What do you do with a drafty attic? A window? The whole house? Ed Minch and Thom Marston are here with us today to talk about one approach to making homes more energy efficient and their work at the nation’s first energy audit company, Energy Services Group. Stick around and learn about Ed’s PHD approach, what Thom thinks you should do about that old attic, and what retrofitting can mean in terms of historic preservation.
Ever visit a historic site and wish that you could see just a little bit more of what things were really like? Thanks to the work of Greg Werkheiser and his partners at ARtGlass, that will soon be possible. Listen as Nick and Greg discuss the future of augmented and virtual reality in historic preservation and heritage tourism, as well as Greg’s pioneering work as a cultural heritage lawyer.
Tolson’s Chapel was once a school, a church, and the center of a community. Now, thanks to the work of folks like our guest Edie Wallace – with support from Preservation Maryland – it may hopefully serves as a way to glimpse into the often overlooked second act of the story of the Civil War and the emancipation of slavery.
Who do you look to when you need historic places, vehicles and more documented on a national level? Well, the National Parks are at your Service! In this episode we speak with Catherine Lavoie of the Historic American Building Survey and Dana Lockett from the Historic American Engineering Record.