Chapter 10: Designing, Constructing, and Renovating Storage Facilities

Walt Crimm, LEED AP Walt Crimm Associates, Inc.  6868 Scotforth Road, Philadephia, PA  19119

There are many opportunities in the design process to mitigate risk and provide a better
preservation environment for collections.  Understanding and communicating each
opportunity will enable the staff to be better advocates in this process. This chapter
integrates the work of other chapters in a summary form and applies them directly to the
building as one part of the preventative conservation approach to collection care.

Key words: contract documents, specifications, Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)