plumbing inspector, Fire Inspector I, RESNET HERS rater, and he is working towards completing the RESNET QAD certification. He graduated from Williamsport Area Community College with an associate degree in Architectural Technology in 1988.

Michael Rossi, Energy Code Specialist

Michael is currently an Energy Code Specialist at Performance Systems Development. Before joining PSD, Michael was a Senior Associate of Building Energy Codes at Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships (NEEP). Michael also worked as a RESNET Certified HERS Rater in Massachusetts, where he coached builders on energy-efficient design practices and enforced the Massachusetts 2018 IECC and Stretch Code Performance Path to Code Compliance.

This training and/or document is provided through support and funding from the U.S. Department of Energy’s State Energy Program and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.

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Energy Codes Trainings

It's not easy to keep a webinar about codes interesting and engaging. Well played. Thank you

Energy Professional

The online class was wonderful! It was short, simple and informative. Looking forward to attend your other classes!


Thank you for providing these energy code trainings free to code officials.  Energy code trainings are the most tedious of the mandatory trainings, but your presenters do a good job of providing the information in a way that is interesting and holds your attention.

Building Code Official

Your presentations are some of the best I have seen in a long time, well done.

Code Enforcement Official

Thank you for providing these energy code trainings free to code officials.  Energy code trainings are the most tedious of the mandatory trainings, but your presenters do a good job of providing the information in a way that is interesting and holds your attention.

Building Code Official

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