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
Lighting Control Wireless System
Have you ever desired more control over your home’s lighting? Ever want the ability to control your homes lights remotely from your car as you pull into the driveway, or from your desk at work? What about managing your lights when you head out of town for the weekend? Over the years many products have come and gone that could control lights in the home from wall mounted timer switches and dimmers to wireless options you can control from your computer, phone or via remote control. These systems were usually on the pricey side and had shortcomings. The marketplace screamed for low cost, user-friendly devices that could be used by all. Enter… the Lutron Caséta system.
September 22, 2014
Small Size Big Power
Can you even imagine your life without electricity? I mean really without it…not just a power outage for a couple hours. Our lights, air conditioning, microwaves, and big screen televisions all require it. Our cell phones need to be plugged … Continue reading
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Energy Savings Strips
Building Materials of the Future
The Earlier the Better for HERS Ratings