The Virginia Historic Resources Committee is a knowledge community of the AIA Virginia, comprised of people with an interest in historic architecture, adaptive reuse of existing buildings, and other history-related topics.

Mission
To identify, understand, and preserve architectural heritage within the Commonwealth of Virginia. VHRC is engaged in promoting the role of historic preservation, rehabilitation, and adaptive use within the profession through the development of information and knowledge among members, allied professional organizations, and the public.

Virginia HRC’s activities are developed and sponsored by a leadership group of AIA Virginia members from across the state.

If you are interested in participating in HRC leadership or activities, contact Rhea George at (804) 237-1768.

Watch Virginia HRC Educational Programming

Resources

DHR’s Historic Trades & Consultants Directory

Window Preservation Alliance

Resources about Preserving Historic Windows

  1. Don’t Buy Replacement Windows for Your Old House (Forbes, July 17, 2018)
  2. Old Georgetown Board Design Guidelines – Windows
  3. DHR Windows Checklist
  4. Saving Windows, Saving Money Fact Sheet
  5. Saving Windows, Saving Money Executive Summary
  6. https://windowstandards.org/
  7. https://windowpreservationalliance.org/Library
  8. Preservation Brief 9: Repair of Historic Wood Windows
  9. Preservation Brief 13: Repair and Thermal Upgrading of Historic Steel Windows
  10. Preservation Tech Note: Windows No. 2: Installing Insulating Glass in Existing Steel Windows
  11. Preservation Tech Note: Windows No. 11: Installing Insulating Glass in Existing Wooden Sash Incorporating the Historic Glass
  12. Preservation Tech Note: Windows No. 17: Repair and Retrofitting Steel Windows
  13. Preservation Tech Note: Windows No. 19: Repairing Steel Casement Windows
  14. Preservation Tech Note: Windows No. 22: Maintenance and Repair of Historic Aluminum Windows
  15. Replacement Windows that Meet the Standards
  16. Preservation Tech Note: Windows No. 3: Exterior Storm Windows: Casement Design Wooden Storm Sash
  17. Preservation Tech Note: Windows No. 5: Interior Metal Storm Windows
  18. Preservation Tech Note: Windows No. 8: Thermal Retrofit of Historic Wooden Sash Using Interior Piggyback Storm Panels
  19. Preservation Tech Note: Windows No. 9: Interior Storm Windows: Magnetic Seal