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Workshop on sustainable preservation practices for managing storage environments

From: Kara West <kwest<-at->
Date: Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Balboa Art Conservation Center is pleased to welcome and host James
Reilly, founder and director of The Image Permanence Institute
(IPI), to San Diego to present

    Sustainable Preservation Practices for Managing Storage
    Balboa Park, California
    October 9-10, 2012

This two-day workshop is designed to enable staff in cultural
institutions to avoid risks to collections while they support
sustainability efforts and pursue opportunities for energy cost

The workshop will introduce participants to:

    Recent developments in the tools and techniques to sustainably
    manage the storage environment

    Basic mechanical system functions, the energy consuming elements
    of mechanical systems, and how to identify where responsible
    energy savings are possible

    A methodology for defining and achieving optimal and sustainable
    preservation storage climates

    Guidelines for risk management of changes in temperature and RH
    settings that affect collections

    How facilities and collections staff can best work together

Who should attend?

    Facilities administrators and HVAC technicians
    Collections care professionals
    Directors, curators, and librarians

Fees: This workshop is designed for both facilities administrators
and collections care professionals. To encourage cross-department
participation, a discount is available for dual registration.

    Single registration: $50
    Dual registration for staff from the same institution:$75

See <URL:>

for more information and to register.

Contact Kara West <kwest<-at->bacc<.>org> with questions.

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