Peter Taggart is the owner/president of Taggart Construction, Taggart Realty and Freeport Woodworking. In 1994, Peter listed his goals for the company, “to become a premier builder, renovator and creator of healthy built environments” and “to develop, practice and promote sustainable methods of building design and construction.” After 14 years leading Taggart Construction and 30+ years in general contracting, architectural woodworking and historic restoration, these goals remain the same.
Continually giving his time and sharing his expertise, Peter has been a member and leader of these organizations:
Peter Taggart works with dedication and integrity creating healthy buildings, and promoting high performance, energy efficiency and sustainability. According to architect, Lynn Shaffer of Cape Elizabeth, Maine, Peter is “the go-to person for sustainable design. He’s a leader; he’s a person we turn to with our questions.”
Claire Betze, P.E. is the senior project manager at Taggart Construction. From developing and managing the scope, schedule and budget for custom built homes, renovations and restorations to effectively communicating with homeowners, subcontractors, suppliers and regulatory officials, Claire has the experience and background to handle any project. She will lead the team that will build your home, listening and responding to your requests and questions all along the way. Her steady, reassuring manner creates an atmosphere where everyone wants to do their best.
As a Civil Engineer and graduate of the North Bennet School, one of the nation's premier preservation carpentry programs, Claire has the engineering knowledge and carpentry skills that make her a valuable asset to any construction team.
While managing a current project, one client emailed, "I've been meaning to mention that we feel Claire has been a stellar Project Manager. She has shown unending patience and professionalism in handling the many details of our project(s)."