From Barbara Campagna at the National Trust for Historic Preservation:
Finally – the National Trust’s Best Practices Manual, complete with over 50 pages on Sustainable Practices at existing and historic buildings – is online and downloadable!
Taking care of historic sites requires a sound understanding of good stewardship principles, some well-thought-out policies and a lot of common sense! And in the case of the National Trust’s 29 historic sites, many of which are National Historic Landmarks, expertise in historic preservation practices for buildings and landscapes. To learn more about the National Trust’s Best Practices Manual and download it for advice on any historic building, please see the new architecture page on the Historic Sites Blog.