Course > Work at Hand, with Notes

Preservation Briefs, Technical Preservation Services, National Park Service. HW = layout on HomeWorks site.

Crew Publications Notes
Lauren 35: Understanding Old Buildings: The Process of Architectural Investigation  HW  Tweaked Version here. On-site walk through with equipment. List of equipment (review).
Cynthia 17: Architectural Character - Identifying the Visual Aspects of Historic Buildings as an Aid to Preserving Their Character  HW  Illustrate; use case study; vignette relating this to styles, conservation treatment options
Dori and Robyn Home Inspection Checklist, link to resources on this site.
Kate and Jason Architectural Styles Example of (HABS) documentation; HABS floor plans, arch details; Slides scanned, NR (descriptions from RI); "quotes" of definitions from select publicsationds, linked to where to find/buy them.
Jason Architectural Assessment Test drive.
  Historical Research Draft here
Corey 39: Holding the Line: Controlling Unwanted Moisture in Historic Buildings HW Canadian Building Digests, moisture meter, lots of illustrations.
Eric (MIA) 16: The Use of Substitute Materials on Historic Building Exteriors RIHPHC, product examples, testing for performance, table with options and qualifications.
Seth 01: Assessing Cleaning and Water-Repellent Treatments for Historic Masonry Buildings ASTM; ProSoCo products; area rep., case studies.
Seth 02: Repointing Mortar Joints in Historic Masonry Buildings HW Ken at Grande Masonry; products; Virginia Limeworks; St. Astier in France. Case studies. Images of examples of brick, bonding; good and bad work.
Seth 06: Dangers of Abrasive Cleaning to Historic Buildings Roberta Randall projects; abrasive samples; how to treat tyrashed sandblasted buildings.
Robin 09: The Repair of Historic Wooden Windows Rob Cagnetta; Roberta Randall re Castle Hill windows and tax-credit documentation.
Becca 03: Conserving Energy in Historic Buildings HW Insulating (Greater Portland Landmarks); State, Naragansett Electric energy conservation audit.
Maria (MIA) 04: Roofing for Historic Buildings HW
Suppliers, roofers, table with options and qualifications (relate to substitute materials), product shots. Also: Roofing for Historic Buildings, NPS.
Maria 29: The Repair, Replacement, and Maintenance of Historic Slate Roofs HW Suppliers, roofers, Alison's thesis, examples.
Andrian 19: The Repair and Replacement of Historic Wooden Shingle Roofs
Clapboard Siding
Suppliers, types, roofers, VT case studies.

27: The Maintenance and Repair of Architectural Cast Iron

Suppliers, foundry

10: Exterior Paint Problems on Historic Woodwork HW
37: Appropriate Methods of Reducing Lead-Paint Hazards in Historic Housing

Adler's, manufacturers, pait colors, testing (moisture meter), photomicrographs, RIDOH/RIDEM, testing.