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Historic Brick: Balancing Preservation and Climate Action

By Eric Morrow on Mar 5, 2024 9:00:00 AM

Insulating behind historic brick poses challenges for architects and preservationists alike. While it promises energy efficiency gains, there are concerns about its impact on the integrity of the brick and the building as a whole. However, with proper testing and expert guidance, it can be navigated successfully.

Topics: Sustainability Energy Efficiency Building Envelope Building Enclosure historic preservation climate action architecture