Resources for Preserving Your Historic Building
Own a historic house or commercial building?
Check out these links for improvements and funding options.
On-line toolkits and the links below show how to make your building more energy efficient, how to restore the historic "fabric" of the home and how to replace/renovate when necessary.
Energy efficiency links:
John Leeke's web site, Historic Homeworks, uses videos, forums, libraries and Q&A to help homeowners with the challenges of owning an older home. John's techniques assist homeowners to maintain the integrity of the older home while improving energy efficiency and operations.
The Virginia Department of Historic Resources and the Tusculum Institute have developed a web site that focuses on historic homes and the "green" aspect and quality of older materials. This web site will assist a homeowner of an older home to: