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The Sidney Yates Building

How to Upgrade Windows in Historic Buildings for a 20% Tax Credit

Out with the old and in with the new is not always a good thing. And when it comes to historic buildings, the government agrees. In fact, preserving the physical integrity and re-use of historic buildings can qualify you for a 20% tax credit. Overseen by the Department of the Interior
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Case Study: Banking Industry

Federal banking buildings have a unique set of needs and challenges for their windows: government mandates require them to follow both safety and energy performance protocols, while historical preservation guidelines prohibit work that changes the appearance of the windows. Thermolite
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Case Study: Sidney R. Yates Federal Building

The Sidney R. Yates Federal Building is a 5 story historic complex located in Washington, DC at 14th Street and Independence Avenue SW. It was constructed from 1878 to 1880 and now serves as the USDA Forest Service headquarters. Thermolite was able to leave the preserve the historic e
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A Summary of Historic Preservation Compliance for Implementation of Anti-Terrorism Standards

With the recent changes in Unified Facilities Criteria (UFC) criteria for Department of Defense (DoD) Antiterrorism Standards for Building (view our previous post for a full summary of window requirements) those responsible for historic preservation may be wondering about their roles
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