Window Solutions for Historic Rehabilitation Projects

Presented in partnership with Marvin Windows and Doors

Free. Virtual.


Complexities surround the rehabilitation of a historic building including tax credits, standards and guidelines, performance requirements, and the range of product solutions available based on the building’s condition and intended use. This course is designed to educate participants on the importance of fenestration in relation to the building’s exterior, provide best practices to be employed throughout the project and examine how Standards and Guidelines from the US Department of Interior are applied to window repair or window replacement.

Presented by Bob Dudish, CDT, Architectural Project Manager
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Provider Name: Marvin Windows and Doors
Provider #: J044
Course #: HistoricWRehab

Learning Objectives:
– Discover why fenestration is important and many times challenging during a historic rehabilitation process.
– Identify technologies, resources and best practices to assist you throughout a historic rehabilitation project.
– Apply concepts of window restoration as defined within US Dept. of Interior Standards and Guidelines to assess existing windows and determine rehabilitation project outcomes.
– Consider solutions to restore, repair or replace windows and challenges of each for historic tax credit purposes.
– Illustrate best practices and insights thru case studies.

Reclaiming Carr’s Hill for the Next 100 Years

Carr’s Hill is the home of the University of Virginia’s President — a place known to donors, faculty, and students alike as a coveted invitation. Stanford White’s 1909 contribution to Grounds is listed on the National Register and the Virginia Landmarks Register, but stood for more than a century without any significant renovation — even if the need had been apparent for some time. The university hired Glavé & Holmes Architecture and associate architect John G. Waite and Associates to assess the existing historic structure, its conditions, and the risks of intervening. The team came up with a surgically precise plan to minimize disruption while bringing the building’s systems into the 21st century.

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