Preserve Austin Window Lecture Jan 2013

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Presentation given at Preservation Austin's Wood Window Restoration Workshop on January 29, 2013 by Meghan Kleon, LEED AP

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Preserve Austin Window Lecture Jan 2013

  1. 1. Preservaon  Ausn  WINDOW  RESTORATION  WORKSHOP  Tuesday,  January  29,  2013  
  2. 2. Photo:  Eding  Luke  
  3. 3. sustainable  design   historic  preservaon  
  4. 4. why  keep    wood    windows?  
  5. 5. historic  value  character-­‐defining  
  6. 6. durable  old  growth  wood  superior  quality  
  7. 7. repairable  job-­‐creaon  
  8. 8. cost-­‐effecve  
  9. 9. “Saving  Windows,  Saving  Money:  Evaluang  the  Energy  Performance  of  Window  Retrofit  and  Replacement,”    Naonal  Trust  for  Historic  Preservaon  
  10. 10. saves  energy  Photo:  Eding  Luke  
  11. 11. { Life  Cycle   raw  material  extracon   transportaon  Assessment   manufacturing/producon   use  of  a  Building recycling  or  disposal  
  12. 12. “Saving  Windows,  Saving  Money:  Evaluang  the  Energy  Performance  of  Window  Retrofit  and  Replacement,”    Naonal  Trust  for  Historic  Preservaon  
  13. 13. wide  roof  overhangs  awnings  shuers  blinds,  shades  
  14. 14. window  selecon   •  durable     { sustainable  design   •  locally  available     •  salvaged     historic  preserva3on   •  longevity     •  regionally  appropriate   •  in-­‐kind  replacement    From   Structural  Materials  in  Historic  Restoraon:  Environmental  Issues  and  Greener  Strategies,   APT  Bulle)n  36:  4,  2005  
  15. 15. the     windows     Where  to  start?   aren’t     the     problem  Photo:  Eding  Luke  
  16. 16. where  air  escapes  from  a  typical  house    Based  on  data  from  Energy  Savers,  U.S.  Department  of  Energy    Illustraon:  Blank  Space  LLC  
  17. 17. current  energy  use   paerns   insulaon  levels   air  leakage     mechanical  systems     priorize  energy   efficiency  measures  Blower  door  test  during  a  home  energy  audit  Photo:  Hammer  and  Hand,  Portland  
  18. 18. Eli  Whitney  House,  Conneccut  Trust  for  Historic  Preservaon  Headquarters,  prior  to  energy  retrofit  Photo:  Green  Star  Building  Performance  Contractors  
  19. 19. reduce  air  leakage    
  20. 20. agc  insulaon,  radiant  barrier  insulate  crawlspaces  seal  and  insulate  ducts  and  pipes  weatherstripping  add  appropriate  awnings,  shading  devices  
  21. 21. restore,    don’t  replace.  

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