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Shining a Light on LEDs:  Light Bulb Cost Showdown

Shining a Light on LEDs:  Light Bulb Cost Showdown

This is the second of a 3-part series of blogs written by AmeriCorps Member Phoebe Little, who, along with Grace Sherman, is working with GrowSmart Maine to bring our Energy Efficiency Community Campaign to Biddeford and Windham. We know that energy efficiency and...

Shining a Light on LEDs:  Light Bulb Cost Showdown

Shining a Light on LEDs: Types of Bulbs

This is the first of a 3-part series of blogs written by AmeriCorps Member Phoebe Little, who, along with Grace Sherman, is working with GrowSmart Maine to bring our Energy Efficiency Community Campaign to Biddeford and Windham. We know that energy efficiency and...

4th Annual Maine Smart Growth Award Nominations Open

4th Annual Maine Smart Growth Award Nominations Open

Monday, June 28, 2021 From: GrowSmart Maine, www.growsmartmaine.org Contact: Nancy Smith, Executive Director nsmith@growsmartmaine.org Web Link FMI: http://bit.ly/MESmartGrowthAwards   Press Release GrowSmart Maine Seeks Nominations for the 4th Annual Maine Smart...

Housing Choices: A Key Part of Maine’s Future

Housing Choices: A Key Part of Maine’s Future

Housing Choices: A Key Part of Maine’s Future Jeff Levine, GrowSmart Maine board member Housing is not always seen as part of a state’s economic competitiveness. However, providing a safe place for workers to come home to is as important as providing them with good...

How Will COVID Reshape Maine Communities?

How Will COVID Reshape Maine Communities?

How Will COVID Reshape Maine Communities? Ben Smith, AICP North Star Planning & GrowSmart Maine Board Chair COVID has pushed Maine’s already super-heated real estate market up into overdrive. Going into 2020, the housing market in Southern Maine was already...