Thermo Expert works with a select group of window manufacturers who can provide historically accurate windows that allow developers to meet the exacting standards of historic preservation organizations and to qualify for Federal and State Historic Tax Credits.
Thermo Expert has completed window installation projects for numerous buildings currently listed on the National Park Service Register of Historic Places – many of which have received historic preservation awards from national, state and local organizations. We work diligently to ensure that our window replacements meet the stringent requirements of the historic Standards for Restoration as defined by the National Park Service.
This renovation project involved Thermo Expert installing aluminum-clad wood windows in this central and recognizable brick building in downtown Pittsfield. The Backus Building, 4-8 Bank Row, was constructed by William G. Backus, who owned a stove and plumbers’ supply store. A historic tidbit: the roof originally was federal style, but that was changed in 1880 to make a third story with a flat roof. … Read More
The Old Brick Furniture building, as it was formerly known, is transforming to a residential and commercial building space. The 110,000-square foot building is one fo the few remaining 19th-century factory buildings along River Street in the city that has not been transformed into an apartment building. Thermo Expert installed new aluminum windows for this project. … Read More
Listed on the National Historic Register, Ludlow Mill has been redeveloped into the Residences at Mill 10 containing 63 one-bedroom and 12 two-bedroom apartments for residents ages 55 and older. Thermo Expert replaced skylights for 10 openings and over 590 historic windows. Originally built in 1887, the 170-acre former mill complex, formerly the home of the Ludlow Manufacturing and Sales Co., … Read More
Built in 1909, the historic Worcester Boy’s Trade School was transformed into 84 loft units in 2015 by the WinnCompanies. The Classical Revival style building earned a place on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980, and was constructed in part with aid of federal and state Historic Tax Credits, which required the expert installation of 312 historic replica windows. … Read More
The Neighborhood of Affordable Housing converted the former Sitkowski School, which was built in 1905 and previously served as a high school and middle school for the town, into an energy-efficient, 66-unit apartment community for seniors aged 55 and older. Thermo Expert installed 284 historic replica windows that included customized arch windows, which in addition to helping the project retain its historic character, … Read More
The former Massachusetts Army National Guard Armory was converted by the city of North Adams for use as a youth and community center. Thermo Expert completed a total window replacement for the project, which included 72 window with specialty arches. … Read More
WinnDevelopment converted the three-story brick Italianate building, constructed in 1870 and originally known as the Hamilton Manufacturing Company Counting House, into 52 mixed-income apartments known as Counting House Lofts. Thermo Expert installed 489 historically accurate windows in the building and 19 historic bridge windows that helped developer WinnCompanies meet the requirements of the Energy Star New Construction Multifamily High Rise program and ensured that all renovations were completed to the standards of the Lowell Historic Board, … Read More
The Archdiocese of Boston Planning Office for Urban Affairs transformed the Charles Hayes Building, built in two phases in 1894 and 1911, into fifty-seven affordable and market rate apartments and first floor retail space. The former box factory, now known as The Hayes at Railroad Square, was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2010. … Read More
Once the largest cotton manufacturing mill in the world, developer E.A. Fish transformed this eight-building 1881 mill complex into 165 units of mixed-income housing into the area. The complex was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2006, and Thermo Expert installed over 1,000 historic replica windows to help the developer maintain Bourne Mill’s historic character. … Read More
Built in 1866, the former Linwood Cotton Mill was converted into 75 units of 55+ senior housing as well as retail and commercial space by EA Fish Development in 2012. The mill was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1989, and Thermo Expert installed 410 historic replica windows to meet the exacting standards of the National Park Service. … Read More