Have you been considering using LED (light emitting diode) bulbs for your exhibits? This rapidly-developing class of environmentally friendly lighting fixtures has generated quite a buzz. The staff at the Shelburne Museum in Shelburne, Vermont, has been researching and using LED bulbs in some of its galleries for about eight years.
Recorded: Thursday, March 29, 2012
Duration: Approximately 65 minutes
Guest Experts: Rick Kerschner, Director of Preservation and Conservation and Nancie Ravenel, Objects Conservator, both of the Shelburne Museum in Shelburne, Vermont
Host: Elsa Huxley, Director of Communications, Heritage Preservation
- “Looking into Light” Shelburne Museum blog post
- “Guidelines for Selecting Solid‐State Lighting for Museums” by James R. Druzik and Stefan W. Michalski (please note that another report on conservation implications of LED lighting is due shortly. To receive a copy of either report, please email James Druzik at JDruzik AT getty DOT edu.)
- Jordan Schnitzer Museum Gateway Report
- Getty Gateway Study of LED Retrofit Lamps
- Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction Summary
- PowerPoint Presentation from the live chat event
- Steven Weintraub’s Report to AIC’s Green Task Force
- ULTRA LED Retrofit PAR20 Lamps Information Sheet
- Photometric Testing & Evaluation Report
- LED Retrofits Limited Warranty
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