MOCA Installs MeeFog System to Improve Humidity Control 

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Museum environments must be strictly monitored and controlled to prevent the deterioration of historic artifacts and art collections. Temperature, relative humidity, and light levels all must be optimized. While temperature and light are typically well cared for, humidity can be a wild card. If left to drift out of the desired range, it can exert dramatic changes on paintings and other objects.

Challenge
Upgrading the existing air handling units (AHUs) and humidification system at the museum without having to close the facility to engage in major demolition and extensive renovations.

Solution
The facility kept the outer casing of the exisiting AHUs but changed out the AHU motors, cooling coils, heating coils and upgraded the casing interior and exterior. A new building automation system was also installed, which made it possible to manage energy usage throughout the building. 


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