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Today we retrofitted our old Victorian mansion at 33 Bennoch Road to be more energy efficient. We started by replacing all of the incandescent and compact fluorescent bulbs in the building with highly efficient 5 watt LED bulbs. This reduced our maximum energy consumption for lighting from 1283 watts/hour to...
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Today we implemented some quick and easy energy efficiencies at our 46 Island Avenue property. We started by replacing all of the incandescent and compact fluorescent bulbs in the building with highly efficient 5 watt LED bulbs. This reduced our maximum energy consumption for lighting from 430 watts/hour to 177...
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Cryptic House has just closed on another rental property, 46 Island Avenue in Orono. It was built in 1840 and the structure of the building is in excellent shape, althought the exterior needs some work. We bought this great little duplex really cheap, and since all the units are already...
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This week we took another small step forward in our goal to improve the energy efficiency of our new 44-46 Main Street property. We replaced all of the incandescent and compact fluorescent bulbs in the exterior stairwells and upstairs apartment with highly efficient 5 watt LED bulbs. This reduced our...
LED Energy Efficiency
This week we took the first step towards improving the energy efficiency of our new 44-46 Main Street property. We replaced all of the incandescent and compact fluorescent bulbs in the basement common areas and ground floor apartment with highly efficient 5 watt LED bulbs. This reduced our maximum energy...
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This is a big day for Cryptic House. We've closed on our first commercial property, 44-46 Main Street in Orono. It's a late 19th century structure, built from huge wooden beams and a massively thick foundation. This diamond in the rough has housed dozens of families and innumerable businesses over...