Month: February 2017

Are Historic Windows Energy Efficient?

By Scott Sidler • February 27, 2017

Are Historic Windows Energy Efficient?

This week, we’re on to claim #2 of mine that is so often refuted by energy gurus, developers, and the replacement window industry. I’m going to take a wrecking ball to these ludicrous claims in this post, and in the […]

Is Preservation Good For Property Values?

By Scott Sidler • February 20, 2017

Last week I wrote about how I’m coming for the doubter and status quo keepers inside and outside of preservation. Well, this week I start to put my money where my mouth is and prove my points so you can […]

Proving Preservation

By Scott Sidler • February 13, 2017

proving preservation

As I write this, I’m sitting in my hotel room in Tampa halfway through a great weekend workshop with a ton of amazing historic preservationists. I’ve written about a few of them in an earlier post and these people truly […]

A Tale of Two Windows

By Scott Sidler • February 6, 2017

a tale of two windows

Betty’s Story Hi, my name’s Betty! You’re probably wondering, but yes, I am a window. A 6-over-6 double hung to be exact. I know it’s unusual to find a speaking window, but there are a few of us around if […]