Renewable Energy Meets Historic Preservation
The restoration of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Darwin Martin House has incorporated principles of energy conservation, smart growth and natural resource protection as central to its core values. Transforming a 19th century house of worship into Asbury Hall, a 21st century multi-purpose venue, was fraught with complications. But many times, difficulties lead to innovative solutions. Join us as we tour these preservation projects that have incorporated sustainability features such as geothermal energy and conclude with a panel discussion at the Martin House.
Dress code: Comfortable clothes and shoes.
Health, Safety and Welfare
Explain the Geothermal Heat pump concept, and recall why system is appropriate to be utilized within a historic preservation project.
Differentiate between the different types of sustainable heating and cooling systems available.
Recall the advantages of heating and cooling with water source heat pumps.
Explain the financial advantages of using geothermal heat pumps
Christiana Limniatis, Mary Roberts
Association for Preservation Technology International
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