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A New Way to Meet the Energy Code

Joe Nebbia of Newport Partners was interviewed by the Journal of Light Construction as their content expert in a recent article published in July 2017. “A New Way to Meet the Energy Code” speaks about following the prescriptive code versus … 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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Newport Completes Testing on DOE Zero Energy Ready Home

Recently, Newport’s Matt Evans completed the first couple of steps in verifying the DOE Zero Energy Ready Home constructed by Under the Sun Building and Remodeling, LLC.  The home, located in Battenville, NY, is still in the construction phase but Matt … Continue reading

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