The crew at The Breathable Home

The Breathable Home team has more than 25 years of combined experience in all aspects of residential construction and restoration. Owner Bo Jespersen has been building and remodeling homes since 1997, and has specialized in finish carpentry and restoration of old homes from foundation to finish. Our expertise is in project design, communication with clients, honest pricing, and quality workmanship.

Owner of Breathable Home, Bo, talking to a customer about energy upgrades for their home

Our Goals

We are driven by the requests from homeowners to address the current energy crisis and the strain on the working family. With our tools and desire, we can start by changing the energy usage in your home as well as the overall efficiency of the structure. Our goal is to match your budget with the most effective, safe, sustainable and efficient energy upgrades you can afford. Our reputation is based on honesty, integrity, education and communication. We love what we do and we do it proudly!

Truck of the breathable home unloading cellulose insulation

Memberships and Affiliations

The Breathable Home is active in various energy and building organizations in Maine, regionally, and nationally, including the Maine Association of Building and Energy Professionals (MABEP), Maine Indoor Air QualityCentral Maine Apartment Owners Association, and the nationally recognized Buildings Professionals Institute (BPI). Bo successfully completed the BPI Building Analyst 1 exam. In addition, several members of the team have completed the Maine Home Performance Weatherization Course, and the Weatherization Technicians course through Maine State Housing. The Breathable Home is a certified installer of National Fiber cellulose, Bayseal spray foam insulationLifebreath ventilation systems, Fujitsu heat pumps and a certified installer of TPR2 Thermal Barrier Paint.

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Testimonials

Phoebe C, Waterville

Bo, Thanks for your note. Nice to know you're thinking of me. I am very satisfied with everything you did. My oil consumption is down from the previous year, but I have not yet figured exactly what the numbers are. I will let you know. No water in my basement during the rain these past couple of days. Hopefully that will hold up during a heavy downpour. Stay well and enjoy these warming temperatures.