Codes and Standards
Newport Partners has extensive experience working on code and standards development. We have served on standard development groups, attended governing body’s meetings on behalf of a client, and analyzed codes and standards for clients. Newport has experience with all major code bodies, such as the IRC, USGBC, and ASHRAE.
Newport's Code and Standards services include:
- Code Development
- Code Change Advocacy
- Research and Analysis for Product Impact
- Code Training and Support
Contact Newport Partners if you need help navigating a building code or standard.
Code Training and Support
Newport Partners offers training, education, and support services to various clientele. We have developed and delivered over 200 training sessions to building code officials, builders, remodelers, design professionals, municipal officials, planners, and real estate professionals. Our extensive experience allows us to understand the best practices and techniques to develop an effective, informative resource for the intended audience.
Newport Partners has developed and delivered trainings on a wide variety of topics, including but not limited to:
- Building and Energy Codes
- Above Code Programs (DOE Zero Energy Ready)
- Lighting Technology and Controls
- Construction Best Practices and Techniques
- Construction Innovations
- Fire Safety and Residential Sprinkler Systems
- Impact Fees
- Transit Oriented Development
Check out Newport's upcoming training sessions - The 2015 IECC Training Series.
U.S Department of Energy's Residential Energy Efficiency Field Study
Newport Partners, in conjuction with the Maryland Energy Administration is currently providing Energy Code training across the state of Maryland as part of a US DOE grant to test the effectiveness of energy code training on reducing residential energy consumption.
To learn more about the study, please go to the Residential Energy Efficiency project page.
Contact us if you are interested in our code training and support services.