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Is solar right for your home?

Roughly half the homes that Maine solar installers visit aren’t well situated for installing electric or hot water panels. But…

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Expert Conversation: Scott Libby of Royal River Heat Pumps

With the Winter chill in the air, we decided to catch up with Scott Libby, owner of Royal River Heat…

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Lessons from a LEAF owner

Lessons from a LEAF owner

By Heather Chandler I became the proud owner of an all electric Nissan LEAF in April, 2014. I have a…

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How a heat pump works

It’s often repeated that a heat pump works like a refrigerator, and it heats your home like a refrigerator in reverse. But…

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Heating Evolves

The age of the air source heat pump By Tux Turkel Transformational. That’s a word to describe the heating transition…

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Heat of the Moment

Time and technology are changing. What’s the best heat for your house? The numbers are dropping fast, but roughly seven in 10 Maine…

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Keep the Heat

Enjoy more comfort and spend less on fuel this winter By Tim King Working with a master Jack-of-all-Trades, Do-it-Yourself dad, I can’t…

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Driving Electric

Charging into a new energy future in Maine By Barry Woods Since their re-introduction in 2011, electric vehicles have been captivating…

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SunriseGuide Stewards of Sustainability

To celebrate 10th anniversary of the SunriseGuide, we wanted to shine a light on Mainers who are creating real change…

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Energy-efficient heat pump water heaters

An interview with Andy Meyer of Efficiency Maine The SunriseGuide sat down with Efficiency Maine’s Andy Meyer to learn more…

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