Home energy-efficiency Resources:

  • Penquis Weatherization program helps low-income homeowners and renters reduce energy costs by improving home energy efficiency in Penobscot, Piscataquis, and Knox counties .
  • Efficiency Maine is the independent administrator for energy efficiency programs in Maine, with a mission to lower the cost and environmental impacts of energy in Maine by promoting cost-effective energy efficiency and alternative energy systems.
  • LIHEAP is the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program. It provides money to low income homeowners and renters to help pay heating costs.
  • Osher Environmental Systems is an Orono-based energy efficiency company that provides energy efficiency inspections and services in weatherization, insulation, air sealing, historic building renovation, heating system replacement or installation, electrical upgrades, and wet basement mitigation.
  • Penobscot Home Performance is a Bucksport, ME company focused on assessing, explaining and completing projects that dramatically improve the comfort and energy performance of homes and commercial spaces.

Renewable energy companies:

  • ReVision Energy is a full service renewable energy contracting company that provides engineering, design, installation and equipment services for homes and commercial buildings.
  • Maine Solar Solutions will help you lower your utility costs by designing and installing cost-efficient solar electric and battery backup systems for your home or business.
  • Sundog Solar is a family-owned solar installation company dedicated to making solar energy affordable for Maine homes, businesses, and towns.
  • Maine Solar Installers directory of solar installers throughout Maine.

Green Utilities:

  • Maine Green Power offers residential and commercial customers the option to purchase Maine-made renewable energy to reduce their environmental impact from electricity use and meet their sustainability goals.

Electronics and Appliances Recycling:

  • Best Buy offers an electronics and appliances Trade-In and Recycling program to help reduce e-waste. This program is available at each retail location.
  •  Dell Reconnect is a partnership with Goodwill® that provides free and responsible computer recycling − of any brand and in any condition − at over 2,000 Goodwill locations throughout the United States.

Office of Sustainability
312-314 Corbett Hall
Orono, Maine 04469-5774
Tel: 207.581.1571