Congresswoman Chellie Pingree

Representing the 1st District of Maine

Energy Efficiency Resources

My office has held several workshops to share tips and resources for weatherizing your home and saving money on your energy bill. I wanted to share these resources with you, even if you didn't make it to one of the events.

No-cost and low-cost energy-saving tips » From Bill Najpauer, Certified Energy Auditor.

If you would like to be notified when we hold our next energy workshop, please email me or call (207) 774-5019.

U.S. Department of Energy 1-202-586-5000

The Department of Energy has a very useful webpage where consumers can find information about:

U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development

1-800-352-8963 Ext. 161

Grant and loan program for income-eligible homeowners to update or buy new heating systems, replace drafty windows, and purchase insulation.

Efficiency Maine 1-866-376-2463

Here you'll find a warehouse of incentives, rebates and programs offered by the state to help home and business owners conserve energy and save money.

Maine State Housing (800) 452-4668

Find information on a range of state energy-efficient resources, including:

  • A list of state-certified energy auditors and weatherization technicians.
  • Grants to help low-income homeowners and renters pay for weatherization work and central heating systems.
  • The LIHEAP Heating and energy-improvement assistance program.

Local Resources