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
Wireless Charging Countertops
DuPont has teamed with the Power Matters Alliance (PMA) to venture into the consumer electronics industry. The chemical giant plans to begin embedding Powermat’s wireless charging technology within its Corian solid surface countertops. The product will allow consumers to charge their cell phones and wireless devices by simply placing them on the countertop.
March 10, 2014
Why Panned Joist Returns Lead to Leaky Ducts
Duct leakage testing is a critical aspect when evaluating a home’s performance level. Building codes and advanced energy codes set limits on duct leakage to ensure a home is built to a certain standard. The tightness of a duct system … Continue reading
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Newport Ventures Partnering with Village of Scotia on Rehabilitation Project
Hot Trends and Innovative Products from the 2014 International Builders Show
Universal Design Trends Compliment Growth in 55+ Housing Market