The Pennsylvania C-PACE program requires a property owner obtain a project survey from a qualified engineer for energy, indoor air quality, and resiliency projects. Survey requirements are available in the model Program Guidelines in Resources.


The energy conservation measure (ECM) survey must be prepared and submitted by a qualified engineer who holds at least one of these certifications or licenses:

  • Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) 
  • Certified Building Energy Assessment Professional (BEAP)
  • Certified Energy Auditor (CEA)
  • Certified Energy Manager (CEM)
  • EMA’s Energy Management Professional (EMP)
  • Certified High-Performance Building Design Professional (HBDP)
  • Certified Measurement and Verification Professional (CMVP)
  • Investor Confidence Project (ICP) Quality Assurance Assessor 
  • Investor Confidence Project (ICP) Project Developer
  • Certified Passive House Consultant (CPHC)

Renewable energy projects must submit a renewable energy feasibility survey completed by an engineer with one of the following certifications:

  • Licensed Professional Engineer (PE)
  • Investor Confidence Project (ICP) Developer
  • NABCEP certified PV design consultant
  • UL certified PV Installer 
  • Professional who has demonstrated experience in developing solar pv projects will be considered by Program Administrator

Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) survey must be submitted by a professional with one of the following certifications:

  • IAQ Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH)
  • Professional Engineer (PE)
  • Certified Passive House Consultant (CPCH)

A project survey for a resiliency improvement must be prepared by a Professional Engineer (PE) or Architect licensed in the State of Pennsylvania. The Program Administrator will consider requests for exceptions. 


The Pennsylvania C-PACE program requires a self-certification form from engineers and contractors participating in PA C-PACE. The form only needs to be filled out once with the Program Administrator. 

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Engineering Professional Form

Contractor Certification Form

C-PACE Qualified Engineers List