Newport, in conjunction with the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), has recently begun work on a project to demonstrate the effectiveness of Solid-State Lighting (SSL), more commonly known as LEDs. The intention of the project is to help address current market barriers facing LED lighting by portraying the benefits of the technology in regards to energy and cost savings, whole-house system controls, and homeowner satisfaction with the quality of light. Read more...
ENERGY CODE HOTLINE & PLAN REVIEW
As part of the NYSERDA and the NYS Department of State effort to provide support to building professionals on the Energy Conservation Construction Code of NYS 2010 (ECCCNYS 2010), Newport Ventures and partner, T. Y. Lin International are providing Energy Code Hotline and Plan Review services. Both services are available to code officials as well as builders, trade contractors, design professionals, and NYS residents who have questions about the code.
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Energy Code Hotline
Get your energy question answered fast! Call (518) 377-9410 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Free Plan Review Services for the ECCCNYS 2010
Contact Margo Thompson at (518) 377-9410, email@example.com or
Scott Copp at (585) 512-2000, Scott.firstname.lastname@example.org
Learn more about the Energy Code Hotline and Plan Review.
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ENERGY STAR & BUILDERS CHALLENGE VERIFICATION SERVICES
Newport Ventures now offers Energy Star and Builders Challenge third-party verification testing services. These services entail a series of visual and diagnostic tests to ensure the home is energy efficient and meets the program’s respective quality criteria.
Contact us to see how we can improve your home’s efficiency and reduce utility bills.
HERS RATINGS: EARLIER THE BETTER
For builders and homeowners, getting a HERS Rater involved in the early stages of design and construction can help to maximize the energy efficiency of a home. Newport is currently working with Under The Sun builders to run computer simulations of one of their new projects. The project is currently in the early phases of construction.
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ENERGY RETROFIT OF A TYPICAL THREE-STORY MULTIFAMILY BUILIDING
Newport’s own Jamie Lyons PE and Margo Thompson are featured in the May/June 2014 issue of Home Energy Magazine with their article, Energy Retrofit of a Typical Three-Story Multifamily Building. The article highlights a 2012 project in which Newport oversaw a deep energy retrofit of a three-story apartment building in Annapolis, MD. Read the article. Read the article.
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Newport Ventures is a small, woman-owned research and consulting firm with expertise in the housing industry. Our greatest strengths include creativity and the ability to partner with the best in the industry to provide technical and marketing services, field and market research, and program management for our public and private sector clients.
Newport Ventures is a sister company to Newport Partners located in Davidsonville, Maryland. As the Maryland business grew, we decided to expand into New York rather than just expanding within Maryland. Venture’s New York location works well both as an independent office, and as an office working in partnership with the Maryland office.