Category Archives: Historic Preservation

JDB Engineering Inc., Awarded The Yorktowne Property Project

  YORK, Pa. – October 6, 2016 – The York County Industrial Development Authority (YCIDA) selected JDB Engineering to provide mechanical, electrical, and plumbing engineering design on the Yorktowne Property project, located in downtown York, PA. “We are ecstatic to be involved in the Yorktowne Project” states Tim Warren, President of JDB Engineering. “As a […]

Historic Preservation = Community Preservation

by Scott D. Butcher, FSMPS, CPSM This article was originally published in the AIA Central Pennsylvania Chapter Architext newsletter, Fall 2013: For many years, it seemed like historic preservation and sustainable design were on separate paths, occasionally intersecting with one-another.  In recent years, however, professionals from the preservation, design, and construction fields have realized […]

Historic Preservation: The Ultimate in Green Building

by Scott D. Butcher, FSMPS, CPSM (The following is adopted from Scott Butcher’s presentation of the same title, recently delivered as keynote of Historic York, Inc.’s annual meeting and at several Rotary Clubs.) Recently, while conducting research for a presentation, I came across a simple yet profound statement: “The greenest building in the world is […]