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Efficiency Maine Rebates and Home Loans

Efficiency Maine is the independent administrator for energy efficiency programs in Maine. Efficiency Maine’s mission is to lower the cost and environmental impacts of energy in Maine by promoting cost-effective energy efficiency and alternative energy systems. Efficiency Maine does this primarily by delivering rebates on the purchase

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What are the Five Best Smart Thermostats?

Lifehacker recently put a call out to their readers to share their experiences using smart thermostats, and asked them to rank and review their favorites.  Which ones prevail and which ones fail?  Let’s find out: The clear winner for Lifehacker readers is the Nest Thermostat.  Sure, there

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Heat Pumps 101: 8 of The Most Common Questions About Heat Pumps Explained

Heat pumps are awesome – everyone says that right?  But they’re also kind of… magical?  Not really, of course.  But the technology that drives heat pumps is mysterious unless you’re an expert in physics AND heating and cooling.  And most literature on the Internet either wants you

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Wood Pellet Boilers

Wood Pellet Boilers

A highly efficient wood pellet boiler is a comprehensive heating solution for your home that can completely replace your oil boiler. Wood pellet boilers use your home’s central heating infrastructure and have a proven track record of cutting heating fuel costs by 30 to 60% and your

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Kedel Wood Pellet Boilers

A Kedel Wood Pellet Boiler is the comprehensive solution that can completely replace your current fossil fuel heating system. Kedel boilers are fully automated wood pellet boilers that use your home’s central heating system and have a proven track record of cutting heating fuel costs by 40-60%

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Hybrid Electric Heat Pump Water Heaters

Hybrid Electric Heat Pump Water Heaters

Each person in the average Maine household uses 20 to 35 gallons of hot water per day, and many households rely on their home’s boiler to heat their hot water for them. While this set up may make sense during the winter months when your boiler is

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GeoSpring Hybrid Electric Water Heater

Warm up to lower energy bills! The GE GeoSpring Pro Hybrid Water Heater is one of America’s most efficient domestic hot water heaters, using 67% less energy and saving $370 to $490 per year on utility bills in a typical household of three to four people. The

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AO Smith Voltex Hybrid Electric Heat Pump Water Heater

The Voltex® hybrid electric heat pump water heater more than lives up to its impressive reputation. The 50, 60 and 80-gallon models use heat pump technology, which means more energy stored, resulting in increased savings. And the user-friendly display is simple to operate and provides easy-to-understand feedback

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Heat Pump Water Heater Rebate from Efficiency Maine

Efficiency Maine offers a rebate of $300 for qualifying hybrid electric heat pump water heaters.  True North offers only heat pump water heaters that qualify for this rebate.   Read on for an overview of the heat pump water heater rebate, how to apply for it and what

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Wood Pellet Boiler Rebate from Efficiency Maine

Efficiency Maine offers a rebate of 1/3 of the total project cost up to $5,000 for ultra-low greenhouse gas emitting automated wood pellet boiler systems, like the Kedel wood pellet boiler from Denmark.  Read on for an overview of the wood pellet boiler rebate, how to apply

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Air Source Mini Split Heat Pumps

Air Source Mini Split Heat Pumps

If you’ve never considered electric heat, now is the time; heat pumps are more efficient than ever and will eliminate or significantly decrease the amount of heating fuel you use to heat your home or business. Heat Pumps (also called “ductless heat pumps, ” “mini splits” or

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Mitsubishi Heat Pumps

Mitsubishi Heat Pumps offer a state of the art ductless home heating and cooling system solution that can handle a wide range of needs, from small one-room spaces to large multi-room homes, retail spaces or community buildings such as churches or fraternal halls. Watch the video below

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Fujitsu Heat Pumps

As much as half of the energy used in your home goes to heating and cooling. So making smart decisions about a home’s HVAC system can have a big effect on utility bills — and comfort.  Fujitsu High SEER Halcyon heat pumps are currently the world’s most

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Heat Pump Rebate from Efficiency Maine

Efficiency Maine offers a rebate of $500 for qualifying air source mini split ductless heat pumps.  True North offers many models of heat pumps that qualify for this rebate from Mitsubishi and Fujitsu.  The $500 rebate is a one-time incentive that applies to the complete project, and

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