5. Additional Historic Preservation Resources: In Other places

5. Additional Historic Preservation Resources: In Other places

 5. Additional Historic Preservation Resources: In Other places

The Municipal Art Society of New York Green Rowhouse Manual. This document, completed in October 2012, was designed to help home owners improve the energy efficiency of historic rowhouses in New York without impacting their character. Though written for New York rowhouses, it has a wealth of information that is applicable to many historic preservation projects. It covers 14 topics in detail such as walls & roofs, windows & doors, heating & cooling, lighting & electrical, plumbing & water efficiency and more.

National Park Service How to Preserve Briefs This link provides guidance on preserving, rehabilitating, and restoring historic buildings. It covers 47 topics in detail such as wooden windows, roofing, repointing mortar joints, dangers of abrasive cleaning, exterior paint problems, use of substitute materials and more.

National Park Service Technical Preservation Services

Kansas Historical Society – Window Repair Videos This link provides excellent guidance on preserving, rehabilitating and restoring wooden windows rather than replacing them with new vinyl, metal or clad windows.

Window Sashes – A guide for fitting wood combination storm sashes.

RENOVATE RIGHT – The lead-safe certified guide published by the EPA

Finding Contractors for Your Historic Home – Renovating your historic home can be a significant undertaking depending on the scope of the project and the condition of the property — and selecting the proper contractor and architect is crucial to your project’s overall success.

Seven ways to NOT “remuddle” a historic home – By Marni Jameson Special to The Denver Post May 17, 2014

Chicago Bungalow Landscaping – A great section on Landscaping that’s relevant to the Old North End.

Key Presentation made by noted author and speaker Donovan D. Rypkema

Baker Neighborhood Energy Efficiency Workshop in Denver 11-15-2016 Want to lower energy bills and feel more comfortable in your older home this winter? Learn what you can do to improve your home’s performance. Presentations by Denver Historic Planner, Brittany Bryant and Denver Energy Challenge Advisor, Reid Beauchamp. Simple Do’s and Do Not’s Flyer and Slide Presentation.

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