Energy Efficiency Audits & Contracting in Coastal Maine

Energy Efficiency Projects

Mike and Lee's 1842 Greek Revival

Case Study | Belfast Maine | Evergreen Home Performance The House
This Greek Revival home in Belfast, Maine was built in 1842. Even with the thermostat set at a moderate level, it took 1500 gallons of oil, 150 gallons of propane, and “ a whole lot of money ” to heat the place.…

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Jim and Misty's 1900 Farmhouse

 Case Study | Camden, Maine | Evergreen Home Performance The House
This 1900 Camden farmhouse sits on an acre of land in the middle of town.   Burning 3 cords of wood and 550 gallons of propane kept the 1430 sq ft mostly warm, though in reality some rooms were freezing while others boiled.  

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Diane and Arthur's 1970s Gambrel

Case Study | Woolwich, Maine | Evergreen Home Perfomance The House
When Diane Gilman and her father built this house in the 1970s, they used state-of-the-art materials for that time and built with efficiency in mind.   But over time, things that had been tight weren ’ t so tight anymore.   It…

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Ken's 1835 Rockland Home

Case Study | Rockland Maine | Evergreen Home Performance The House
The basement of Ken Rich ’ s 1835 Rockland home was something else.   There was the seventy year-old woodstove he remembered from his grandmother ’ s kitchen – “ it heated the cellar really well, and eventually some

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Rob and Amy's 1885 Saco Mansion

Case Study | Saco Maine | Evergreen Home Performance

The House
Bowers Mansion is a 3500 square foot historic home in Saco, Maine.   Built in 1885, the balloon-framed home had long, uninsulated chases behind every wall.   Even with a third of the house closed off and the thermostats low,…

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Diane and Mark's 1995 Belfast Home

Case Study | Belfast Maine | Evergreen Home Performance The House
The real estate listing promised that this 1995 Belfast farmhouse was energy efficient, but moisture problems prompted a major overhaul before the new owners went through a winter.

The Homeowners
When Mark and Diane Cook set out to rebuild the deck…

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Rebecca and Jay's 1895 Rockland Farmhouse

Case Study | Rockland Maine | Evergreen Home Performance The House
This 3000 sq. ft. home in Rockland was built in 1895 and historically used 1000 gallons of oil, six cords of wood and 4,800 kWh of electricity annually.

The Homeowners
When Jay and Rebecca bought their first house, they knew it…

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1890’s Victorian in Rockland

Victorian in Rockland getting insulated This stately 1895 Victorian has been lovingly restored by its present owners with breathtaking historical sensitivity. Just as sensitive to environmental impacts, they installed a wood pellet boiler in the effort to reduce fossil fuel use.   Having an energy audit and installing the recommended…

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Early 1800’s Cape

1800's Cape that got Maine's First Home Energy Savings Program 50% energy reduction This 1800 ’ s cape qualified for the first 50% energy reduction incentive of $3,000 from the Efficiency Maine Home Energy Savings Program .   The home is beautifully renovated on the interior but the wet, drafty basement, lack of wall insulation , and leaky…

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1980's Raised Ranch

Camden Ranch getting an energy audit completed In the last week of December 2009, this 1980 ’ s raised ranch was the first home to qualify for an Efficiency Maine ' s Home Energy Savings Program incentive of $1500 for completing an energy efficiency project estimated to save at least 25%.  

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