Why be energy efficient?

One of the greatest challenges for museums and galleries is to reduce energy consumption, while maintaining visitor comfort and preserving collections. Taking action to improve energy efficiency can allow museums and galleries to reduce their energy costs and save money, while maintaining visitor comfort and protecting their collections.

Key resources

Museums and Galleries QLD has developed the Practical Guide for Sustainable Climate Control and Lighting in Museums and Galleries (Opens in a new window PDF 3.2 MB). This guide can help you make informed decisions around viable, economically and environmentally sustainable methods of protecting your collections. The guide identifies appropriate technologies, products and systems to help you achieve this.

See the Museums and Galleries Queensland website for more information about energy efficiency in museums and galleries.