Environmental management projects in four National Trust historic sites have demonstrated the inherent conflicts of installing HVAC systems in precious structures not built to function as museums.

In this session, speakers review the various problems and discuss the different innovative suggestions for rethinking their approach to climate management systems at each site.

Barbara Campagna, National Trust for Historic Preservation (Chair)
Frank Aucella, Woodrow Wilson House
Cynthia Malinick, Decatur House Museum
David Young, Cliveden of the National Trust