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Historic Preservation - Technical Procedures

Spectitle:

Selected Reading On Storm Windows

Procedure code:

0867001S

Source:

Preservation Technology Source Book

Division:

Doors And Windows

Section:

Storm Windows

Last Modified:

02/02/2015

Details:

Selected Reading On Storm Windows



 

Selected Reading On Storm Windows

Procedure code: 0867001S

ARTICLES/PAPERS

-    Bock, Gordon.  "(The) Sash Window Balancing Act; Sash-Weight and Tape-Balance Systems."  The Old-House Journal, September/October 1989, pp. 31-34.

-    Fisher, Charles E.  "Windows No. 9:  Interior Storm Windows: Magnetic Seal."  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.  See http://www.nps.gov/tps/how-to-preserve/tech-notes/Tech-Notes-Windows09.pdf

-    Fisher, Charles E., and Christina Henry.  "Windows No. 15:Interior Storms for Steel Casement 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.  See  http://www.nps.gov/tps/how-to-preserve/tech-notes/Tech-Notes-Windows15.pdf

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

-    Labine, Clem.  "Storm Windows:  Avoiding the Moisture Trap." Traditional Building, September/October 1991, Vol. 4, No. 5, pp. 26-30.

-    Muchenfuss, Laura A., and Charles E. Fisher.  "Windows No. 5: Interior Metal Storm 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.  See http://www.nps.gov/tps/how-to-preserve/tech-notes/Tech-Notes-Windows05.pdf

-    Poore, Patricia.  "Replacing Old Windows, Good News and Bad News."  The Old-House Journal, April 1982, pp. 71, 89-91.

-    ________.  "Storm Windows, Do You Really Need Them?"  The Old-House Journal, April 1982, pp. 71, 80-83.

-    Technical Staff, OHJ.  "Restoration Products News:  Interior Storm Windows; Unusual Glass; Shutters, Shades, & Blinds; Prime (Replacement) Windows; Storm Windows; Old-Fashioned Miscellany."  The Old-House Journal, April 1982, pp. 92-         95.

-    ________.  "Talk to Me of Windows."  The Old-House Journal,  April 1982, pp. 73-76.

-    Technical Staff, TB.  "Storm Windows:  Meeting the Needs of the Historic Market."  Traditional Building, September/October 1993, Vol. 6, No. 5, pp. 42-45.

-    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.   See http://www.nps.gov/tps/how-to-preserve/tech-notes/Tech-Notes-Windows03.pdf

BOOKS

-    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.

- Window Rehabilitation Guide for Historic Buildings byCharles E. Fisher, Preservation Assistance Division, National Park Service. Published in 1997.

This publication is the most comprehensive guide available on the preservation and rehabilitation of windows in historic buildings. Containing over 600 pages of valuable information, it covers appropriate window treatments and provides technical guidance for architects, building managers, contractors, and property owners. Topics include code compliance, energy conservation, maintenance, custom fabrication, repair techniques, and historic technology. It includes a glossary, bibliography, and special 40-page directory of companies. It was published in 1997 by HPEF and National Park Service.  It is available for $50.00 plus $10 shipping.  Its Table of Contents may be found at http://hpef.us/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/Windows-Rehabilitation-Guide-for-Historic-Buildings-Table-of-Contents.pdf

 

- The Window Handbook: Successful Strategies for Rehabilitating Windows in Historic Buildings   Revised edition, 2008.

Technical guidance and a series of brief-well-illustrated case studies (NPS Preservation Tech Notes) are included in this popular 190 page handbook. It covers both innovative and traditional methods for restoring and rehabilitating windows. Subjects include maintenance, repair, weatherization, double glazing historic windows, window replacement, standards and guidelines, and window accessories. It is available for $38.00 plus $10 shipping.  Its Table of Contents may be found at http://hpef.us/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/HPEF-1991-WindowHandbook-TableofContents.pdf

To obtain a copy of these last two publications, visit The Historic Preservation Education Foundation website at: http://hpef.us



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