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Cultural Facility Environmental Control

Friday, January 13th, 2023

Last month, Ki Culture and Gallery Climate Coalition held a 2-day online conference to outline the current state of environment control within museums and explore alternatives that use less energy, with a lower environmental footprint based on scientific data and case studies. Climate control requires massive energy consumption and is one of the leading carbon […]

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World Workplace 2022

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2022

If you’ve never been to IFMA’s World Workplace, you should really consider doing so.  The experience is well worth the expense and I cannot explain how nice it is to be in a facility where everyone understands what you do every day.  AND they’re enthusiastic about it!  Nashville did not disappoint either.  Music City Center […]

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Cultural Facility Project Checklist

Wednesday, July 27th, 2022

Are you a facility manager new to the cultural institution industry? Do you ever wonder if you are forgetting something as you plan and execute your projects at a cultural facility? We heard it would have been nice to have a checklist of things to consider going into a major renovation from a facility director […]

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Seattle Asian Art Museum Renovation and Expansion

Friday, August 27th, 2021

Please enjoy this article about being a Facility Manager for a Historic Nationally Landmarked Museum during restoration and expansion. Lee Richardson – Seattle Asian Art Museum – Blueprint (bpcmag.com) Reimagined. Reinstalled. Reopening. – Asian Art Museum – Feb 8 2020 (seattleartmuseum.org) Best LEE RICHARDSON, CFM Director of Facilities   Seattle Art Museum, Olympic Sculpture Park, […]

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Earth Day during COVID-19: Green Tips for Closed Museums by AAM

Tuesday, May 12th, 2020

In 2020, Earth Day falls during a time when much of the coronavirus-stricken world is staying at home. Every part of the global community is impacted, and museums have been hit particularly hard. Meanwhile, we find ourselves living in a time when we must take on two vital tasks simultaneously—battling the acute trauma of COVID-19 […]

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The Green Museums Community is Taking Climate Action

Monday, October 21st, 2019

The Green Museums Community is Taking Climate Action Meet the Author Joyce Lee FAIA, LEED Fellow, president of IndigoJLD.

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The Green Museums Community and U.N. Climate Week

Monday, October 14th, 2019

The green museums community and U.N. Climate Week By Joyce Lee FAIA, LEED Fellow Posted October 6, 2017

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ENERGY STAR Score for Museums: You can manage what you measure

Monday, May 13th, 2019

ENERGY STAR Score for Museums: You can manage what you measure By Joyce Lee FAIA, LEED Fellow Posted October 6, 2017  

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MCIC Social Media

Friday, April 26th, 2019

Stay up to date with MCIC on social platforms!   LinkedIn Twitter

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US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention taps IFMA to help reduce Legionella growth and spread in buildings

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has tapped IFMA to help reduce the incidence of Legionella that led to the building-associated Legionnaires’ disease outbreaks CDC investigated from 2000 through 2014. This request underscores the critical role facility management plays in the built environment, with the health and safety of building occupants being […]

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