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Preservation and Sustainability   (National Trust for Historic Preservation)

Sustainability (National Park Service)

Sustainable Historic Preservation (Whole Building Design Guide)
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Climate and Culture (National Trust for Historic Preservation)

Sustainability and Historic Federal Buildings (ACHP)

 

Cost-Benefit Analyses

The Greenest Building: Quantifying the Environmental Value of Building Reuse (National Trust for Historic Preservation)

Demonstrating the Environmental & Economic Cost-Benefits of Reusing DoD’s Pre-World War II Buildings (Department of Defense) and the report’s Appendices

 

Energy Conservation & Weatherization

Sec Standards.JPGThe Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for Rehabilitation & Illustrated Guidelines on Sustainability for Rehabilitating Historic Buildings (National Park Service)

Preservation Brief 3: Improving Energy Efficiency in Historic Buildings (National Park Service)

Preserving Historic Homes (Department of Energy)

Realizing the Energy Efficiency Potential of Small Buildings: Saving Energy, Money and Jobs (National Trust for Historic Preservation

Green Roofs

NTHP Windows.JPGInstalling Green Roofs on Historic Buildings (National Park Service)

Green Roofs:  Adding Green Roofs to Historic Buildings to Enhance their Sustainability and Energy Performance  (National Park Service)

Weatherization

Weatherization: Weatherizing and Improving the Energy Efficiency of Historic Buildings  (National Park Service)

Saving Windows, Saving Money: Evaluating the Energy Performance of Window Retrofit and Replacement (National Trust for Historic Preservation)

Solar Panels

Incorporating Solar Panels in a Rehabilitation Project (National Park Service)

Implementing Solar PV Projects on Historic Buildings and in Historic Districts (Department of Energy)

Installing Solar Panels on Historic Buildings: A Survey of the Regulatory Environment (Department of Energy/National Trust for Historic Preservation/North Carolina Solar Center)

 

Community Livability & Smart Growth

Cover - Older, Smaller, BetterAtlas of Re-Urbanism  (National Trust for Historic Preservation/Urban Land Institute)

Partnership for Sustainable Communities (Department of Housing and Urban Development/ Department of Transportation/ Environmental Protection Agency - HUD/DOT/EPA)

Smart Growth and Sustainable Preservation of Existing and Historic Buildings  (Environmental Protection Agency)

Older, Smaller, Better: Measuring How the Character of Buildings and Blocks Influences Urban Vitality  (National Trust for Historic Preservation)

Putting Smart Growth to Work in Rural Communities (International City/County Management Association - report funded by EPA)

Implementing Instructions - Sustainable Locations for Federal Facilities (Council on Environmental Quality)

Guidance for Federal Agencies on Sustainable Practices for Designed Landscapes (Council on Environmental Quality)

Federal Resources for Sustainable Rural Communities (HUD/DOT/EPA)

Tribal Green Building Toolkit (EPA)

Local Case Studies

Image result for Partnership for Building Reuse: Building on Baltimore‚Äôs HistoryPartnership for Building Reuse: Learning from Los Angeles (National Trust for Historic Preservation/Urban Land Institute)

Partnership for Building Reuse: Retrofitting Philadelphia (National Trust for Historic Preservation/Urban Land Institute)

Partnership for Building Reuse: Building on Baltimore’s History (National Trust for Historic Preservation/Urban Land Institute)

Partnership for Building Reuse: Building on Chicago’s Strengths  (National Trust for Historic Preservation/Urban Land Institute)

Partnership for Building Reuse: Unlocking the Potential of Detroit’s Neighborhoods  (National Trust for Historic Preservation/Urban Land Institute)

Older, Smaller, Better in Tucson (National Trust for Historic Preservation/Urban Land Institute)

 

Climate Adaptation & Resilience

National Park Service Analysis and Guidance

Cultural Resources Climate Change Strategy 

Climate Change and Your National Parks

Coastal Adaptation Strategies Handbook 

Coastal Adaptation Strategies: Case Studies 

Policy Memorandum on Climate Change and Stewardship of Cultural Resources,

Cultural Resources and Climate Change 

Preserving Coastal Heritage: Summary Report

Adapting To Climate Change in Coastal Parks: Estimating the Exposure of Park Assets to 1 m of Sea-Level Rise 

Cultural Resource Management and Planning for the Impacts of Climate Change (George Wright Society Forum, 2015)

Protecting Cultural Resources in Coastal U.S. National Parks from Climate Change (George Wright Society Forum)

Webinar: Climate Science, Climate Change, and Cultural Resources 

Webinar: Climate Adaptation, Landscape Resilience, and Cultural Resources Management 

Webinar: Setting Priorities and Making Decisions for Preserving Coastal Heritage 

Climate Change (NPS National Center for Preservation Technology and Training)

Resilient Heritage (NPS National Center for Preservation Technology and Training)

 

Other Key Links

https://s3.amazonaws.com/higherlogicdownload/SAVINGPLACES/Contacts/e36daced-4a65-441e-b64a-7a5b0c79d68a/TinyMCE/G4PsVgKmQxSrHLX22fxF_00_29.4Cover_small.jpgPreservation and Climate Change (National Trust for Historic Preservation)

National Landmarks At Risk: How Rising Seas, Floods, and Wildfires Are Threatening the United States' Most Cherished Historic Sites (Union of Concerned Scientists)

High Water and High Stakes: Cultural Resources and Climate Change (National Trust for Historic Preservation)

Sea Change: Climate Change and Coastal National Parks (National Trust for Historic Preservation)

Climate Change and Cultural Heritage Conservation: A Literature Review (Association for Preservation Technology)

Climate Change is the National Parks' Biggest Challenge (Climate Central)

Safeguarding Our Cultural Past from Future Climate Change: Stories from Cape Lookout National Seashore  (U.S. Geological Survey)

Safeguarding Our Cultural Past from Future Climate Change: Stories from Jamestown  (U.S. Geological Survey)

 

International

http://www.ucsusa.org/sites/default/files/styles/reports_thumbnail/public/images/2016/05/gw-cover-world-heritage-and-tourism-in-a-changing-climate.jpg?itok=f47LR5MEClimate Change and Heritage Knowledge Exchange (US/ICOMOS)

World Heritage and Tourism in a Changing Climate (Union of Concerned Scientists)

Adapting to a Changing Climate (Conservation Bulletin, English Heritage, Spring 2008)

Climate Change and the Historic Environment (English Heritage, 2008)

Climate Change and the Historic Environment (University College London Centre for Sustainable Heritage, 2005)

Flooding and Historic Buildings: Technical Advice Note (English Heritage, 2004)

Loss of Cultural World Heritage and Currently Inhabited Places to Sea-level Rise (IOPScience, 2014)

Info from State Historic Preservation Officers

California

Georgia

Kansas

Louisiana
Elevation Design Guidelines For Historic Buildings in the Louisiana GO Zone

Mississippi
Elevation Design Guidelines For Historic Homes in the Mississippi Gulf Coast Region

South Carolina

Virginia

 

Updated February 13, 2017

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