Preservation in the News - February 7, 2012
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UC Regents Approve University House Rehabilitation
Kashi Khorasani 02/07/12
Outlet: The Guardian - University of California, San Diego
The National Trust for Historic Preservation has been appealing to the United States Green Building Council, which oversees LEED, in order to have them recognize the inherent environmental benefit of rehabilitating an existing building, according to...
Saving Navy History
The Post and Courier 02/07/12
The National Trust for Historic Preservation is accepting contributions to fund necessary repairs. The USS Olympia is thought to be the oldest surviving steel warship in the world. The protected cruiser, Admiral Dewey's flagship at the Battle of...
Bill Would Increase Number of Restoration Projects and Reward Energy-Efficient Improvements
“The federal historic tax credit has proven to be a cost-effective creator of jobs and economic activity for more than thirty years,” said Tom Cassidy, vice president of Government Relations and Policy at the National Trust for Historic Preservation....
Pennsylvania Lawmakers to Consider Public Testimony on Casino Buffer
Prudente, Tim 02/07/12
Outlet: Evening Sun, The
The National Trust for Historic Preservation worked to move the bill through the Legislature and Preservation Pennsylvania called on its members to write lawmakers to support the bill. Similarly, historians and the local group No Casino Gettysburg ha...
Spokane City Council urges WSU not to demolish Jensen-Byrd Building
Othello Richards 02/07/12
Snyder says the National Trust for Historic Preservation chose Spokane to hold its annual conference this year. The group acknowledges Spokane commitment to historic preservation. SPOKANE-- Washington State University is working with a developer t...
Durable Refit Materials Can Reduce Buildings' Carbon Footprint
Outlet: Environmental Leader
A report released by the National Trust for Historic Preservation in January showed that renovating old buildings is better for the environment than building new structures. Using durable construction materials in maintenance and renovation projec...