Tag: Maine

Solar-powered home in Maine stays warm with passive design

As one of the most beautiful states in the country, Maine offers an infinite number of advantages. But the state’s notoriously frigid winters often leave new residents desperate to find some respite from the long, cold months. After spending a few years in a drafty home where she and her family lived in multiple layers of clothing, author Jessica Kerwin Jenkins and her husband decided to build their own energy-efficient home. The result is an incredible barn-inspired structure that uses solar power and multiple passive features to keep the stunning interior living spaces warm and cozy throughout the year.

barn-like home with jet-black exterior cladding

Once they set out to build a new home, the couple researched passive house concepts that would suit their family’s needs, which included a comfortable living space where they wouldn’t have to dress in 10 layers of warm clothing for six months out of the year. With the help of a

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Maine Event Design and Decor is an event design company specializing in lighting and fabric designs based out of Brunswick, ME. We join forces with you to custom create your unique style and vision. Whether you are looking for barn style rustic, white elegance, industrial chic or classic ballroom decor, Maine Event takes event design off your shoulders but not out of your hands.

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