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Historic Preservation - Technical Procedures

Spectitle:

Selected Reading On Wood Windows

Procedure code:

0861009S

Source:

Preservation Technology Source Book

Division:

Doors And Windows

Section:

Wood Windows

Last Modified:

02/24/2012

Details:

Selected Reading On Wood Windows



SELECTED READING ON WOOD WINDOWS


This standard includes a listing of some known sources that may be
referenced for additional information on specific issues relating
to this subject.


ARTICLES/PAPERS

-    Closs, Christopher W.  "Windows No. 16:  Repairing and
         Upgrading Multi-light Wooden Mill Windows."  Preservation
         Tech Notes.  Washington, D.C.:  Preservation Assistance
         Division, National Park Service, U.S. Department of the
         Interior; and, Atlanta:  Georgia Institute of Technology,
         1986.

-    Eisenberg, Donna T.  "Identifying Wood Rot."  Building
         Renovation, November/December 1993, pp. 35-39.

-    Feist, William C.  "Windows No. 4:  Replacement Wooden Frames
         and Sash:  Protecting Woodwork Against Decay."
         Preservation Tech Notes.  Washington, D.C.:  Preservation
         Assistance Division, National Park Service, U.S.
         Department of the Interior; and, Atlanta:  Georgia
         Institute of Technology, 1984.

-    Fisher, Charles E.  "Windows No. 1:  Planning Approaches to
         Window Preservation."  Preservation Tech Notes.
         Washington, D.C.:  Preservation Assistance Division,
         National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior;
         and, Atlanta:  Georgia Institute of Technology, 1984.

-    ________.  "Windows No. 2:  Installing Insulating Glass in
         Existing Steel Windows."  Preservation Tech Notes.
         Washington, D.C.:  Preservation Assistance Division,
         National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior;
         and, Atlanta:  Georgia Institute of Technology, 1984.

-    ________.  "Windows No. 11:  Installing Insulating Glass in
         Existing Wooden Sash Incorporating the Historic Glass."
         Preservation Tech Notes.  Washington, D.C.:  Preservation
         Assistance Division, National Park Service, U.S.
         Department of the Interior; and, Atlanta:  Georgia
         Institute of Technology, 1985.

-    Fisher, Charles E., and Thomas A. Vitanza.  "Windows No. 10:
         Temporary Window Vents in Unoccupied Historic Buildings."
         Preservation Tech Notes.  Washington, D.C.:  Preservation
         Assistance Division, National Park Service, U.S.
         Department of the Interior; and, Atlanta:  Georgia
         Institute of Technology, 1985.

-    Houze, William.  "Making and Hand-Fitting Wooden Storms."  The
         Old-House Journal, September 1989, pp. 22-26.

-    Labine, Clem.  "Seeing Clearly Into Historic Windows."
         Traditional Building, July/August 1992, Vol. 5, No. 4,
         pp. 29-39.

-    ________.  "Revival of the Wood Window."  Traditional
         Building, September/October 1989, Vol. 2, No. 5, pp. 7-
         12.

-    Labine, Clem, and Larry Jones.  "Rescuing Those 'Hopeless'
         Windows."  The Old-House Journal, April 1992, pp. 84-86.

-    Leeke, John.  "Sash Window Work-Shop."  The Old-House Journal,
         September/October 1991, pp. 30-35.

-    McConkey, James.  "Fixing Double-Hung Windows."  The Old-House
         Journal, December 1979, pp. 133, 138-139.

-    ________.  "Rotten Window Sills."  The Old-House Journal,
         January 1980, pp. 7-8.

-    Myers, John H.  "(The) Repair of Historic Wooden Windows."
         Preservation Briefs #9.  Washington, D.C.:  U.S.
         Department of the Interior, 1981.

-    O'Donnell, Bill.  "Troubleshooting Old Windows; What To Do
         With Neglected Double-Hung Windows."  The Old-House
         Journal, January/February 1986, pp. 16-23.

-    Park, Sharon C.  "Windows No. 8:  Thermal Retrofit of Historic
         Wooden Sash Using Interior Piggyback Storm Panels."
         Preservation Tech Notes.  Washington, D.C.:  Preservation
         Assistance Division, National Park Service, U.S.
         Department of the Interior; and, Atlanta:  Georgia
         Institute of Technology, 1984.

-    Parrot, Charles.  "Windows No. 6:  Replacement Wooden Sash and
         Frames with Insulating Glass and Integral Muntins."
         Preservation Tech Notes.  Washington, D.C.:  Preservation
         Assistance Division, National Park Service, U.S.
         Department of the Interior; and, Atlanta:  Georgia
         Institute of Technology, 1984.

-    Smith, Baird M.  "Conserving Energy in Historic Buildings."
         Preservation Briefs #3.  Washington, D.C.:  U.S.
         Department of the Interior, 1978.

-    Stomes, Paul P., Eng.  "Windows No. 14:  Reinforcing
         Deteriorated Wooden Windows."  Preservation Tech Notes.
         Washington, D.C.:  Preservation Assistance Division,
         National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior;
         and Atlanta:  Georgia Institute of Technology, 1986.

-    Technical Staff, OHJ.  "Care and Repair of Window Sash."  The
         Old-House Journal, January 1976, pp. 10-11.

-    ________.  "Notes From the Readers... More About Double-Hung
         Windows."  The Old-House Journal, February 1980, pp. 14.

-    ________.  "Curing Problems In Double-Hung Windows."  The Old-
         House Journal, August 1976, pp. 1, 10-11.

-    ________.  "Painting Doors & Windows."  The Old-House Journal,
         December 1980, p. 201.

-    Trelstad, Derek H.  "Eyes on the Yard."  Building Renovation,
         Summer 1994, pp. 18-23.

-    Trissler, Wayne, and Charles E. Fisher.  "Windows No. 3:
         Exterior Storm Windows:  Casement Design Wooden Storm
         Sash." Preservation Tech Notes.  Washington, D.C.:
         Preservation Assistance Division, National Park Service,
         U.S. Department of the Interior; and Atlanta:  Georgia
         Institute of Technology, 1984.


BOOKS

-    Addleson, Lyall.  Building Failures, A Guide to Diagnosis,
         Remedy and Prevention.  2nd ed. London:  Butterworth
         Architecture, 1989.

-    Belle, John, John R. Hoke, and Stephen A. Kliment, eds.
         Traditional Details for Building Restoration, Renovation,
         and Rehabilitation; From the 1932-1951 Editions of
         "Architectural Graphic Standards".  New York:  John Wiley
         & Sons, Inc., 1991.

-    Fisher, Charles E., ed.  The Window Handbook:  Successful
         Strategies for Rehabilitating Windows in Historic
         Buildings.  Washington, D.C.:  National Park Service; and
         Atlanta:  Georgia Institute of Technology, 1986.

-    ________.  The Window Wookbook for Historic Buildings.
         Washington, D.C.:  The Historic Preservation Education
         Foundation, 1986.


OTHER REFERENCES

-    Avrami, Erica C.  "Preserving Wood Features in Historic
         Buildings:  An Annotated Bibliography."  Washington,
         D.C.:  Preservation Assistance Division, National Park
         Service, U.S. Department of the Interior; and,
         Murfreesboro, TN:  Middle Tennessee State University,
         1993.

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