Here at Preservation Maryland we know that historic preservation can be a part of a larger world of reuse and revitalization, and we know that these projects are occurring all over the world. That’s why we brought in Storm Cunningham, an author, speaker, consultant, and thinker whose ideas have been put into practice all across the globe about his perspective on revitalization.
From power lines to old wood floors, there are a lot of challenges to overcome if you want to move a historic building. Fortunately for us, Jeremy Bradham, of Capitol Area Preservation in Raleigh, North Carolina, is able to explain how to overcome those challenges on this episode of PreserveCast.
This episode of PreserveCast features Scott Sidler of The Craftsmans Blog and Austin Home Restorations in Orlando, Florida, to discuss a range of topics, including Scott’s tips on restoring historic windows in your own home, as well as the story of how a man who moved to Orlando Florida to work for the mouse came to run one of the most successful historic home restoration and preservation websites.
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.