We Mainahs are famous for being do-it-your-self-ers, but when it comes to some things like surveying and lawyering and such, we know when to call on the experts.

Professional Services Blog Posts

The All-Important Backstage Crew: Professional Services

Engineers, site surveyors, architects, builders, attorneys and many other professionals play an essential role in making any sustainable energy system come together. Let's talk about what is needed and who can provide it.

An energy auditor performing a blower door test

An energy auditor performs a blower door test.

01/17/2012 - 10:07pm

What are the best financing models for your business? What are the most effective ways to finance technology development through the long lifecycle? How can you prevent promising technologies from withering on the vine?

12/14/2011 - 4:09pm

On December 7, 2011, The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) released the latest version of its building energy modeling software EnergyPlus, which calculates the energy required to heat, cool, ventilate, and light a building.

11/20/2011 - 3:25pm

On November 15, 2011, The Environmental and Energy Technology Council (E2Tech) and its partners held an event heralded as the launch of Maine's Clean Tech Corridor. While it was safe to witness this launch from a mere distance of 5 feet or so, the potential economic power of the Clean Tech Corridor may be formidable, indeed.

11/20/2011 - 2:54pm

Efficiency Maine is working in all sectors of Maine to improve energy efficiency, reduce costs, and strengthen our economy.

11/07/2011 - 5:11pm

On Novmber 3, 2011 Brunswick Landing and the E2Tech Council held an event to introduce the public to the clean energy redevelopment potential at Brunswick Landing and the vision for building the Brunswick Renewable Energy Center (BREC).

10/28/2011 - 2:08pm

On October 27, 2011, a coalition of organizations, businesses and individuals announced a new citizens initiative to increase clean energy in Maine in order to increase energy independence, create jobs, control energy costs and cut pollution. The coalition has established a new group, Maine Citizens for Clean Energy, which is beginning to gather signatures for the November 2012 ballot.

10/26/2011 - 12:51pm

Several years ago, the Southern Midcoast Maine Chamber of Commerce led out and created the “GoGreen Expo” to support the region’s emerging green and sustainability sectors.  This year, the Chamber will expand this popular event to include businesses from four "pillars", matched to Maine’s major emerging business sectors: Health & Wellness, Innovation &

10/21/2011 - 3:06pm

On November 15, 2001, you can learn about a new initiative to develop the Clean Tech Corridor, a collaborative effort to help develop clean technology companies within Maine and throughout the Northeast.

10/21/2011 - 2:07pm

Maine Businesses for Sustainability, a non-profit based in Portland, will host its annual conference on Friday November 4, at the Abromson Community Center at USM in Portland. Guest speakers will be Diane Rehm of National Public Radio and Gary Hirschberg of Stonyfield Yogurt.

10/21/2011 - 9:30am

The closing of the Brunswick Naval Air Station leaves behind over 3,000 acres of prime real estate with close to 2 million square feet of commercial and industrial space, a world class aviation complex, and 1,000 acres of open space.