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 email@example.com.
Free Plan Review Services for the ECCCNYS 2010
Contact Margo Thompson at (518) 377-9410, firstname.lastname@example.org or
Scott Copp at (585) 512-2000, Scott.email@example.com
Learn more about the Energy Code Hotline and Plan Review.
Learn more about NYSERDA Energy Code Training.
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. The tests include an inspection of insulation installation, blower door test to evaluate the leakiness of the home’s envelope, and a duct blaster test to gauge the leakiness of the duct system by a trained and certified professional.
Our professional third-party verification services complement our home evaluation services. Newport evaluates home plans and construction practices to pinpoint specific cost effective improvements needed to qualify your home to meet Energy Star, LEED, Builders Challenge or other home rating programs.
Contact us to see how we can improve your home’s efficiency and reduce utility bills.
GAUGING CONSUMER PERCEPTION REGARDING RESIDENTIAL LIGHTING
June 2014 - Newport recently participated in the 14th annual NY Capital Region Parade of Homes by conducting a lighting demonstration at one of Belmonte Builders model homes in Saratoga, NY. The event was a huge success and unveiled some interesting things regarding consumer perception of different residential lighting options.
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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.