Newport Ventures is a sister company to Newport Partners. As a small, woman-owned research and consulting firm with expertise in the housing industry, Newport Ventures offers creativity and the ability to partner with the best in the industry. Ventures provides technical and marketing services, field and market research, and program management for their public and private sector clients.
Projects & Reports
Revisioning the American Dream
View the first survey results from Home Design and Attributes.
Residential Kitchen Makeup Air Webinar
Recently, Newport Partners, in conjunction with Broan Nutone and BEST, conducted a webinar “Residential Kitchen Makeup Air: Designing and Specifying Code Compliant Systems”. Download the slides from the presentation or click here to watch the presentation.
Short-Term Test Results: Multifamily Home Deep Energy Efficiency Retrofit
Multifamily deep energy retrofits (DERs) represent great potential for energy savings, while also providing valuable insights for the multifamily housing industry. Learn more from this report on an energy retrofit analysis of the Bay Ridge Project.
Natural Disaster Housing Strategies
Smart Power Strips
With all the different electronic devices we need today, the use of power strips has become commonplace in our homes and offices. Often we need many of these devices to be powered in one small area. These power strips are critical for many of us, but one of the downsides to them is the “vampire” or “phantom” energy loss associated with them. Sure, a standard power strip will completely shut off power to these devices when it is turned off. But what about when you need your cable box on but not the DVD player or surround sound? Enter the “Smart” power strip to help save energy by shutting down the power to devices that enter standby mode, while still providing power to those which are in use.
September 29, 2014
The Edge of Innovation
It is a unique privilege to be able to witness a fundamental change in how we view our community, our industry, or even the world around us. Standing at the edge of a major shift in the current way of … Continue reading
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Small Size Big Power
Energy Savings Strips
Building Materials of the Future