A Whole House Approach
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. We offer affordable one-hour energy consultations...Learn more
Combined with high-performance insulation, air sealing provides a powerful combination to boosting your home’s efficiency and comfort! The enclosure of your home or building is like the material...Learn more
Retrofits refer to a home or building that needs to reduce heating and hot water usage by a minimum of 50%. It usually involves insulation in all the walls, basement, attic and sometimes basement...Learn more
Spray foam is a great product that we use from time to time. Its ability to air seal and insulate makes it a great tool for difficult to seal spaces like stone basements and crawlspaces. It also...Learn more
Heat pumps, also known as ductless mini-splits, are gaining in popularity in Maine – and for good reason! They work by extracting heat from the outside air and delivering it throughout your home....Learn more
Energy-Efficiency Cash Rebates
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 $3,000 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.