Green Construction Portland ME

Local resource for green construction in Portland, ME. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to green home design, natural construction materials, green home flooring, energy efficienct appliances, green roofing, and green building renovation, as well as advice and content on green home makeovers.

Pleasant Valley Modular Homes, Inc.
(570) 345-8600
Portland, ME
Specialty
Modular Home Plant, Manufactured Homes

New Home Construction Corp.
(207) 878-7770
Portland, ME
Specialty
Site-Built Homes

BBI Construction Services, Inc.
(207) 729-0100
Portland, ME
Specialty
Site-Built Homes

Collin Homes, Inc.
(207) 499-2544
Portland, ME
Specialty
Site-Built Homes

Kasprzak Builders
(207) 247-5482
Portland, ME
Specialty
Site-Built Homes

Roe G Cole Custom Design and Construction
(207) 439-9649
Portland, ME
Specialty
Site-Built Homes

Stultz Building, Inc.
(207) 432-8881
Portland, ME
Specialty
Site-Built Homes, Owner/Builder

Terrapin Green
(207) 590-7850
Portland, ME
Specialty
Developer

Lord Property Management, LLC
(207) 729-9912
Portland, ME
Specialty
Site-Built Homes

State Manufactured Homes
(207) 883-2512
Portland, ME
Specialty
Manufactured Homes

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It’s a team sportto save the planet,our moneyand our health
    Green homes incorporate technology, smart design, construction, and maintenance elements to greatly reduce the negative impact of the home on the environment. This is often done through increasing energy efficiency, conserving water, recycling products, using sustainable products and improving indoor air quality.

    Green homes use less energy, water and natural resources than typical homes... They create less waste and are healthier for those living inside of them.

    Building materials often come from sustainable resources and the homes are built to minimize the impact on the surrounding environment. According to the U.S. Building Council, green homes not only save the owner operating costs, but also benefit owners by reducing waste, conserving natural resources, improving air and water quality, minimizing the strain on local infrastructure and contribute to an overall better quality of life.

    More and more builders are building green homes, but existing homes can also be converted into green homes. Green makeovers can happen all at once or through gradual changes.

    According to the 2006 McGraw–Hill Construction Residential Green Building SmartMarket Report, by 2010, Green homes are expected to make up more than 10% of new home construction.

    Many local and state governments, utility companies and other companies offer rebates, tax breaks and ...

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