Hidden Treasures, Maine Home + Design

This article originally appeared in the August 2018 issue of Maine Home + Design Magazine. By: Katy Kelleher | Photography: Irvin Serrano A light-filled and energy-efficient home custom built to display art from all over the globe You can’t see Martin Kremer’s studio from the road. You enter the driveway, which curves and swoops through…

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Early Adopter

Peter Taggart was championing high-performance homes long before it was hip. Today he’s a leader in Maine’s green building movement. Long before disruptor became a buzzword and businesses began singing the praises of “out of the box” thinking, Peter Taggart was, to use another cliché, marching to the beat of his own drum. For over 28 years,…

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SunriseGuide Stewards of Sustainability

To celebrate 10th anniversary of the SunriseGuide, we wanted to shine a light on Mainers who are creating real change in their communities. Their efforts have resulted in significant advances in the areas of sustainability, environmental health and wellness in Maine over the past ten years. These champions work tirelessly—often under the radar—improving access to…

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Sustainable Effort

Peter Taggart is no newcomer to green custom building. This may be the moment that Peter Taggart has waited for. Committed to sustainable building practices since long before green became everyone’s new favorite color, the Freeport, Maine, builder toiled for years in relative obscurity. Since founding Taggart Construction in the early 1990s, he has refined…

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