WindowDressers News

Welcome New Staff Member!

We are thrilled to announce that Desiree Price has recently joined the WindowDressers team as Program Manager for Maine and Eastern New Hampshire. Desiree moved to Maine in 2023 after 12 years in Memphis TN. Originally from the midwest, Desiree…

Strategic Plan for 2024 – 2029

The WindowDressers Board of Directors has released its recently-updated Strategic Plan for the next five years. If you are interested in the direction that WindowDressers is heading, please take a look! Strategic Plan WindowDressers – updated April 12, 2024

Spring Cleaning Time: Removing, Cleaning and Storing Your Inserts!

With warmer days and nights on the horizon, you might want to open your windows to let in the fresh air! That means it’s time to remove, clean and store your insulating window inserts. We want your inserts to last…

Zero Waste Tips for Community Builds

Become a Zero Waste Community Build! WindowDressers is working to warm homes, building community, and helping the environment. We can also lead by example at our Community Builds across Maine, Vermont, and New Hampshire. It is surprisingly easy to reduce…

WindowDressers Welcomes New Board Members

WindowDressers is pleased to welcome our newest board members Ashley Daigle, Julie Lehenbauer, Mary Ellen Eagan, Richard Hall, and Samuel Gilbert.   Ashley Daigle is a financial advisor with Casco Bay Wealth Advisors, where she focuses on sustainable and impact…

A Round of Applause for Terry Orr

We’d like to take this opportunity to acknowledge and thank Terry Orr for the many years he’s volunteered & cut struts with WindowDressers. This is his last year volunteering with WindowDressers and while we are deeply sad to see him…

Capital Area New Mainers Project & WindowDressers

WindowDressers partnered with the Capital Area New Mainers Project (CANMP) on the first Hallowell/Manchester Community Build. Hilary Neckles, co-Local Coordinator of the Build and CANMP volunteer wrote this piece about the partnership: WindowDressers was delighted to partner with the Capital…

All Roads Lead to Norwich, VT

All Roads Lead to Norwich The Starting Point for the Gear Cascade Each Thursday morning during the WindowDressers community build season (late September through mid November) our delivery professional, Zeke leaves his midcoast Maine home in a U-Haul rental truck…

WD Board Member and UMaine economist is developing a new resource to help tribal and underserved communities in Maine implement renewable energy

Sharon Klein, WindowDressers Board member and University of Maine researcher is working with Wabanaki and rural low-income communities to co-develop a new resource for helping them implement renewable energy and energy efficiency projects. “The Environmental Protection Agency awarded $1.13 million…

A Conversation with Cliff Babkirk – WindowDressers Super-Volunteer

We had the pleasure of speaking with Cliff Babkirk, the Local Coordinator for the Wells Community Build. He has been with the Wells team since 2017 and this year marks Well’s 7th Build since 2016. Since 2017 the Wells team…

Local Coordinators Experience – A Conversation with Kit Lane

WindowDressers had the pleasure of speaking with Kit Lane, the Local Coordinator for the Ellsworth Community Build. This year marks Ellsworth’s sixth Community Build since 2017 and Kit’s sixth year volunteering as the Local Coordinator. Including this year’s Build, the…

Local Coordinator Testimonial

WindowDressers had the pleasure of speaking with Nancy Detra, the Local Coordinator for the Guilford & Brattleboro Community Build. This will be Nancy’s third year volunteering with WindowDressers as a Local Coordinator. Nancy is a member of her local energy…