Advanced Program Design

Lightspark Carbon NavigatorTM

We help municipalities, utilities and banks design retrofit programs faster, with better data and a higher ROI.

Lightspark Carbon Navigator
Lightspark Carbon Navigator: carbon-reduction platform

If you’re a City, Utility or Bank, Carbon Navigator is your plug-and-play SaaS solution to leverage building modelling, behavioral economics, carbon and energy data.

This gives you a next-generation capability to design decarbonization roadmaps that helps your customers save money and reduce carbon in their homes.​

Lightspark Carbon & Energy Score

Who Uses Carbon Navigator and Why?


4500 cities committed to reducing carbon in their buildings, but lack the tools to do this cost-effectively.


178 Global Banks committed and required to measure and reduce carbon in mortgages, and require both an understanding of emissions on their mortgages and an understanding of loan amounts and home building models to target to meet carbon reduction targets.


Utilities are facing regulations to reduce emissions through demand-side management using electrification and require carbon measurement predictions on.

Build a Business Case for Funding

  • Simulate the feasibility of difference retrofit scenarios in communities depending on income strata and intent using our behavioral economic analysis.
  • Accelerate buy-in for programs for key stakeholders with a data and evidence-driven roadmap.
  • Understand the costs, energy and carbon savings and jobs created.

Make Your Money Go Further

  • Spend less budget on analysis and more on successfully delivering your program.
  • Identify quick-win buildings that meet your program goals.
  • Use our Carbon Navigator visualization tools to target key zip codes and communities and spend digital advertising dollars more effectively.

Leadership Through Action

  • Scale your program with better data and insights.
  • Utilize Lightspark Carbon Navigator AI to accelerate learnings with smart data models.
  • Utilize Lightspark Engage to go-to-market and demonstrate results with homeowners.

Our Data Metrics

1. Community Building Data

  • Total carbon and energy distribution used by dwellings in their current state
  • Building types and their “building-as-a-system” and their current technologies
  • Energy burdened households

2. Residential Building Data

  • Home Energy Model includes the types of homes and energy and carbon footprint 
  • Distribution of the different types of dwellings based on vintage, area and energy assets
  • Technical and economic potential per household type

3. Energy and Carbon Cost Data

  • $/GJ and $/GHG program savings potential 
  • Energy and carbon savings for building owners
  • Average $ costs savings for building owners

5. Budget Forecasting

  • Estimated program dollars required
  • Rebates and incentives required
  • Loan and financing required 
  • Estimated jobs created

4. Tax Savings

  • Carbon credit potential 
  • Tax savings potential

How It Works

Data-Driven Program Design

By using artificial intelligence to identify, analyze and unlock carbon in your residential building stock data, Lightspark’s program design platform can cut your go-to-market time in half. 

This enables city planners to:


Building carbon and energy ratings at the household and neighborhood level,

Identify and Evaluate

Opportunities for low-carbon buildings much more quickly and accurately.

Develop Strategies

To reduce carbon, track progress, and ultimately achieve goals much more efficiently and cost-effectively.

Execute and Deliver

Your go-to-market plan, including identifying financing and incentives for retrofit projects.

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