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Saturday, August 6 • 9:00am - 10:15am
610 - Sustainable Archives: Strategies for Our Future

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Using case studies, the speakers present innovative and practical green building strategies that reduce an archives' carbon footprint while still respecting the critical goal of preserving collections. Implementing sustainable practices is challenging, but the first step is to understand the options for sustainable solutions for an archives facility and its programs.

Pacifico: Sustainable Archival and Special Collections Facilities
Wood: Sustainability in Archive Design

Chair
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Michele F. Pacifico

Archival Facility Consultant, Pacifico Archival Consulting
An archivist for over 30 years, Michele Pacifico has specialized in archival facilities since 1987. She is co-chair of SAA's Technical Subcommittee on Archival Facilities Guidelines, is coordinating a new US-Canadian facilities standard, and is a working member of the ICA Expert Group on Archive Buildings and Environments. She was co-editor and contributing author of the SAA Standard-"Archival and Special Collections Facilities: Guidelines for... Read More →

Speakers
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Jeremy Linden

Senior Preservation Environment Specialist, Image Permanence Institute
Jeremy Linden joined IPI as a Preservation Environment Specialist in January 2010. He is primarily involved in the environmental management activities of IPI and works closely with colleagues in libraries, archives and museums on issues of material preservation, mechanical system performance, energy-savings and sustainability as a researcher, educator, and consultant. Prior to IPI, Jeremy was the Head of Archives and Special Collections at the... Read More →
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Chris Wood

Architect, SmithGroup JJR
Chris Wood, AIA, LEED BD+C is an architect at SmithGroupJJR and leader of the Cultural Studio in the DC office. SmithGroupJJR has developed a specialty in collections care with more than 25 archive projects, including work for the Smithsonian, National Archives, and Disney. Working with in-house engineering, Chris believes in the benefits of fully integrated design, especially as it can contribute to sustainability in archives. Chris is currently... Read More →


Saturday August 6, 2016 9:00am - 10:15am
Room 208/209 Hilton Atlanta, 255 Courtland Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30303

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