The first Preventive Conservation Working Group knowledge exchange session:
Naoko Sonoda from the National Museum of Ethnology in Osaka will talk about indoor climate control, and especially the challenges and issues faced.
Bart Ankersmit works as a researcher at the Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands. He will provide an overview of the challenges museums face in the Netherlands due to the combination of strict climate requirements and the nation-wide energy transition, ie reduce the use of natural gas and use electricity.
Vesna Živković works at the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library New Zealand. ATL is an institution which achieved the perceived “optimum” of absolutely constant relative humidity and temperature and minimising the levels of air pollutants due to its well maintained and well-operated air-conditioning system and high-level chemical and particle filtration