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07-02-06: BPI -
Building Performance Institute Inc.
Headquartered in the Saratoga
Technology + Energy Park (STEP) in Malta, New York, BPI is now
supported by organizations around the globe. BPI was originally
conceived in 1993 by a group of building tradesman, product
manufacturers, and a number of public program professionals whose
vision was to create a resource for independent, third-party
verification of worker skills in the weatherization industry and
building trades. In 1996, the first certifications were issued for
weatherization auditors and installation personnel. Since that time,
BPI has expanded its capabilities to serve not only the
weatherization industry, but also the growing building performance
contracting industry from both a residential and multifamily
Home Performance with ENERGY STAR : ENERGY STAR
home, rooms that are too hot or too cold, and high energy bills are all
common issues for homeowners. Installing a new heating or air conditioning
system, buying replacement windows, or adding more insulation may fix part
of the problem. But the way to better results is through an integrated
"whole-house" approach that looks at your house as a system.
Home Performance with ENERGY STAR, a national program from the U.S. EPA
and U.S. DOE, offers a comprehensive, whole-house approach to improving
energy efficiency and comfort at home, while helping to protect the
Incentives Assistance Project (TIAP), sponsored by a coalition of
public interest nonprofit groups, government agencies, and other
organizations in the energy efficiency field, is designed to give
consumers and businesses information they need to make use of the
federal income tax incentives for energy efficient products and
technologies passed by Congress as part of the Energy Policy Act of
Residential Energy Services, LLC
to-state-of-the-art diagnostic testing for your building. We pride ourselves
in the WYDE range of education and experience we have, therefore, providing
you the most accuracy in our researched results. Our standards are based on
quality, detail and education.
F. W. Horch Sustainable
Goods and Supplies
great place to shop! The owner is knowledgeable and helpful.
Environmentally Sound Products
Because our home,
the earth, is important to all of us, we offer you environmentally friendly
products which help to eliminate chemical dependency. These products
help to protect the environment by using renewable, biodegradable
ingredients. They protect our "friends" as they are never tested on
animals nor do they contain animal ingredients.
SunriseGuide ~ Books ~ F.W. Horch Sustainable Goods and Supplies
part coupon book, the SunriseGuide is a resource for learning about,
supporting and living in a healthy and sustainable way in southern Maine.
128 colorful pages packed with tips, resources and more than $4,500 in
coupon value for natural and local products, outdoor living, home & garden,
transportation, arts & culture and more.
Changing the World One Gift at a Time
Network™ is made up of many individual groups across the globe. It's a
grassroots and entirely nonprofit movement of people who are giving (&
getting) stuff for free in their own towns. Each local group is moderated by
a local volunteer (them's good people). Membership is free. To sign up, find
your community by clicking on the region on the left. You may then go
directly to your local group by clicking on "Go To" or you may immediately
joining by clicking on "Join." It will generate an automatic e-mail which,
when sent, will sign you up for the local group and send you a response with
instructions on how it works. Can't find a group near you? You might want to
consider starting one (click on "Start a Group" for instructions). Have fun!
freecycletopshamme : FreecycleTopshamME
TopshamME Freecycle Network, where one person's trash is another's treasure!
FreecycleTopshamME serving Sagadahoc County, Brunswick and surrounding towns
in Maine. If you are nearby, please join us!
Connect with people who are throwing away items you want, or who want what
you have to throw away -- and have fun in the process! No item is too big or
too small; but since this is a FREEcycle list, all items must be 100% FREE.
Who can participate? Any individual, group or business. Simply join to post,
include your Zip Code in your reason for joining.
Freecycle...one simple idea that's changing the world one gift at a time.
The TopshamME Freecycle Network is modeled after the Tucson Freecycle
Network, the original Freecycle. Find out more about the VERY fast-growing
international movement at Freecycle.org
and spread the word!
07-3-2: Energyworks L.L.C.
- Renewable and Efficient Energy Systems
As fossil fuel
supplies dwindle and the health of our environment becomes a growing
concern, more Mainers will be looking towards alternatives to meet their
energy needs. Some will look to the sun, some will look to forests, and
others will use cleaner burning fossil fuels as efficiently as possible.
These trends will eventually force conventional trades people to learn about
alternatives like on-demand water heaters, grid-tied solar electricity,
solar hot water, wood boilers, and wall-hung gas boilers. These technologies
require knowledge and experience to properly install and service.
Energyworks already has 10 years of experience learning the nuances of
environmentally sensitive technology.
Our approach is that of a full service company offering design, sales,
installation and service. We don’t just sell equipment. We have a trained
staff of licensed and insured technicians who are experts in their fields.
Housing & Building Materials Exchange
Our Statement of
The Building Materials Exchange was launched in 1989 as a project of the
Cumberland County Affordable Housing Venture (CCAHV), the precursor to the
Maine Housing and Building Materials Exchange. CCAHV was created by United
Way of Greater Portland, the Cumberland County Commissioners, the Chamber of
Commerce of Greater Portland, and the Greater Portland Council of
Governments to advocate for and support the creation and retention of
affordable housing in Cumberland County. The Maine Housing and Building
Materials Exchange (BME) is a 501 c 3 nonprofit organization.
Building Supply researches and supplies the best, most effective heating
systems and insulation products available. They are dedicated to providing
information about alternatives to traditional methods of heating and
insulation and supplying products that meet our environmental standards.
Their innovative technologies include all-natural insulation products and
heating systems that are safe and that employ sustainable practices. Their
goal is to provide the most efficient, healthy and economical products for
both commercial and residential applications.
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design
What is LEED®?
The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building
Rating System™ is the nationally accepted benchmark for the design,
construction, and operation of high performance green buildings. LEED gives
building owners and operators the tools they need to have an immediate and
measurable impact on their buildings’ performance. LEED promotes a
whole-building approach to sustainability by recognizing performance in five
key areas of human and environmental health: sustainable site development,
water savings, energy efficiency, materials selection, and indoor
07-3-2: Skystream 3.7
Environmentally Responsible Gardening Products that Work – GardensAlive.com
Organic; Link/coupon for $20 off a $40 or more order at Garden's Alive
The Imus Ranch Foods