Below is a list of archived News and Events items:
|Wooden Window Repair Methods|
August 14-16, 2013 at Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site, Cornish, NH Please contact Melissa_Sims@nps.gov directly to enroll. Course Description: Thousands of wood windows are ripped out of this country’s older and historic buildings each year. This astonishing loss is due in part to the fact that few people remain skilled in the repair and maintenance of wooden windows. In this ...
|Tom McGrath Retirement Party Announcement|
Save the date for Tom McGrath’s Retirement soiree. Originally published in The Herald-Mail. Location: The Press Room, Herald Mail Company, 100 Summit Avenue Hagerstown, MD Date and Time: January 4, 2013, 6:30-10:00 Dress: Casual (Except Tom…we want to see him in a tuxedo while we are all sporting our jeans.) Meal: Marinated Beef Brisket, Stuffed Chicken Breast, and Baked ...
|Timber Framers Guild 2013 Western Conference|
- THIS CONFERENCE HAS PASSED - Please see below for details and contact information if you have questions about future events. 2013 Western Conference April 18-21, 2013 Coeur d’Alene, Idaho For more information and registration click HERE
|Section 508 – Accessible Web Content (WCAG 2.0)|
Training: July 11, 2013 In 2010, the Board’s Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) on Section 508 proposed to incorporate the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines, also known as WCAG 2.0. The WCAG 2.0 is published and maintained by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) and are the internationally recognized standards for web accessibility. WCAG is a ...
|Publications Available on History and Historic Preservation|
Check out all the great publications on History and Historic Preservation put out by the NPS. You’ll find links to the Technical Preservation Briefs, Maritime History, Museum Management and lots more. Browse them all at http://www.nps.gov/history/publications.htm.
|PAST Class of 2015 – Orientation at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park|
The 10th PAST class began in June of 2013 and includes 20 trainees and 10 mentors. As part of the class orientation, participants embarked on a walking tour of Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, where they learned about historic architecture, preservation philosophy, the treatment of historic properties, cultural landscapes, and other important preservation-related topics.
OPM’s Center for Leadership Development offers a series of courses in Leadership and Management. From Managing the Flexible Workplace to a Managing Performance Seminar. Look at their entire schedule online.
|Mast of the U.S.S. Maine – Restoring the Historic Steps to the Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery|
Check out this informative video on how the historic steps were restored and an accessible ramp was constructed at the Mast of the U.S.S. Maine memorial in Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia:
|Iron & Steel Preservation Conference 2013|
- THIS CONFERENCE HAS PASSED - Please see below for details and contact information if you have questions about future events. March 4-5, 2013 Lansing MI Registration Now Open Arc Welding Wrought Iron and Historic Steel Welding wrought iron with an electric arc welding process has been referred to as problematic, especially welding steel to wrought iron. Few in-depth ...
|Energy Efficiency Training Videos|
PG&E (Pacific Gas & Electric) has a variety of energy efficiency training videos available on demand. Check them out!
|Denver Service Center Technical Informatuion Center|
The Denver Service Center maintains the Technical Information Center (TIC) website offers a wealth of Forms, Templates, Samples and Technical Bulletins for the Design and Construction process. They also offer Historic Structure Report standards.
|Courageous Followers, Courageous Leaders: New Relationships for Changing TImes|
This webinar will be presented by Ira Chaleff, author of the award winning book The Courageous Follower: Standing Up To and For Our Leaders. He has been cited in the Harvard Business Review as one of the pioneers in the field of “followership” and has been named one of the best 100 minds on leadership by ...
|Building Performance Database|
The Buildings Performance Database (BPD) enables users to perform statistical analysis on an anonymous dataset of tens of thousands of commercial and residential buildings from across the country. Managed by the Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy office of the DOE, the BPD users can compare performance trends among similar buildings to identify and prioritize cost-saving ...
|Advanced Photovoltaic Training and Installation at Zion National Park|
- THIS TRAINING SESSION HAS PASSED - Please see below for details and contact information if you have questions about future training. Put the skills learned in Introduction to Photovoltaics to work at Zion National Park, November 5-9. Classroom topics will delve more into the site analysis and design of PV systems. Project will involve moving an ...
The EPA has developed a Stormwater Calculator to help you estimate the annual amount of rainwater and frequency of runoff from a specific site anywhere in the United States (including Puerto Rico). Estimates are based on local soil conditions, land cover, and historic rainfall records.