Historic window replacement guide

The City of Columbia offers free energy audits, but as this article notes, replacing windows does not have to be automatic response to energy improvements, especially in historic homes.

This Arlington Heights, Illinois, article cites a Historic Preservation Commission guide which suggests alternatives to window replacements, noting that historic window frames may be made from old-growth wood, which offers significant insulation.

Here’s a link to the guide itself, which includes information from a wide range of sources.


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