These are studies or articles we have found that explain in-depth the advantages and benefits of window restoration. We plan to regularly update this page with new information.
1. This PDF from the National Alliance of Preservation Commissions explores the energy efficiency and cost benefits of restored windows versus replacement units.
2. This is a field study that shows the minimal difference in energy performance between old windows weatherstripped and fitted with storms versus new window replacement.
3. This is another PDF from the National Alliance of Preservation Commissions that debunks many myths regarding window restoration.
4. This article on the Fine Homebuilding website explores the many benefits to restoring your wood windows instead of replacing them
5. This blog explores the issue of restoring vs. replacement with information supporting window restoration because of its many advantages and benefits.