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Preserving Historic Buildings Through LEED Green Building Strategies

As those who work in the field know, old buildings can also be sustainable buildings. A LEED green building certification is often associated with modern new office towers, but in fact, some of our oldest structures benefit the most from sustainability upgrades. Increasing energy efficiency and...

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

​Table of Contents 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 ...

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Summer 2007 Forum Journal: Viewpoints

​Table of Contents 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...

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Spring 2009 Forum Journal: Positioning Preservation in a Green World

T able of Contents • 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...

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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...

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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...

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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 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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