A look at the demand for passive houses in Maine and an overview of some of the builders and construction companies in the state that are making passive and high performance buildings, including Chris Corson's Ecocor, Black Brothers Builders, Belfast-based OPAL, and Emerald Builders. Today, there is a greater understanding of the importance of energy efficient buildings, with much of the demand coming from customers seeking lower energy costs and lower carbon emissions. Includes sidebar that explains some features of energy-saving construction and another sidebar with definitions of common terms.
Architecture and energy conservation, Sustainable buildings--Design and construction
Schreiber, Laurie, "High-Performance Housing" (2019). Maine News Index – MaineBiz. 7634.