Monthly Archives: November 2007

Things that make you go… hmmmm

I find some of the Simpkins PAC’s endorsements fascinating.  Especially so in the case of their endorsement of Trudy Wade over Sandy Carmany in District 5. It is widely accepted that County Commissioner Skip Alston is among the PAC’s most influential members and my information is that Alston threw some serious weight around to assure that [...]

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The real cost of removing historic windows…

On Thursday I was in Athens, GA to give a talk on the energy efficiencies and ‘sustainability’ benefits of restoring historic windows as opposed to ripping them out and tossing them in the landfill.  Sponsored by the Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation and other local preservation interests, the emphasis of the symposium was on enegy savings in historic [...]

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