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Historical Building Preservation and Sustainability

Sustainability is about more than recycling and clean energy; solar panels on house on Holly Streetit is the concept of meeting present needs without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs. The three pillars of sustainability are: environmental, economic and social. Can your old building meet all three pillars? Try our short quiz and learn more.

Can preservation be sustainable? Test your knowledge.

The Secretary of Interior now has standards for sustainability.

Tap into the numerous resources, technical notes, guidelines and studies of the National Park Service and the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

Learn practical information for greening your home in an entertaining format.

Energy Incentive Programs

Windows and Efficiency

Solar Panel Resources

Economics and Historic Preservation

Environment and Historic Preservation