is greener than building a new building.
Reuse, Reinvest, Retrofit, Respect!
energy-the retention and reuse of older and historic
buildings preserves the materials, energy, and human
capital already expended in their construction.
of landfill materials-the retention and reuse of
historic structures keeps millions of tons of used
construction materials out of landfills.
retention and reuse of older and historic buildings uses
these resources to their fullest and makes use of the
paid for by public dollars.
the links below for more information on Sustainability and
about Preservation and Sustainability, Why Our Existing
for Older and Historic Buildings.
Green Home Tips
and Green Building: A Lasting Relationship
- Environmental Building News January 2007
the WBDG Historic Preservation Subcommittee | August 25,
Design and Historic Preservation
Sharon C. Park | 1998
A Cautionary Tale Amid
our green-building boom, why neglecting the old in favor of
the new just might cost us dearly.
By Wayne Curtis | From Preservation | January/February
Allies: Preservation and Sustainable Development?
Urban Land June 2008
US Green Building Council - Green Building Research
Articles/Links on Green Building/Preservation:
Preservation Projects Can Be Green
Cobb Building renovation pencils out despite complexities
By Michael S. Wishkoski GGLO | Seattle DJC Newspaper |
March, 30, 2006
Reliable Plaza – Greenest Building in Downtown
Changes to LEED™ Will Benefit Existing and Historic
By Barbara A. Campagna, AIA, LEED AP
Green," by Charles L. Rosenblum, Preservation
Magazine, National Trust for Historic Preservation, Vol.
58, No. 5, September-October, 2006.
Green At Home How
does a preservation-minded architect make his own house
greener?Carefully… very carefully.
By James Schwartz | From Preservation | March/April
The Greening of the Empire State Building
By Margaret Foster | Online Only
| Apr. 14, 2009
Home, Again Chicago's
bungalows, long neglected, are going green—and enjoying a
By Eric Wills | From Preservation | January/February
business to be green
green roof paying dividends for store, community
Debbie Lively | Austin Weekly News | July 25, 2007
OUC help energy-wasting homes.
10. Green Buildings
and the Bottom Line *Large File*
‘New Reality’ of Green Building
Design+Construction | November 2006
conscious tenants want green buildings
it comes to commercial construction these days, find out
what’s in and what’s out.
By Jerry W. Jackson | Orlando Sentinel | November 5, 2007
12. Preservation and
Sustainability: The Greenest Building is the One Already
Kim K. Del Rance, LEED AP | AIA | Spring 2007
NCSHPO Annual Meeting Squaretable Discussion on LEED
By Wayne Donaldson, the California SHPO and Kak Slick, the
New Mexico SHPO
14. City shows off
Connection – Sustainable Design and Historic Preservation
Currency, and Memory: Sustaining the Value of Historic
by the AIA Historic Resources Committee with the Committee
on the Environment | November 17-19, 2006 | University of
Synergies of Green Building and Historic Preservation
Proponents of these two highly dedicated and concerned movements are
finding ways to work together to advance their many shared
Nancy B. Solomon, AIA | GreenSource
Green Local Governments
Setting the Standard for Cities and
Counties Version 3.0
Florida Green Building
Coalition | 2009
Hall Annex: Melding Sustainable Design and Historic
Development Department, City of Cambridge, Massachusetts
Stewardship: Historic Preservation’s Essential Role in
Fighting Climate Change
By Richard Moe | December 13, 2007 | Speech for
Receiving the Vincent Scully Prize
Preservation and Green Building: Finding Common Ground
Richard Moe| U.S.G.B.C. Greenbuild Conference | Boston, MA |
November 20, 2008
3. Green Building
and Historic Preservation Symposium
Moe | Washington D.C. | April 28, 2008
Sustainability, and Historic Preservation
Speech by Donovan D. Rypkema | The National Trust Annual
Conference | October 1, 2005
Preservation and Sustainable Development
Donovan D. Rypkema | Economic
Benefits of Preservation Session | March 10, 2007
Historic Preservation Main |