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The Internet of Things

What is the Internet of Things (IoT) and how does this relate to Newport’s LED project? The IoT is the interconnection of any device for communication purposes either wired or wirelessly. Basically the devices would be able to sense or … Continue reading

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LEDs Highlight Open House in Stillwater, NY

Visitors of this past weekend’s open house event in Stillwater, NY left very impressed with the 100% LED lighting system inside the new home from Belmonte Builders.  The EnergyStar certified home is one of five homes participating in a NYSERDA … Continue reading

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LEDs Provide More Than Just Energy Savings

By now, most consumers have heard that LED lighting is supposed to be long-lasting, highly efficient lighting.  Imagine only changing your light bulb every 20 years or so!  The data we have collected so far in our NYSERDA LED Lighting … Continue reading

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The Old is New Again! 1830s Farm House Gets Energy Efficient Upgrades

A couple of weeks ago, Newport’s David Brignati and Matt Evans accompanied other members of the Capital Region Builders and Remodelers Association’s, Green Building Science Committee on a site visit to a completely restored farm house.  Built back in the … Continue reading

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NY Lighting Study Shining Bright on LEDs

Newport Ventures is well into the data collection phase in our LED Lighting Demonstration project being conducted on behalf of NYSERDA.  The project, which includes 100% LED lighting in 5 homes throughout the state, has now completed installation on 4 … Continue reading

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New York’s First Net Zero Apartment Complex

On May 15th Newport Ventures staff visited New York States first Net Zero apartment development. Known as NetZero Village, the units located in Rotterdam, NY are expected to produce more energy than they consume on a yearly basis. These units … Continue reading

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Bright Lights in the Big Apple

Lighting is evolving at a rapid pace.  From an industry that was virtually stagnant for a very long time, it is now almost impossible to keep up with the latest and greatest.  When Thomas Edison invented the incandescent light bulb … Continue reading

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