TITLE

Old Buildings, New Tricks

AUTHOR(S)
Matthews, Sherrie Voss
PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
Planning;Mar2005, Vol. 71 Issue 3, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the old and beautiful buildings of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Philadelphia, like many U.S. cities is filled with beautiful historic buildings that can be anything but energy-efficient. A new document aims to change the way those structures use energy, one capital project at a time. The city's High Performance Renovation Building Guidelines will offer options for renovating older buildings, says Michelle Knapik, director of energy policy of Philadelphia's Municipal Energy Office. The document includes information on stormwater management, recycling, waste reduction, and improving indoor air quality.
ACCESSION #
16110414

 

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