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Residential Programs

Moving Home Efficiency Forward

Engaging Stakeholders & Streamlining Delivery

PSD designs and implements successful and award-winning residential energy efficiency programs, with a focus on performance-based approaches to capture energy savings. Our expertise in building science and technology solutions optimizes the delivery of residential efficiency programs, ranging from equipment rebates to whole-home approaches. Our technology platform and online portal streamline the rebate submission process, while PSD’s RESNET and BPI experts inform our new construction and home performance solutions.

Existing Homes

  • Multiple energy audit designs
    • Direct install
    • Whole-house
    • Market-rate & low-income
    • Single and multi-family homes
  • Trade ally marketing and sales support
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New Homes

  • Flexible participation pathways
    • Above code
    • Zero Energy Ready
    • Performance-based incentives
    • Affordable housing
    • Manufactured homes
  • Manage networks of builders, contractors, and HERS raters
  • Data management platform integrated with REM/Rate and Ekotrope
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Equipment Rebates

  • Prescriptive and custom modeled rebates
  • Online portal submission directly from customer or trade ally
  • Program design and incentive optimization
  • Trade ally marketing and sales support

Quality Assurance

  • On-site trade ally mentoring
  • Systematic data reporting with recommendations for program improvement
  • Documentation of health and safety issues
  • Data-informed contractor trainings
  • Identification of missed opportunities for additional measures
  • Customer surveys
  • Market rate and low income programs
  • IT integration allowing real-time inspection tracking
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Workforce Development

  • Building science training & support
    • HERS Rater Training and Certification
    • BPI Certifications
    • ENERGY STAR New Homes Rater
    • ENERGY STAR Multifamily New Construction Rater
    • EPA WaterSense Inspector
  • Accurate and thorough modeling support
  • Access to educational webinars
  • Discounts on PSD trainings, including ENERGY STAR and WaterSense
  • LMS platform for asynchronous training offerings

Program Implementation Technology

Our proprietary software is like no other in the industry. It is used in over 20 program models and supports thousands of contractors. Popular features and functions include:

  • Customer Engagement
  • Energy Modeling & Assessment
  • Field Data Collection
  • Portfolio Management
  • Savings Calculations
  • Incentive and Rebate Processing
  • Measurement and Verification
  • 3rd Party Integration
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Energy Programs

Designing and implementing cost-effective performance-based energy efficiency programs.

Program QA

Leading provider of QA services supporting energy efficiency programs throughout the country.


PSD Compass is a configurable enterprise solution for energy efficiency programs and implementers.


Technology for large-scale electrification, Heat Pump + Retrofit Toolkit, standardized simulations and tools.

Energy Codes

Expert technical leadership achieving decarbonization, cost-effectiveness, resilience, and equity goals.

HERS Provider

Accredited Home Energy Rating Provider, offering nationwide technical support and services.


Moving the industry forward with PSD’s intimate knowledge of how buildings work.


Join our growing team of energy efficiency professionals to help us save energy to save the planet.