Efficiency Maine Extends Bonus for Home Energy Improvements 

Homeowners who weatherize their homes can still sign up for a $1,000 summer bonus.Officials at Efficiency Maine have extended the offer, which originally had to be completed by August 31st.The bonus means homeowners may qualify for up to $5,500 in combined cash incentives and federal tax credits.Customers may sign up online at by August 31st. An energy audit must be performed by September 30th, and the work needs to be completed by December 31st to be eligible.