Historic Preservation

Standards for Historic Preservation

Standards for Historic Preservation

Work on historic properties must adhere to the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for Historic Preservation.  The Secretary of the Interior's Standards ...

STEM in the Historic Dumbarton House

There is always something new to learn about preservation and conservation techniques. I was reminded of this when my family visited the STEM in the ...

Greening Existing Buildings

Greening Existing Buildings features proven technologies and operating methods, and shows building owners and facility managers how to green buildings in a ...

Green Restorations: Sustainable Building and Historic Homes

In a readily accessible room-by-room and system-by-system format, Green Restorations covers rehabilitation and remodeling questions applicable to old homes, focusing on the core techniques ...

#AskEncoreSD: What is Sustainable Design?

In this #AskEncoreSD, we answer the question: What is Sustainable Design ?  Take a peek at this one minute video to get ...
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Why Old Places Matter: How Historic Places Affect Our Identity and Well-Being

Why Old Places Matter reveals the fundamentally important yet under-recognized role old places play in our lives. While many people feel a ...

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