Tag Archives: Energy Efficiency

ENERGY, WEATHERIZATION, & INDOOR AIR QUALITY

Weatherization and other energy efficiency upgrades can have negative impacts on occupant health and safety if not accompanied by appropriate indoor air quality (IAQ) protections. With an increase in weatherization and energy efficiency improvement activities, consideration should be given to … Continue reading

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AIR LEAKAGE & BLOWER DOOR TESTING

Reducing the amount of air that leaks in and out of your home is a cost-effective way to cut heating and cooling costs, improve durability, increase comfort, and create a healthier indoor environment. You may already know where some air … Continue reading

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THE 2018 IECC & STATE ADOPTION

Within the home performance community, 2018 marks the exciting introduction of the newest residential energy code – the 2018 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC). Like a celebrity, the 2018 IECC is something to admire but may seem out of reach … Continue reading

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MARYLAND ENERGY ADMINISTRATION’S LOW-TO-MODERATE INCOME PROGRAM RECEIVES NATIONAL RECOGNITION

Newport Partners LLC would like to congratulate the Maryland Energy Administration for being recognized as a national leader as a recipient of ACEEE’s Exemplary Energy Efficiency Programs for their Low-to-Moderate Income (LMI) Grant Program! The program was one of 53 recognized in ACEEE’s 4th … Continue reading

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THE IMPACT OF THE INTERNET OF THINGS (IOT) ON ENERGY EFFICIENCY

From large, commercial office buildings to your own home, the Internet of Things offers an array of energy efficiency benefits. Let’s take a closer look… IoT for everyone One distinct benefit of the IoT is that it’s generally available to every area … Continue reading

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RESIDENTIAL ENERGY EFFICIENCY IN EASTERN EUROPE AND CENTRAL ASIA

In many parts of Eastern Europe and Central Asia, fuel poverty is at epidemic proportions. Residential energy is eating up more than 30 percent of the total energy usage, leaving people with low incomes and those in the poorest communities … Continue reading

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SAVING ENERGY & MONEY WITH LEDs

A major factor in the rapid advancements in lighting in recent years has been the development of light-emitting diodes (LEDs) technology. LEDs are quickly replacing incandescent bulbs and are great for saving energy as they are much more efficient and … Continue reading

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