Traditional Building Conference

Speaker Bios

Traditional Building Conference Series

New Orleans, LA, May 7-8, 2014

New Orleans Marriott
555 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA

Windows: Old, New, Historic and Traditional

 

Trends in Wood Window Design and Manufacture  

Brian Baggett

Marvin Windows and Doors

Brian Baggett graduated from Southern Illinois University – School of Architecture. He started with Marvin in 1996. He started with Marvin in 1996. Brian is the territory Manager for the Southeast that includes Georgia and Florida and currently reside in Orlando, FL.

Tab Colbert

 

Bronze, Steel, and Aluminum Windows:-History, Repair and Fabrication  

Robert Baird
Vice-President
Historical Arts and Casting, Inc.
5580 West Bagley Park Road
West Jordan UT 84088
P: 800-225-1414
F: 801-280-2493
E: Robert@historicalarts.com
W: www.historicalarts.com

Robert A. Baird is one of the original founders of Historical Arts and Casting, Inc. and is currently acting as the Senior Vice President of Operations. Historical Arts & Casting is one of the premier ornamental metal manufacturers in the United States and provides the highest quality metalwork for clients worldwide. For most of his professional life, Robert has been involved in metal work. He spent several years in Washington D.C. working with the National Trust for Historic Preservation before returning to the private sector. At present he resides in Salt Lake City, Utah with his wife and four children. When he is not designing and creating custom metal light fixtures or surveying and inspecting cast iron buildings he enjoys sailing in Maine and is in the process of restoring a classic wooden boat.

Tab Colbert

 

Big Windows: Geometry for Traditional New Windows  

Gary L. Brewer, AIA
Partner, Robert A.M. Stern Architects, New York, NY
460 West 34th Street
New York, NY 10001
Phone: 212 967 5100
Fax: 212 967 5588

Gary L. Brewer joined Robert A.M. Stern Architects in 1989 and has been a Partner in the firm since 2008. His responsibilities have involved the design and administration of various institutional, hospitality, and residential projects.

Mr. Brewer's university work includes the Darden School of Business Administration at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia; the Spangler Campus Center at the Harvard Business School, Boston, Massachusetts; the Simons Center for the Arts at the College of Charleston, South Carolina; the Ernest F. Hollings National Advocacy Center and West Campus Residence Quadrangle at the University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina; and the Fitness and Aquatics Center at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island.

Mr. Brewer was the architect-in-charge for the Perkins Visitor Center at Wave Hill, Bronx, New York; the International Storytelling Center, Jonesborough, Tennessee; and the Ocean Course Golf Clubhouse in Kiawah, South Carolina. He contributed to the design of hotels at Paris Disneyland and The Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.

His residential work includes the 1994 Life magazine Dream House, which has sold over 3,000 house plans and was built near Atlanta as a model house for Habitat for Humanity. He was also Project Architect for This Old House magazine's 1998 Dream House, which was featured for one year for its design and construction process. Custom-designed houses include residences in Seaside, Florida; Westport, Connecticut; Houston, Texas; East Hampton, New York; and the Riverdale section of the Bronx, New York.

Prior to his association with Robert A.M. Stern Architects, Mr. Brewer was a senior designer for Buttrick White and Burtis in New York where he was responsible for the new Dana Center on the Harlem Meer; a proposed tennis pavilion in Central Park; and the restoration of an award-winning townhouse in New York City. He also worked at RTKL Associates in Baltimore as a designer on large-scale retail and mixed-use projects.

Mr. Brewer's work has been published in Architectural Record, Architectural Digest, The New York Times, Life Magazine, This Old House, and The Classicist. He has lectured extensively on traditional house design, the history of pattern book houses, and New York City clubs. He is a Fellow Emeritus and Board Member of the Institute of Classical Architecture & Classical America and has led the Institute of Classical Architecture & Classical America's traditional house design seminars for the American Institute of Building Designers in Florida, Virginia, Delaware, Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina. Mr. Brewer served on juries for the 2009 Residential Architects Design Awards program, the 2011 Philip Trammell Shutze Awards, and the 2011 John Staub Awards.

Tab Colbert

 

Wooden Window Repair Techniques- Selected Best Practices  

Marsha Caporaso , Abatron, Inc.

President of ABATRON, INC., a manufacturer of products for building restoration
Reside in Kenosha, Wisconsin

Education: J.D., Member Illinois Bar

Active in marketing and sales of epoxy products for restoration since 1980

P: 800.445.1754
E: marsha@abatron.com
W: www.abatron.com

 

Tab Colbert

 

How Industry Revolutionized Window Design and Construction
Wooden Window Repair Techniques- Selected Best Practices
 

Sally Fishburn
SA Fishburn, Inc.
safishburn@gmail.com
(802) 685-2524,
(802) 274-7990
399 Old Stagecoach Rd.
Danville, VT 05828

Sally Fishburn, owner of S.A. Fishburn, Inc., started her historic preservation career upon the completion of the North Bennet Street School’s Preservation Carpentry program in 1991. S.A. Fishburn, Inc. helps individuals (home owners, municipalities, non-profits, etc...) maintain the historic spirit of their buildings through hands-on preservation, consulting, and design work. S.A. Fishburn, Inc. offers wood window restoration, plaster preservation, reproduction architectural millwork, and custom cabinetry in traditional styles.

