Maintaining and Repairing Old and Historic Buildings

Maintaining and Repairing Old and Historic Buildings

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A practical guide to the maintenance and repair of old and historic buildings Carrying out work in accordance with the U.S. Secretary of the Interior's standards and guidelines can be a challenge for professionals charged with the preservation, restoration, and care of historic properties. This book-with-CD package facilitates the process with more than 400 field guidelines for the treatment of historic building structures, systems, and materials. It includes: Background and rationale for treatment Annotated standards and guidelines Step-by-step treatment instructions Information on energy conservation and meeting LEED and ADA requirements The treatment guidelines cover a wide range of issues, from how to replace broken glass in wood and metal windows to preparing historic mortar. Each guideline can be printed out individually from the accompanying CD for easy reference and on-site use. Well organized and easy to use, Maintaining and Repairing Old and Historic Buildings is a valuable resource for architects, engineers, facility managers, and related professionals working in the areas of building preservation and restoration.Itis critical to have access to personnel who can execute the maintenance actions , and to knowwhat shouldbe done and ... A maintenanceplan, whichwould include a database of information on howtomaintain buildings and building systems.

Title:Maintaining and Repairing Old and Historic Buildings
Author:John J. Cullinane
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2012-10-11


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