Advisers will help the Founders in various fields of knowledge related to window preservation. There will be 25 to 30 Advisers. Advisers will review and comment on the drafts of the standards here at the website. Advisers can attend the Summit, although attendance is not mandatory.
• Independent Trades people, who will be working to meet these standards
• Contractors who will be working to meet these standards
• Educators and trainers
• Facilities managers
• Homeowners and building owners, who hire contractors and trades people
• Staff and officials from government agencies non-profit organizations
Advisers understand that comments, ideas and images they submit to the Collaborative may appear at the website and be used in the drafts and final version of the Standards.
Advisers are invited by the Founders to participate.
If you are already invited, click on "PostReply" above, register for the Forum, and leave a message introducing yourself.
If you are wondering what to do as an Adviser, please talk with the person who invited you, or leave a message here and we'll cook something up for you to do.Advisers invited and accepted:
Amy is experienced at restoring and making windows by hand. She is excellent at documenting her work, and would make a good contribution to the standards as the "craft practice documentation specialist."
Former long-time editor of Old-House Journal, adjunct instructor at Drew University. Gordon has worked on several book projects and is willing to advise on the topics of technical publication development and marketing strategy. He currently writes for several preservation publications.
326 1/2 “U” St.
Sacramento, CA 95818
Dave does full rehabilitation of period wood and steel windows, and in the past ten years has become an advocate of whole building energy efficiency and sustainability and has many contacts in those fields. Dave teaches many window workshops and has been co-instructor at one of John Leeke's window training sessions and is up to speed on whole house energy efficiency issues. He has two innovative weatherstripping techniques he will bring for consideration at the Summit.
Bagala Window Works
60 Gray Road, 3-4
Falmouth, ME 04105
marc @ bagalawindoworks . com
Marc has been restoring windows for over twenty years and worked on modern windows before that. Marc is the innovator of the steam cabinet method of deglazing and paint removal. Considering Marc's long-time involvement with windows, he comes to the Standards project as a "generalist" to comment on the differences and similarities of the procedures used in our various shops; and also advising as a specialist on steam deglazing.
Steve is a skilled woodworker and has been restoring windows for several years. He brings his special knowledge on the method of part-by-part replacement and the making of replacement parts.
Steve has a decade of experience restoring buildings in Philadelphia and Georgia and is director of the historic preservation program at Savannah Technical College, which is strong in the preservation trades. Steve wants to use the Standards in his classes and is advising on how to bring the Standards into academic programs.
fieldrep @ preservationde . org
Robin is the Southern Delaware Field Representative for Preservation Delaware, She is advising on the special needs of local preservation commissions and how those needs can be served by the Standards. Robin is on the board of the National Alliance of Preservation Commissions and helps spread the word about the Standards to commissions all across the land.
J. Scott Tripp
Scott is a preservation student in the Heritage Conservation Program at the Willowbank School of Restoration Arts in Queenston, Ontario, Canada. He is our Adviser on international affairs, with a focus on Canadian issues.
Marlowe Restorations LLC
PO Box 402
Northford, CT 06472
Restoring windows has been an important part of Paul's preservation contracting work for decades. He is advising on window work in general, and more specifically on wood-epoxy repairs.
Winn Mountain Restorations
Andy has specialized in window restoration since 2006 after years of working on his own old houses.
Stained Glass Conservator & Consultant
90 Bridge St. #405
Westbrook, Maine 04092
Robin is an artisan who works at the bench daily, as well as consulting on projects nationally.
Historic Preservation Specialist
DC Historic Preservation Office
Brendan is an Historic Preservation Specialist with the District of Columbia State Historic Preservation Office. His office also plays the role of a city agency and therefore have review authority over building permits in the city, handling many permits for replacement windows. He represents his office's entire review staff and offers comments on technical aspects of window construction and durability, home owner view point, and replacement sales tactics.
Smith Restoration Sash
122 Manton Avenue, Unit #714
Providence, RI 02909
Justin is a traditional sash maker with 20 years of experience making sash and windows.
Steve Stier 517.648.2933
5317 Okemos Road
East Lansing, MI 48823
stephenstier @ gmail . com
Educator, member of PTN, Michigan Historic Preservation Network and developer of Michigan's Practical Preservation Training Program.
mike @ blackberrysystems . com
Blackberry Window & Doors Systems
6477 West KL Ave.
Kalamazoo, MI 49009
Owner of Blackberry, Steel & Wood Window Restorer and replacement window vendor.
eknibbe @ quinnevans . com
Partner, Quinn Evans Archtects
Ann Arbor, MI
Historic Restoration Architect
Brian Conway 517.373.0511 (Stated that he will send Representative)
702 W. Kalamazoo
Lansing, MI 48909
Patricia Blick 501.324.9665
patriciab @ arkansasheritage . org
The Department of Arkansas Heritage
323 Center Street, 1500 Tower Bldg.
Little Rock, AR 72201
Building Preservation Services, LLC
West Grove, PA
John specializes in restoring wooden windows and installing storm windows, in Delaware, Pennsylvania, and Maryland. He has restored a couple hundred windows in five years of operation. Weatherstripping is a specialty. Key interests include the performance and longevity of different weatherstripping systems and fighting the war on replacements.
Old House Specialists, LLC
1019 S. Lawrence St.
Montgomery, AL 36104
Hilda @ OldHouseSpecialists . biz
Hilda does wood and steel window restoration. She has a particular interest in "procedural issues" where you go step-by-step and the last step always is: Every Body is Happy.
Sales Manager, Mon-Ray, Inc.
800-544-3646 Ext 243
jnelson @ monray . com
Advising on storm windows and energy testing.
Window restoration contractor
South Bend, IN
Illinois SHPO's Architect
Kentucky preservation, window contractor
phyl . kidd @ gmail . com
<This is a draft of the Advisers list that will appear in the published Standards. If you have corrections, additions or revisions, please submit them by clicking on "Post Reply" below.>