Did You Know?

Did you know that  a study published in 2011 by the Center for Resource Conservation showed retrofitted historic windows outperform new vinyl windows in terms of energy efficiency and economy?

historic windows

“Removing old windows is like stripping patina from antique wood.” Via Offay Design Studio (click the photo to jump through)

Be sure to check out the link for specifics about the eleven different preservation treatment options that were investigated!

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6 comments

  1. Nika

    I am in the middle of a renovation and I am keeping the historic windows. Glad to have an affirmation that I am doing the right thing.

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