Freeport, ME.

Designer: Taggart Construction

In 1998, the Environmental Building Center was built by Taggart Construction to demonstrate materials used in energy efficient, environment friendly and occupant healthy construction. The EBC and Green Design Studio, added in 2007, serve both as offices and showrooms of sustainable building practices. Features include:

  • High performance building envelope
  • Passive and active solar heating
  • Environment friendly wood products such as bamboo, Plyboo, cork and Medex formaldehyde-free fiberboard made from recycled content
  • Low-VOC paints and finishes
  • Radiant slab foundation
  • Forest Stewardship Council certified sustainably harvested lumber and wood products