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Summer is Coming…

By evergreenyourhome on June 03, 2013, at 10:56 a.m.
How did you fare during the our hot, summery weekend? Most people think winter when they hear energy efficiency, but adequate insulation can keep your house cooler in the summer, too. Schedule a FREE consult with Evergreen Home Performance to learn how attic insulation and air sealing can keep you …
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$600 Efficiency Maine Rebates Expiring Soon

By evergreenyourhome on May 30, 2013, at 12:02 p.m.
Kick off home improvement season by air sealing your home and make your home more energy efficient with help from Efficiency Maine’s $600 rebate program. The rebate program expires soon, and Efficiency Maine urges homeowners to act now to guarantee their availability. “We’re booking projects a couple months out,” says …
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Kick off Home Improvement Season with Home Performance

By evergreenyourhome on May 28, 2013, at 10:49 a.m.
It’s home improvement season – and this spring is a perfect time to prepare your home for next heating season. Schedule a FREE consult with Evergreen Home Performance to find out how you can gain comfort and cut costs – and act now to take advantage of Efficiency Maine’s $600 …
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Encapsulation totally transforms dank, wet basements into dry, usable spaces.

FLOOD WATCH in effect – in your basement?

By evergreenyourhome on May 23, 2013, at 2:29 p.m.
Record rainfall turning your basement into a wading pool? Water seeping into your home through foundation leaks or a dirt cellar floor is more than an inconvenience. Unwanted moisture causes major structural rot problems, fosters the growth of unhealthy mold spores, and contaminates your breathing air with unpleasant must and …
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It’s not too warm for Infrared Testing!

By evergreenyourhome on May 17, 2013, at 9:21 a.m.
It’s home improvement season – and this spring is a perfect time to prepare your home for next heating season. Schedule a FREE consult with Evergreen Home Performance to find out how you can gain comfort and cut costs – and act now to take advantage of Efficiency Maine’s $600 …
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$600 Efficiency Maine Rebates Expiring Soon

By evergreenyourhome on May 13, 2013, at 2:03 p.m.
Kick off home improvement season by air sealing your home and take advantage of Efficiency Maine’s $600 rebate for making your home more energy efficient. The rebate program expires soon, and Efficiency Maine urges homeowners to act now to guarantee their availability. “We’re booking projects a couple months out,” says …
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$600 Efficiency Maine Rebates Expiring Soon

By evergreenyourhome on May 07, 2013, at 10:19 a.m.
Kick off home improvement season by air sealing your home and take advantage of Efficiency Maine’s $600 rebate for making your home more energy efficient. The rebate program expires soon, and Efficiency Maine urges homeowners to act now to guarantee their availability. “We’re booking projects a couple months out,” says …
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Energy Fair FRIDAY!

By evergreenyourhome on May 02, 2013, at 11:50 a.m.
Spring is home improvement time! Kick off the season Maritime Energy Fair’s annual Energy Fair on Friday, May 3 from 9 am–3 pm. Held at the Townline Store in Rockland (167 New County Road), the event includes representatives from Maritime’s partners, including Evergreen Home Performance. Energy efficiency improvements from Evergreen …
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$600 Efficiency Maine Rebates Expiring Soon

By evergreenyourhome on April 30, 2013, at 10:43 a.m.
Kick off home improvement season by air sealing your home and take advantage of Efficiency Maine’s $600 rebate for making your home more energy efficient. The rebate program expires soon, and Efficiency Maine urges homeowners to act now to guarantee their availability. “We’re booking projects a couple months out,” says …
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Upcoming Energy Fairs

By evergreenyourhome on April 29, 2013, at 10:56 a.m.
Spring is home improvement time! Kick off the season with these energy efficiency fairs and learn how investing in your home’s performance can save you money every month. Maritime Energy Fair – Friday, May 3, 9am-3pm Maritime Energy hosts it annual Energy Fair on Friday, May 3 from 9 am–3 …
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April Showers Bring…

By evergreenyourhome on April 25, 2013, at 9:52 a.m.
Whatever your basement looks like, chances are that spring rain and moisture from the thaw will evaporate from Midcoast Maine’s hard packed marine clay and diffuse into your home. High levels of moisture in the house can lead to corrosion, decay and rot, mold and mildew, and poor indoor air …
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Happy Earth Day!

By evergreenyourhome on April 22, 2013, at 9:08 a.m.
It’s been 43 years since the first Earth Day. On that day – April 22, 1970 – 20 million Americans took to streets, parks, and auditoriums across the country to demonstrate for a healthy, sustainable environment. It was the birth of a movement that continues to challenge the status quo …
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Green Sneakers Hosts Earth Day Forum TONIGHT

By evergreenyourhome on April 18, 2013, at 4:10 p.m.
Green Sneakers Hosts Earth Day Forum “Maine is moving forward toward a green economy,” reports Evergreen Home Performance founder and CEO Richard Burbank. He will share that good news, tell stories from the field, and answer questions about energy efficiency at the Energy Efficiency Forum hosted by the Midcoast Green …
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Evergreen's founder and CEO, Richard Burbank, will give the keynote address at Thursday's Earth Day Forum.

Evergreen’s Richard Burbank Kicks Off Earth Day Forum

By evergreenyourhome on April 16, 2013, at 9:38 a.m.
“Maine is moving forward toward a green economy,” reports Evergreen Home Performance founder and CEO Richard Burbank. He will share that good news, tell stories from the field, and answer questions about energy efficiency at the Energy Efficiency Forum hosted by the Midcoast Green Sneakers Project this week. Everyone is …
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Happy Tax Day!

By evergreenyourhome on April 15, 2013, at 2:51 p.m.
The average tax refund has been around $3000 for the past two years, and financial experts suggest that investing in your home is one of the smartest uses for that bonus cash. Since investing in energy efficiency will actually reduce your fuel bills, it’s an investment that will save you …
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Kick off Home Improvement Season with Home Performance

By evergreenyourhome on April 11, 2013, at 3:16 p.m.
Warmer weather brings a sense of relief – no more shoveling! – and its own to-do list. Before you get too deep into all those projects, schedule a FREE one-hour consult with Evergreen Home Performance to evaluate how your home performed this winter. Did you pay too much for heat? …
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April Showers Bring…

By evergreenyourhome on April 09, 2013, at 9:10 a.m.
What are April Showers bringing to your basement? Whatever your basement looks like, chances are that spring rain and moisture from the thaw will evaporate from Midcoast Maine’s hard packed marine clay and diffuse into your home. High levels of moisture in the house can lead to corrosion, decay and …
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Invest your tax refund in energy efficiency

By evergreenyourhome on April 08, 2013, at 1:34 p.m.
The average tax refund has been around $3000 for the past two years, and financial experts suggest that investing in your home is one of the smartest uses for that bonus cash. Since investing in energy efficiency will actually reduce your fuel bills, it’s an investment that will save you …
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Record Heating Costs this Season

By evergreenyourhome on April 05, 2013, at 9:09 a.m.
The recent decline in the cost of heating oil is scant relief for Maine homeowners, who paid record high prices to heat their homes this year. According to the Governor’s Energy Office, heating oil averaged $3.71 a gallon for the winter season. That means that the average homeowner, who uses …
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Spring is coming – but heating bills haven’t stopped

By evergreenyourhome on April 04, 2013, at 11:30 a.m.
Filling the oil tank is especially frustrating this time of year, when the days are longer and the crocuses are blooming, but it’s still cold – inside and out. Energy efficiency improvements will help each oil delivery last longer, saving you money and making your home more comfortable. Get started …
 
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