Energy Efficiency Workshop, Portland

Posted Jan. 18, 2013, at 1:54 p.m.

Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013 6 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Location: Greater Portland Landmarks, 93 High Street, Portland, ME

For more information: Greater Portland Landmarks; (207) 774-5561;

Greater Portland Landmarks will present an Energy Efficiency Workshop to assist property owners in making their homes and buildings more energy efficient while maintaining historic character and property values.

Workshop fee is $30. Registrations are required in advance through Greater Portland Landmarks. To register, please call 774-5561 or email

Featured Speakers:

Christopher Closs, Preservation Services Advisor, Greater Portland Landmarks

Peter Taggart, President, Taggart Construction, Inc., Freeport, ME

Hilary Bassett, Executive Director, Greater Portland Landmarks

The Maine Real Estate Commission has approved this program for 2 hours of continuing education units for real estate professionals.

Workshop will provide: Specific techniques on air-sealing; Approaches to reduce energy costs; Discussion of insulation strategies; Question and answer time.

Participants will receive: A 22-page workbook “The Energy Efficient Old House,” handouts outlining specific energy efficiency techniques, fuel comparison checklists, energy efficiency resources, and funding and tax credits information.

Greater Portland Landmarks’ mission is to preserve and revitalize the architectural fabric, history and character of Greater Portland – renewing our neighborhoods, spurring economic development and keeping Portland one of the most livable cities in America.