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Standards and Historic Windows

19 Aug 2015 10:17 AM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)

The National Preservation Institute, a nonprofit organization founded in 1980, educates those involved in the management, preservation, and stewardship of cultural heritage. The NPI seminar schedule is available at


Advance registration rate available through September 9, 2015

Seminar held in cooperation with the

Oregon Department of Transportation

and the Oregon State Historic Preservation Office


The Secretary of the Interior’s Standards: Treatment Considerations

Portland, OR — October 19-20, 2015


The Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties form the basis for historic property rehabilitation for all federal projects, federal tax benefits, and often for state, local, and private rehabilitation projects. Explore the standards in detail with particular attention to the preservation of historic fabric, sustainability, green rehabilitation, and the use of renewable materials. Participants have the opportunity to discuss the application of the Standards to their projects. An agenda is available at


Instructor. John J. Cullinane, AIA, specialist in the development of planning tools for the stewardship of historic and architectural resources; historic architect and director of training for SEARCH Inc.; formerly senior architect, Advisory Council on Historic Preservation


Historic Windows: Managing for Preservation, Maintenance, and Energy Conservation

Portland, OR — October 21-22, 2015


Historic windows are both critical components of a building’s weather envelope and valuable character-defining features worth retaining for architectural and environmental reasons. Learn about the rich history and variety of wood, steel, and aluminum windows and construction methodology. Explore the maintenance and rehabilitation techniques that allow windows to have long and sustainable service lives. Review energy conservation and economic issues as factors facing managers in the restore-or-replace debate and regulations relating to preservation of these assets. An agenda is available at


Instructor. Gordon H. Bock, principal, National Archives Associates; contributing editor Traditional Building; former editor-in-chief,Old-House Journal; architectural historian, writer, editor, and co-author of The Vintage House


LA CES. This SOI Standards seminar meets the criteria for programs in the Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System and participants will receive 6 PDH HSW each day.


Registration. A registration form is available at The advance registration rate is available through September 9, 2015


Questions? Please contact us. Thank you.


Jere Gibber

Executive Director

National Preservation Institute

P.O. Box 1702, Alexandria, VA 22313

703/765-0100703/768-9350 fax;


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