Preservation Walks & Talks

Educational Series focused on Preservation, Planning, and Neighborhood Revitalization

About Preservation Walks & Talks

Led by HSF Executive Director Frank Strassler and a host of knowledgeable guest speakers, these informative discussions feature topics that relate to preserving the community, planning, identifying historic architecture, celebrating property rehabilitation, and experiencing neighborhood revitalization. Preservation Walks are held during the warmer months of the year and will meet at various times and locations. Preservation Talks are generally held on the first Friday of each month at noon in the R.R. Smith Center for History and Art 2nd floor lecture hall. Preservation Walks & Talks are casual, free, and open to the public.  

2024 Preservation Walks and Talks

10:00 am – Saturday February 17, 2024

Preservation Talk: The Science of Indoor Environmental Quality

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Meet at the R.R. Smith Center for History and Art – 2nd Floor Conference Room

Event Description:
Preservation and rehabilitation of old buildings creates a unique puzzle for identifying and solving indoor environmental problems such as indoor air quality, mold, allergens, and ventilation.
Please join us for a presentation from Dr. Eva King, an expert at diagnosing the causes of uncomfortable and unhealthy indoor environments. Dr. King will speak about her work and how she helps owners develop a plan to improve their homes and buildings.

Dr. Eva King is a Council-certified Indoor Environmental Consultant (CIEC) and the Principal Scientist and Founder of AURA EnviroScience, in Keswick, Virginia.
Dr. King has been involved in investigations and research into indoor environments and health, allergens, asthma and immunology for close to 20 years. Her work has been published in many peer-reviewed scientific publications, and she regularly presents at conferences and workshops.