British flag

Museums Need to Think Smaller

British flagA museum official said that instead of getting larger or raising more money, these cultural institutions could get smaller so they would need less money and less natural resources. Maurice Davies, the Museums Association’s (MA) head of policy and communications, spoke at the University College London Centre for Sustainable Heritage.

Davies, who oversaw the MA’s Sustainability report, praised Arts Council England’s (ACE) decision to embed environmental sustainability in its major program funding agreements from 2012. An ACE-commissioned report said regional museums have the highest energy intensity of all the organizations profiled.

The report estimated that the total carbon footprint for all 704 ACE-funded organizations was around 121,000 tonnes.

How Tracking/Managing Energy Consumption Drives Real Cost Savings
Sponsored By: Digital Lumens

Packaging LED & Advanced Rooftop Unit Control (ARC) Retrofits for Maximum Performance
Sponsored By: Transformative Wave

The Hidden Costs of Air Compressor Operation
Sponsored By: FS-Elliott

Planning for a Sustainable Future
Sponsored By: Dakota Software


Leave a Comment

User Name :
Password :
If you've no account register here first time
User Name :
User Email :
Password :

Login Now