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Driving electric: cleaner air, better climate down the road

By Dylan Voorhees Transportation is Maine’s largest source of climate-changing carbon pollution, and it mostly comes from the passenger cars…

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Charging Electric Vehicles in Maine

Benjamin Lake Charging an electric vehicle is a key part of owning and operating one. Here’s what you need to…

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Is that an electric car?

Meet some of Maine’s EV owners By Heather Chandler As an EV owner since 2014, I’m often stopped when I…

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Breathe easy in your air-tight home

Breathe easy in your air-tight home

The case for whole-house ventilation By Tim King Across the United States, building codes are (slowly) changing to encourage the…

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Driving on sunshine: the EV/PV connection

By Barry Woods I have been driving a Chevy since April 2017. While not a surprising statement in itself, you…

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Wool: rethinking a simple, natural fiber

By Lynn Ascrizzi If you’re looking for more eco-friendly ways to reduce your use of chemically laden plastics and synthetics…

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Comfort Block: the benefits stack up

By Christine Fisher THERE’S A NEW MAINE-MADE BUILDING PRODUCT on the market, and while it began as a way to…

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How to get the most out of your heat pump

Fall is a great time to prepare for the upcoming heating season, and many Maine homeowners are now relying on…

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Warming up to window inserts

By Laura Seaton Have you ever sat by your windows in January and felt the heat being pulled from your…

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Case study: heat pump water heaters & damp basements

By Steve Caulfield If you need a new water heater and your basement is somewhat humid and musty, you might…

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