By Kimberly Juda Souder -

Saving Windows, Saving Money: Evaluating the Energy Performance of Window Retrofit and Replacement:  Detailed report from a sustainability think tank on a recent study comparing window restoration with replacement options.  The report looks at energy efficiency, economic paybacks,  sustainability, and carbon emissions. 

The House Joiner - Arnold Zlotoff Tool Museum:  Eight minute film depicting historic sash construction that may help instill an appreciation for the thing that so many replace and throw out.  Click Here to Watch

J Forrester Woodworks:  Local woodworking shop operated by Jeffrey Bartley specializing in fine commissioned furniture and uniquely designed boxes and cutting boards.  Jeff has been a collaborator with Shenandoah Restorations since 2012.  

National Park ServiceThis website contains a list of preservation briefs which provide guidance for restoring historic buildings

Department of Historic Resources:  Virginia government website for preservation resources

Preservation Virginia:  A private non-profit dedicated to promoting preservation efforts

Preservation Trades Network:  The Preservation Trades Network (PTN) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit membership organization founded to provide education, networking and outreach for the traditional building trades. PTN was established on the principle that conservation of the built environment is fundamentally dependent on the work of skilled people in all of the traditional building trades who preserve, maintain and restore historic buildings, and build architectural heritage for the future.

National Trust For Historic Preservation:  The National Trust for Historic Preservation is a private, nonprofit membership organization dedicated to saving historic places and revitalizing America's communities. 

Traditional Building:  Resource for professionals with articles and links to products used in historic preservation.

Old House Journal:  Journal for all interested in the restoration of historic properties.