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Upcoming Webinars

Introduction to HVAC Systems

This webinar will explain the operation of how these mechanical systems create environmental conditions for collecting institutions. The topics that will be addressed include an introduction to the components of an HVAC system, the job of each component, and how the components work together to achieve desired environmental conditions. This webinar is recommended for collections professionals who would like to gain a better understanding of the fundamentals of HVAC systems’ basic operations. A fundamental knowledge of these system operations is necessary to evaluate an HVAC system’s capabilities and performance, and to inform sustainable environmental management.

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Introduction to HVAC Systems
October 14, 2021 – 2:00pm - 3:30pm EST

This webinar will explain the operation of how these mechanical systems create environmental conditions for collecting institutions.

Recent Webinars

Sustainable Preservation: Quick Tips and Approaches for Museums, Libraries, and Archives
May 6, 2021
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Energy Monitoring for Cultural Heritage Institutions
February 19, 2021
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Responding to Issues
July 9, 2020
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Setting Appropriate Parameters
June 11, 2020
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Understanding Fluctuations and Equilibrations
May 14, 2020
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Evaluating Collection Spaces
August 16, 2019 (Beginner)
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Preventive Conservation and the Role of Environment
July 25, 2019 (Beginner)
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Answers to Common Questions Associated with Starting an Environmental Monitoring Program
August 7, 2018 (Beginner)
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Archived Webinars

Introduction to Sustainable Practices in Environmental Management
February 11, 2015 (Beginner / Moderate Level)
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Understand the Risks & Benefits of Your Storage Environment
March 11, 2015 (Beginner / Moderate Level)
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Best Practices for Data Collection and Analysis
April 8, 2015 (Beginner / Moderate Level)
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Dealing with Temperature & Moisture Extremes in Your Environment
May 6, 2015 (Beginner / Moderate Level)
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Equilibration and Enclosures
June 10, 2015 (Beginner / Moderate Level)
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Building Envelopes and Moisture Control
July 8, 2015 (Beginner / Moderate Level)
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Understanding Mechanical Systems
August 12, 2015 (Moderate / Advanced Level – Institutions with HVAC Systems)
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Diagnosing and Addressing Inefficient HVAC Operations
September 9, 2015 (Moderate / Advanced Level – Institutions with HVAC Systems)
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Becoming Sustainable: Real-World Approaches
October 14, 2015 (All Levels)
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