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
All-in-One Kitchen Tap
InSinkErator, manufacturer of food waste disposals and instant hot water heaters, is unveiling a new product line, the all-in-one kitchen tap. The 3N1 model of the all-in-one kitchen tap provides added functionality to the kitchen sink by providing instant hot water in the same faucet used for hot and cold tap water. The product is scheduled for distribution later in 2014.
April 15, 2014
Energy Efficiency vs. Environmentally Friendly: Consumer Perception
As we discussed in our last posting, NAHB recently conducted a study how housing preferences differ among the main racial/ethnic groups in the US. One of the aspects examined in the study was energy efficiency. While each of the four … Continue reading
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What role does race/ethnicity play in housing preferences in the US?
EnergyStar V3 Requirements: Thermal Enclosure Checklist
Tomorrow’s Buildings Will Be Smarter Than Ever