The Breathable Home offers expert, performance-based, full energy retrofits and energy audits. We work directly with homeowners, landlords and new construction contractors throughout Central Maine to cut energy bills, boost home comfort, and promote healthy indoor air.
From Portland to Skowhegan, and all of Central Maine, saving energy through energy upgrades is our primary service. We are experienced in all areas of home performance, from basic attic insulation projects to deep energy-efficiency renovations. Completing approximately 100 residential home energy upgrade projects per year, The Breathable Home was recently named as the Efficiency Maine's Participating Energy Advisor of the Year.
We’ll personally ensure the best results in terms of health, safety, comfort, building durability, and energy savings by overseeing each project from start to finish. Each job includes a Building Performance Institute certified energy audit in which we follow their standards every time.
Our energy efficiency projects are tailored to your budget, property, and goals. We encourage and welcome your questions and participation throughout the entire process.
During The Breathable Home energy audit, we pinpoint where your house is losing energy, driving up your utility bills, and reducing home comfort.LEARN MORE
Insulation works by keeping cold out during the winter months and heat out during the summer months, saving money throughout the year.
Combined with high-performance insulation, air sealing provides a powerful combination to boosting your home’s efficiency and comfort!LEARN MORE
Retrofits refer to a home or building that needs to reduce heating and hot water usage by a minimum of 50%.LEARN MORE
Heat pumps offer relief from high Maine winter heating bills.LEARN MORE
We've developed a simple step-by step process to take you from the energy audit to final inspection of your energy efficiency upgrade project. Start now and receive up to $2,000 in cash incentive from Efficiency Maine and save 50% on your heat and hot water usage.
Efficiency Maine cash rebates are available for energy-efficiency home upgrades on a first come, first served basis, and ends when the project funding runs out. The Breathable Home is an Efficiency Maine-registered vendor and an award-winning Efficiency Maine Qualified Partner.LEARN MORE