Tab Colbert

 

Bronze, Steel, and Aluminum Windows:-History, Repair and Fabrication  

Debbie Flood
Melron Corporation
CERTIFIED WOMAN OWNED BUSINESS
www.melroncorp.com
715-359-7001
Cell: 817-307-4418
Skype: debbie.flood1

 

 

Wooden Window Repair Techniques- Selected Best Practices  

Judy L. Hayward
Education Director, Traditional Building Conference
Executive Director, The Preservation Education Institute/Historic Windsor, Inc.
PO Box 1777
Windsor, VT 05089-0021
802 674-6752
jhayward@aimmedia.com
www.traditionalbuildingshow.com
histwininc@valley.net
www.preservationworks.org
@Gothiccottage on twitter

Judy Hayward is executive director of Historic Windsor, Inc., and the Preservation Education Institute in Windsor, Vermont. She is the education director for the Traditional Building Conference Series and develops and moderates distance education programs as well. She is a past president of the Preservation Trust of Vermont and its current secretary. Judy has been a board member of the APT Northeast Chapter and serves on Historic New England’s Advisory Council and the Windsor Design Review Commission, A Certified Local Government (CLG). For more than 30 years, she has developed preservation skills training programs for building professionals and written specialized curriculum and learning materials on topics including fire safety and historic preservation and accessibility for people with disabilities and historic preservation. She holds a master’s degree in public administration from the University of New Hampshire and is enrolled in the program leading to a Certificate in Educational Technology at Marlboro College Graduate School.

Tab Colbert

 

Wooden Window Repair Techniques- Selected Best Practices  

Duffy Hoffman, Owner
Hoffman Preservation & Restoration
Elizabethville, PA
215-262-0729
prepit@netzero.net
Facebook: “Duffy Hoffman”
www.sashmasterduffy.com

Duffy is the owner of Hoffman Preservation & Restoration and a third-generation craftsman with more than 25 years’ experience in preservation trades. Duffy is also one of the founders of the “Window Preservation Standards Collaborative,” a group focused on setting the standard for window restoration and weatherization. Notable projects include the following: Charles Carroll Manor (MD), Washington’s Crossing (PA), the Highlands (PA), and the Cornwall Iron Furnace (PA). Hoffman has conducted countless classes nationwide most notably at the International Preservation Trades Workshop (IPTW) and the Traditional Building Exhibition and Conference.

Tab Colbert

 

Glass and Windows: Past, Present, and Future  

Jim Larsen
Director Technology Marketing
Cardinal
775 Prairie Center Drive, Suite 200
Eden Prairie, MN 55344
Direct: 952 229 2609
Fax: 952 935 5538
jlarsen@cardinalcorp.com
www.cardinalcorp.com

 

 

Stormy Weather: Hurricanes, Codes, and Efficiency  

David Martin, President
Allied Window, Inc.
11111 Canal Road
Cincinnati, OH 45241
800-445-5411
dmartin@alliedwindow.com

David Martin has been President of Allied Window, Inc. since 1971. Prior to that he was a Manufacturing Consultant for Deloitte Haskins & Sells, Manager of Materials at Lodge & Shipley, Plant Manager at Cintas, and progressed at GE for (8) years. A graduate of the University of Cincinnati, he received his MBA degree at Xavier University. He has served his industry, becoming national VP of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry. He was active in small business issues, and was a congressional appointee delegate to the first White House Conference on Small Business in 1980.

Tab Colbert

 

Stormy Weather: Hurricanes, Codes, and Efficiency  

Jim Nelson
Sales Manager
Mon-Ray, Inc.
801 Boone Ave
North Minneapolis, MN 55427
763-543-6243
JNelson@monray.com

 

Tab Colbert

 

Trends in Wood Window Design and Manufacture  

Ron Safford
Parrett Windows & Doors
Dorchester, WI
800-541-9527
www.parrettwindows.com

 

Tab Colbert

 

Sunny Weather: Awnings, Shades, and Shutters  

John Sandor
Architectural Historian
Technical Preservation Services
US National Park Service
Department of the Interior John_Sandor@nps.gov
202-354-2030

John Sandor has worked as an architectural historian in the Technical Preservation Services Branch of the National Park Service since 1996. He reviews rehabilitation projects seeking certification for federal tax credit and provides assistance to the users of the program and the general public on technical aspects of preservation. He previously worked as the architectural coordinator for the West Virginia State Historic Preservation Office and has experience as a preservation consultant and a carpenter. He is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University. He serves on the boards of the DC Preservation League and the Latrobe Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians.

 

Tab Colbert

 

Testing Windows in the Laboratory and in the Field  

Gordon Shepperd, PE, LEED-AP, Principal
Apollo BBC
Better Building Consultants
5116 Bissonnet, No 262
Bellaire, Texas 77401
Main: 713.869.0000
Direct: 713.572.7288
gshepperd@apollobbc.com
www.apollobbc.com

Gordon is a co-founder and principal of Apollo BBC. His responsibilities include all management of personnel and tasks pertaining to Apollo BBC projects. Gordon provides his expertise and services to clients nationwide. Mr. Shepperd draws on his past experience in forensic investigation to provide expert building enclosure analysis, quality assurance during construction, and recommendations for windows, walls, and roof systems. He performs building enclosure assessments of new and existing buildings, with a focus on weather barriers, moisture migration through assemblies, and performance testing. His experience analyzing failures encompasses insulated enclosure assemblies, and cladding including stone, metal, stucco, EIFS, and masonry. Gordon is active in technical communities, including the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), the Association for Preservation Technology (APTI), the International Concrete Repair Institute (ICRI), the American Society of Heating Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), and the Building Enclosure Council, Houston Chapter.

 

Tab Colbert

 

Windows and Wood Technology: Exterior Finishes, Treatments, and Durability  

Michael Shoriak
E: Michael@cypressbuildingconservation.com
P: 225.936.2680

 

 

 

Bronze, Steel, and Aluminum Windows:-History, Repair and Fabrication
Wooden Window Repair Techniques- Selected Best Practices

Jim Turner
Turner Restoration
Detroit, Michigan
E: turnerrestoration@sbcglobal.net
P: 313-574-9073

 

Tab Colbert

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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