Decorative imageAbout the session

Date: 21 February 2024
Time: 10:00-11:30
Format: Via Zoom

Do you want to develop a carbon reduction strategy for your museum? In this workshop you will learn the fundamental principles of carbon reporting and lifecycle assessment and understand definitions and terminology used to create a strategy. Delegates will discuss utility consumption and types of maintenance, construction and refurbishment work and where these activities fit into the museum building lifecycle. You’ll also learn the do’s and don’ts of communicating carbon footprint information to your visitors.

This session will be taking place over Zoom, a video conferencing platform.

Who should attend?

The session is aimed at delegates who have some responsibility for operational management of utilities (electricity, gas and water) or procuring refurbishment, interventions, exhibit fit out and maintenance for a historic venue.

Delegates with responsibility for marketing and media would also gain an insight into how to communicate information about carbon footprints to various audiences.

What will you learn?

Delegates will:

  • Understand how carbon emissions are categorized for business reporting and lifecycle assessment of buildings
  • Recognise which activities at their museum will have the largest CO2 impact
  • Learn how to communicate efforts to various audiences in media. Developing initial strategies for reducing impact towards a “net zero carbon” future

About the trainer

Dr Rosi Fieldson is an architect, BREEAM assessor and lifecycle assessment consultant in the built environment sector and has over 20 years of industry experience. She has been teaching professional practice at University of Lincoln for the past four years whilst expanding the research and consultancy services for lifecycle assessment in a wide range of building types at the Lincoln School of Architecture and Built Environment.