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Newport Ventures is a team of engaged and knowledgeable building scientists, engineers, consultants, and analysts. Since we opened our doors in 2002, Newport has worked with hundreds of clients from the public and private sectors to save energy, promote sustainability, and make buildings better.

Our team of industry experts delivers engaging, interactive code training to all building professionals. 

Our certified professionals offer performance modeling, ENERGY STAR and HERS Ratings, Blower Door/Duct Testing, and Plan Review. 

Through market and technical research, we take innovative products and programs from an idea to a reality. 

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“Sustainability principles--in design and construction, in how we conduct business, in the way we approach our work--always guide our work.”

-- Liza Bowles, President, Newport Ventures

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Energy & building research projects

Public & private sector clients served

Energy code classes delivered

Builders, trades, code officials we trained


Who We Are

Newport Ventures and Newport Partners are two businesses with one goal: Improving the built environment and the building industry.

 Meet our multi-talented and diverse staff.

Liza Bowles, President
Liza Bowles, President

Focus: Business Development, Company Management

Sam Bowles, Senior Analyst
Sam Bowles, Senior Analyst

Focus: Marketing and media design, Zero energy ready

Matt Evans, Senior Analyst
Matt Evans, Senior Analyst

Focus: Trainer, HERS Rater, Plan Review

Jeff Newsome, Engineer
Jeff Newsome, Engineer

Focus: Energy Analyst, HERS Rater, Training Coordinator

Connor Statham, Analyst
Connor Statham, Analyst

Focus: Energy Analysis, HERS Rater

Margo Thompson, Senior Analyst
Margo Thompson, Senior Analyst

Focus: Market Research, Energy Analysis & Plan Review


Contact Us

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22 Jay Street

Schenectady, New York 12305



We are always looking for talented engineers, energy professionals, CEMs, HERS raters, and building scientists. Please send us a note and your resume:

-Small firm.  Big work.

-Nimble.  Expertise is always evolving.

-Always learning.

-Informal, comfortable working environment.