Next passivhausMAINE site walk: December 10th 3:00pm

3:00 11 Rt 1, Cumberland-Friends School of Portland

3:45 Corner of Johnson Rd and Rt 1, Falmouth-Viridescent House

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Join us on #passivhausalley – RT1, on the Cumberland/Falmouth line to see the progress on Friends School of Portland, Maine’s first passive house school and largest passive house project and Viridescent House, TideSmart’s passive house plus building (Energy Positive!)

Drinks and chat at Foreside Tavern after (around 4:30).



Maine’s passive house resource

PassivhausMAINE is committed to decreasing carbon emissions, decreasing dependency on fossil fuels and decreasing costs for winter heating across the economic strata in Maine

Passive House represents the ultimate answer to energy conservation in buildings by eliminating up to 90% of required energy use. 

Maine has an economic and environmental climate ideally suited to showcase the strengths of this building strategy characterized by drastically reduced heating costs through the use of super insulation, airtight construction and mechanized ventilation


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