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It seems like everyone in Maine has been waiting for warmer and brighter days. With a bitterly cold winter and a particularly rainy spring, you’re probably one of the many residents from the Rockland area down to the Portland region who needs a large dose of vitamin D.
Although the spring weather in Maine is never truly spring-like, the heat of summer will be here before you know it. With warm days and sunshine right around the corner, the weather will be perfect to tackle a few projects around the house. Maybe you’re planning on taking care of the landscaping or finally repainting, but do your doors also need some attention?
Spring is finally here, even in Maine where we’re beginning to see the world slowly come back to life. Like many homeowners from Rockland down to the Portland area, you’re probably feeling reenergized. Taking advantage of more time outdoors is great, but you’re also likely starting some projects around the house.
The past winter here in Maine was brutal. With constant subzero temperatures, high winds, and somewhat unpredictable storms, it’s not a surprise that many homeowners from Rockland to Portland were feeling the chill. If you were one of the many with a cold home and high heating costs, chances are that during the summer you’ll be too hot.
However, did you know that new windows also make your home more energy efficient? It's true! With energy efficient windows, you end up spending less on heating and cooling costs throughout the year. See what you should look for in your energy efficient windows!
Evergreen Home Performance Building Analyst Brian Robinson led Camden’s Watershed School students last week in a two-day seminar on concepts of building science and the interactions of buildings with their environment. Forty percent of America’s energy budget is consumed in buildings so Brian teamed up with Watershed teacher Janet McMahon to help her Global Climate Change students understand the issues.
In early January, the Evergreen Home Performance team was presented with an award from Efficiency Maine. We’re honored to be on the list of top Efficiency Maine Residential Programs for three years running.
Many houses throughout Maine, especially older ones, suffer from various basement issues. If your home’s basement is unfinished and unencapsulated, you may be dealing with these problems regularly and not even know it.
Damariscotta’s historic Lincoln Theater is more comfortable, durable, and energy efficient thanks to improvements installed by Evergreen Home Performance and funded byGrants to Green Maine and individual donors in the community. Added insulation and air sealing will keep the Theater cooler this summer and warmer next winter, and will reduce the associated energy costs all year round.
In a surprising move, Evergreen Home Performance announced today that it will launch a line of eco-green, high-performance outerwear. “We’ve mastered the art of keeping homes warm and dry,” says Marketing Manager Kathleen Meil, “and now we’ll deliver that high level of comfort to outdoor enthusiasts.”