FREE Sacramento & LA area workshop-Environmental Monitoring to Preserve Collections Sept. 2012

Environmental Monitoring to Preserve Collections and Save Energy!

September 5, 2012 – California State University, Sacramento Library – 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

September 7, 2012 – California State University, Dominguez Hills Library – 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Sponsored by the California Preservation Program, supported by the U.S. Institute of Museum & Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services & Technology Act, administered by the California State Library.  Note: this is not a LAPNet sponsored workshop; posting on behalf of the CPP.

Workshop instructor: James M. Reilly, Director, Image Permanence Institute

This one-day program will explore new approaches to controlling environmental conditions in cultural institutions. A leading expert in the field, Reilly will present physically and financially feasible environmental control strategies to help institutions preserve collections materials for the long-term.

After a short introduction to essential concepts describing the relationships among temperature, relative humidity and collection preservation, attendees will learn how to read and interpret data from PEM2s* and other dataloggers; how to use eClimate Notebook**; and how to practically apply that knowledge – to optimize conditions to maximize service lives of collections, and to minimize energy consumption by heating, ventilating, and cooling (HVAC) systems while achieving satisfactory environmental conditions.

Topics covered will include:

Ø  The Collections Environment

Ø  Understanding the Building/Climate Relationship

Ø  Environmental Monitoring and Data Analysis

Ø  New Approaches and Best Practices for Environmental Control



Registration:  Limited space, pre-registration required. Register online at:

For registration assistance contact: Alexandra Gingerich

For questions about the workshop contact:

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