Lighting evolves: the LED

By Heather Chandler THE LED (OR LIGHT emitting diode) bulb is a relatively new entry to the lighting scene, but…

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Indoor gardening for a year-round harvest

By Erin Covey-Smith THE ABUNDANCE AT the farmers’ markets may be dwindling, and your garden may have hunkered down for…

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Indoor air quality spotlight: radon

IN MAINE, HIGH levels of radon gas occur naturally in our soil and water, a result of the breakdown of…

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Housing Maine: Habitat puts a focus on efficiency

By Tim King HERE IN MAINE, and around the world, it would be difficult to find an organization that is…

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Evergreen Home Performance E-coupon

FREE Home Energy Consult Learn how customized efficiency upgrades like insulation, air sealing & new windows can help you gain comfort and…

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Get Pumped: Whole-house heat pumps are here

By Tim King CONSIDERED BY SOME to be something of a novelty just a few short years ago, today there…

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Passive House is anything but passive

By Tim King DON’T LET THE name fool you – there’s nothing passive about constructing a high performance building worthy…

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Low-Spray & Organic Pick-Your-Own Apples, Strawberries and Blueberries

Summer and fall are great times to indulge in locally-grown food. Below is a list of Maine farms where you…

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e-coupon: Grain

  20% off tree services OR free custom paddle with $1500 worth of tree work. Grain is a full service…

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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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