Maine

The Traveling Timber Frame
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The Traveling Timber Frame

When timber framer R. A. Krouse travels to a country fair, he brings along a barn. More

Flood in a Passive House: Lessons Learned
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Flood in a Passive House: Lessons Learned

Passive House construction is air-tight. It’s also water-tight. So what happens if... More

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Maine Towns Struggle With Lead Paint Problem

Maine’s aging rental housing stock is loaded with lead — and getting rid of it won’t be easy. More

Prepping a Bathroom Floor for Tile
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Prepping a Bathroom Floor for Tile

A waterproof Schluter Ditra decoupling floor membrane, mortared to the subfloor... More

Air-Sealing Retrofit for a Chimney Chase
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Air-Sealing Retrofit for a Chimney Chase

While they have the roof open, a weatherizing crew takes advantage of easy access... More

Maine Waterfront Redevelopment Issue Could Go to Voters
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Maine Waterfront Redevelopment Issue Could Go to Voters

Portland, Maine political activists are pushing to have the fate of a waterfront... More

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Maine Lawmakers Struggle to Fix Energy Policy Typo

One word missing from a Maine law authorizing energy efficiency spending has led to a lengthy political snarl. More

A Maine Peninsula Gets Battery Backup
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A Maine Peninsula Gets Battery Backup

Boothbay, Maine, is the showcase for a new approach to meeting an occasional... More

Island Home Makeover: Eave Trim Details
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Island Home Makeover: Eave Trim Details

First came the major structural work, then the energy-efficient envelope details.... More

Rainscreen Shingle Siding for a Coastal Dormer
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Rainscreen Shingle Siding for a Coastal Dormer

Rainscreen fabric designed for masonry walls creates a generous air space behind... More

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