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Give blood, get a SunriseGuide!

There is an urgent need for blood donations this time of year – in Maine and across the country. So…

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The Importance of Balanced Ventilation

By Kurt Johnson WE KNOW THERE are things in our homes that can make us sick. According to the EPA, our #1…

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Spring cleaning for improved energy efficiency

Now that warm, gentle breezes have finally settled in to replace those long-forgotten, icy, nose-numbing winds of winter, it’s time…

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What Makes A High Performing House?

By Heather Chandler & Chris Briley There are a lot of loosely defined terms used to describe how “green” a house is….

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Bright Lights: Shining examples of high performing homes

Editor’s Note: The submissions for homes featured in this post came from home owners, builders, architects and renewable energy professionals…

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Building the Buzz: Creating bee-friendly gardens and landscapes

By Avery Yale Kamila Whether a rural homestead or a tiny urban lot, the most attractive gardens and landscapes buzz with…

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Nurseries respond to demand for pesticide-free planting

By Avery Yale Kamila While national chain hardware stores are working to phase out certain classes of pesticides from their…

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Buildings That Perform: Innovations in technology & design

By Tim King They sure don’t build homes like they used to. And, if you speak with a growing number…

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Harnessing the Sun: the state and opportunity of solar in Maine

By Tux Turkel Going solar wasn’t a big stretch for Serena Graham. She grew up in an environmentally-aware family, with a father…

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Net metering and the state of solar policy in Maine

The pace of solar development in Maine, and whether it grows through thousands of rooftop installations or a limited number…

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