17 Nov '11, 9am

This week's blog post on Historic Preservation and Green Remodeling:

At a recent round-table meeting on sustainable historic preservation, I was struck by how much alignment there is between preservation and green renovation. Now, green renovation is a wide and diverse field, and some of the deep energy retrofit people probably don’t have the same opinion on sustainable preservation standards as I do, but disagreements just help to keep things interesting and further the conversation. I certainly have my issues with historic commissions. In fact, my local group managed to cause enough delays in approval of a new house for myself that I have put the whole project on hold until the economy picks up. The Secretary of the Interior’s rehab standards Following the discussion, I located a document that the speakers referred us to The Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for Rehabilitation and Illustrated Guidelines on Sustainability for Rehabilit...

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