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Spring 2007 Forum Journal: Viewpoints: Engaging New Voices in Preservation

​Table of Content How Preservation Can Benefit from the Boomer Market by Valecia Crisafulli and Scott Gerloff Changing Culture: A New Way to Save Our Downtowns by Kyle Ezell How Demographics Shape the Future of the Preservation Field by Dan Holland I’m Over 100—Can I...

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Summer 2007 Forum Journal: Viewpoints

​Table of Content Introduction by Richard Moe Obey the Imperatives of Our Own Moment: A Call for Quality Contemporary Design in Historic Districts by de Teel Patterson Tiller “Differentiated” and “Compatible”: Four Strategies for Additions to Historic Settings by Steven W. Semes...

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Spring 2009 Forum Journal: Positioning Preservation in a Green World

T able of Content • Introduction by Emily Wadhams • Historic Preservation and Green Buildings: Finding Common Ground by Richard Moe • Positioning Preservation in the Center of the Green Area by Steve Tilly • The Secretary Standards and Leed: Where They Work Together and Where They...

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America Saves Case Studies

The America Saves case studies present detailed information about the process of organizing a targeted small business energy efficiency program in the following three communities: Fond du Lac, WI Middlesboro, KY Hyde Jackson Square, Boston, MA Each program’s structure and motivation...

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Q&A with Bourke Reeve, Southface (EarthCraft Sustainable Preservation)

The re-installation of the original hard wood floors which were removed and refurbished for an ECSP project. | Credit: Southface Originally Posted January 13, 2016 Connecting sustainability and historic preservation—understanding how old buildings contribute to sustainable cities...

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The Greenest Building: Quantifying the Environmental Value of Building Reuse

A report produced by the Preservation Green Lab of the National Trust for Historic Preservation provides the most comprehensive analysis to date of the potential environmental benefit of building reuse. This groundbreaking study, The Greenest Building: Quantifying the Environmental Value of...

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May 2014 Forum Focus: Putting the Older, Smaller, Better Report to Work for Historic Preservation

The National Trust’s Preservation Green Lab recently published a pioneering report, Older, Smaller, Better: Measuring how the character of buildings and blocks influences urban vitality . This 109-page report uses the vast amount of electronic data available to researchers today&mdash...

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May 2012 Forum Focus: Putting The Greenest Building Report to Work for Historic Preservation

In February 2012 the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s Preservation Green Lab released The Greenest Building: Quantifying the Environmental Value of Building Reuse . This report marks the first of its kind in the United States to compare the environmental consequences of reusing...

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The Greenest Building Is...One That Is Already Built

A page has turned. In decades hence, 2006 may well be regarded as the year when the national discussion about the future of our cities, perhaps our civilization, changed from a debate over whether human impacts on the environment are leading to potentially severe problems to one focused on what...


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How Changes to LEED will benefit Existing and Historic Buildings

Buildings are the largest contributor to the greenhouse gas emissions that cause global warming—and making buildings more energy efficient is one of the most immediate and measurable ways to address this growing concern. The advantages of “green buildings” are well documented:...