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In honor of their 10th anniversary, the SunriseGuide is celebrating Mainers who create real change in their communities. The 2016 Stewards of Sustainability have helped make "significant advances in the areas of sustainability, environmental health, and wellness," and Evergreen founder and CEO Richard Burbank is among them!
Yesterday, Efficiency Maine’s board voted unanimously to adopt a new 3-year plan and budget, which will save consumers more than $870 million on energy bills over the lifetime of the efficiency measures. The plan now goes to the Public Utilities Commission for a formal review, expected to take at least four months, before it can be implemented.
When the EPA announced the first-ever federal limits on carbon pollution from power plants in August, Evergreen joined Maine's climate activists in applause. Then we got to work building support for the Clean Power Plan through editorials & Congressional visits.
Hosting friends and family this holiday season takes a lot of energy. While we can’t trim the tree or ensure that everyone gets along, we can offer a few simple ways to bring your energy costs down without compromising your holiday.
Our newest Production Manager graduated from a Dale Carnegie course in Effective Communication last night. Like Evergreen’s other managers, David Holmes spent 3.5 hours a week for eight weeks studying human relations and practicing his communication skills.
Efficiency First weighs in on a controversial study
National home performance association Efficiency First has weighed in on last month’s controversial claim by researchers at the E2e Project that the costs of residential energy efficiency upgrades outweigh their energy benefits.
At Evergreen, we use the best insulation product for the job. In attics and sidewalls, that's usually cellulose. In basements, it's often spray foam - a product some homeowners have questions about.
Maine is among the 10 most “energy expensive” states in the country, according to finance website WalletHub.com. The site compared monthly energy expenses in each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia and examined the consumption rates and prices of four energy types: electricity, natural gas, motor fuel and home heating oil.
Though the Legislature is still wrestling with Governor LePage about the fate of much of this session’s proposed legislation (including the 19 bills LePage attempted to pocket veto this week), the fate of Efficiency Maine funding is secure.
If you own a historic home, you understand how difficult it can be to optimize indoor comfort while also preserving the structure’s timeless beauty.... Read More