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Robert R Gilbert replied to David Clark's discussion Historical Window Energy Efficiency Upgrade Standards? in the group Historic Home
"David,   Thanks.  I will call John this week."
Jul 13, 2011
David Clark replied to David Clark's discussion Historical Window Energy Efficiency Upgrade Standards? in the group Historic Home
"Afternoon Robert, I do not know anyone in New York, but John Leeke should be able to help. Here is his contact info.  207-773-2306 and http://www.historichomeworks.com/hhw/index.htm"
Jul 13, 2011
Robert R Gilbert replied to David Clark's discussion Historical Window Energy Efficiency Upgrade Standards? in the group Historic Home
"I work (audits and retrofits) mainly in brownstone Brooklyn.  Do you know of anyone who is restoring historical windows in metro NYC who I can partner with?  Thanks."
Jul 12, 2011
Bill Bradbury replied to David Clark's discussion Historical Window Energy Efficiency Upgrade Standards? in the group Historic Home
"  An energy auditor, WOW!"
Jul 10, 2011
Bill Bradbury replied to David Clark's discussion Historical Window Energy Efficiency Upgrade Standards? in the group Historic Home
"David, I live in Northern Utah, not too far from the Bay area, so if you ever have a training, I would be very interested in attending. I also hope the window summit can help people to see the value in their historic windows. It's a constant…"
Jul 10, 2011
David Clark replied to David Clark's discussion Historical Window Energy Efficiency Upgrade Standards? in the group Historic Home
"Morning Bill, Thanks for the appreciation and your appreciation of 'wavy glass'. I'm self-tought too. John Leeke is a great resource for those seeking restoration knowledge.  I hope this window summit up's the value in…"
Jul 9, 2011
David Clark replied to David Clark's discussion Historical Window Energy Efficiency Upgrade Standards? in the group Historic Home
"TedKidd, Oh contrare, windows are for opening and getting fresh air. Now some people are effected by pollen, and others are dust storms (Google Phoenix dust storm) and some homes might have to much moister, for these issues 'filtered' ERV…"
Jul 8, 2011
tedkidd replied to David Clark's discussion Historical Window Energy Efficiency Upgrade Standards? in the group Historic Home
"Bill,    I am an energy auditor!   Absolutely, never prescribe without first diagnosing.  We aren't prescribing here, we are discussing strategy.  I'm sorry you feel my strategy is closed minded.…"
Jul 8, 2011
Bill Bradbury replied to David Clark's discussion Historical Window Energy Efficiency Upgrade Standards? in the group Historic Home
"Ted, Some of the things you say are true, but you have a limited scope. Personally, I cool my 120 year old adobe home with "fresh" air by opening every one of my wavy glass windows in the evening and closing them before I go to work in the…"
Jul 8, 2011
Bill Bradbury replied to David Clark's discussion Historical Window Energy Efficiency Upgrade Standards? in the group Historic Home
"David, I share your passion for wavy glass wooden framed windows. The quality materials and craftsmanship of these historic treasures are nearly unattainable in today's marketplace. I am "self-taught" from information gleaned from…"
Jul 8, 2011
tedkidd replied to David Clark's discussion Historical Window Energy Efficiency Upgrade Standards? in the group Historic Home
"Until people get that their homes are best kept SEPARATE from the outdoor environment, windows will be an energy and durability expensive proposition whether replacing or repairing.  People shortsightedly think they "save" money…"
Jul 7, 2011
David Clark added a discussion to the group Historic Home
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Historical Window Energy Efficiency Upgrade Standards?

Historical Window Energy Efficiency Upgrade Standards? My name is David Clark, and I am an artisan/craftsman and the Old House Window Wright, out in Northern California. I'm also a long time home performance enthusiast. I have been rehabilitating and weather-stripping (WS) historic and period houses, especially 'wavy glass' windows, for 30 years.  I restore windows to the Secretary of the Interior Standards, plus a little more to better shed moisture, and then I WS them and address thermal…See More
Jul 6, 2011
John Poole left a comment for David Clark
"Congratulations on being featured, David!"
May 9, 2011
David Clark was featured
May 9, 2011
David Clark replied to John Poole's discussion Two Part Epoxy and Repair of Structural Wood in the group Historic Home
"Yes John, I have 25 years of experience using two-part marine epoxy.  I live in Sacramento, California and work in Sacramento and the San Francisco Bay Area. I use the Smith & Co. epoxy system out of Richmond California. It is sold in local…"
Apr 14, 2011
John Poole left a comment for David Clark
"Hi David, thanks for joining, HEP and the Historic Home group, especially. Preserving existing, historic fenestration while reducing thermal loss is a big interest of mine. Please feel free to launching any discussion threads. Part of our…"
Apr 12, 2011

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Old House Window Wright
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Preservation of Historic and Period homes with a special interest in rehabbing, weatherstripping and applying thermal mitigative methods to existing windows and doors.

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At 10:34am on May 9, 2011, John Poole said…
Congratulations on being featured, David!
At 10:44am on April 12, 2011, John Poole said…
Hi David, thanks for joining, HEP and the Historic Home group, especially. Preserving existing, historic fenestration while reducing thermal loss is a big interest of mine. Please feel free to launching any discussion threads. Part of our mission here is to come up with illustrations of best practices for doing stuff, and a discussion thread is often a good way to get one or evern several best practices out there and discussed and ultimately solidified. Thanks again!
At 7:16pm on April 5, 2011, Tom White said…
Welcome Dave. Feel free to post to the historic homes group or start a windows group. Tom
At 8:17am on March 29, 2011, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi David,

Welcome to Home Energy Pros! Feel free to join the conversation in the Forum and Groups. And share your energy efficiency photos, videos and upcoming events. If you're blogging about home performance, this is the place for you!

Don't forget to upload your profile photo. And add your location on our Member Map!


Thanks!
Diane, HEP Moderator

 
 
 

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