historic facilities

Resource pages for "historic facilities"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.


pest control

Pioneering Pest Control In A 17th Century Estate

National Trust, Europe's largest conservation charity, is employing a biological controls approach to tackle the presence of clothes moths at Blickley Hall in Norfolk, England.
C-PACE

Historic Inn Updates HVAC With Heat Pump System

The owners of West Lane Inn in Connecticut utilized C-PACE financing to complete this energy improvement at their 1840s inn.
Institute for Advanced Study

Redesign At Institute For Advanced Study Renews Historic Facility

This post-doctoral research center in Princeton, NJ where Albert Einstein spent his late career underwent a partial redesign led by integrated design firm JZA+D.
Wrigley Field

Wrigley Field Designated National Historic Landmark

Built in 1914, Wrigley Field has been the home of the Chicago Cubs since 1916. Today, the U.S. Department of the Interior recognizes the significant role the ballpark has played in Chicago and professional sports.
green building

USGBC Announces 2020 European Leadership Awards

These awards recognize those advancing the development of sustainable, healthy, resilient, green buildings, cities, and communities.
historic chapel

Historic Chapel In Jackson, MO Preserves Past, Plans For Future

In 2018, Gateway Design Studio of St. Louis completed the master plan for the property renovation of the Old McKendree Chapel located in Jackson, MO.
U.S. Postal Service

USPS Honors Post Office Lobby Artwork

Five new Forever stamps highlight lobby murals in post office buildings around the nation.
world heritage sites

Royal Exhibition Building Digitally Captured For The Future

Listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, this building in Melbourne, Australia underwent 3-D laser and photogrammetry to inform ongoing conservation work.

Hotel Case Study: Back In Fashion

The Watergate Hotel is open for business once again, with more than a cursory nod to its storied past.

Clarity 16E Wheelchair Lift From Ascension

This fully enclosed vertical wheelchair lift can be installed in facilities to reach heights up to 14 feet.
historic church

At Harvard, The Memorial Church Upgrades Building Controls

Part of a facility-wide renovation, HVAC automation has been integrated to allow for comfortable, year-round use of the building in Cambridge, MA.
chiller plant

The HVAC Factor: New Life For An Aging Chiller Plant

Completed in December 2014, this renovation project serves as an example of how a historic utility plant can be improved to address significant elements and concerns.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Turning The Lights On

The Castle Museum in Saginaw, MI is one of the most recognizable buildings in the region, but it was lacking one thing — nighttime illumination.

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