Techniques > Systems

Introduction

  • Systems Approach

Exterior

Exterior and Interior

Interior

  • Fixed Furnishing & Equipment

Utilities

  • Security
  • Environmental (HVAC)
  • Communication
  • Electrical (including Lighting)
  • Plumbing (Water and Waste)
  • Gas (including Lighting and Heating)

Buildings include complex, interrelated systems and components that collectively protect the other collections while providing an authentic, engaging context for the interpretive experience.

Context-sensitive and cost-effective stewardship of the buildings will benefit from a Systems Approach that — with reference to standards and methods from the museum field, facilties management and construction science — identifies, documents, and catalogues interrelated elements, systems and spaces.