April 10 2008

Sustainability at the Museum of Art


Recently I was asked to do a presentation on 'Sustainability' as it relates to a Museum of Art. The presentation was geared to the museum facility board and included the definition of sustainability, sustainable decision making, unique considerations special to museums, case studies and a conclusion about sustainable metrics and LEED. My co presenter, Mike Babcock of EMO Energy Solutions, also presented his perspective from his experience as a sustainability consultant. It is interesting to note that for a variety of reasons there are not many examples of successful sustainable museums and that any museum attempting sustainability is trailblazing at this point in time.

Here is some of the useful information we found during our preparation for the talk:



Case Studies:

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