IPI offers a range of preservation consulting services, from environmental monitoring and data analysis, to mechanical system design consultation, analysis, and optimization.
An Environmental Monitoring & Data Analysis project evaluates storage environments and their effects on collections in order to prioritize preservation needs. IPI consultants will work with you to:
A Mechanical System Analysis and Optimization project evaluates mechanical system performance and identifies possible improvements or adjustments that could be applied with minimal or no capital investment. IPI consultants will work with you to:
A Mechanical System Design Consultation ensures that resources invested in mechanical system upgrades for collections will provide the desired preservation environment and are sustainable over time. IPI consultants will work with you to:
A Preservation Commissioning project evaluates that a mechanical system(s) is working according to design specifications, and sets realistic and sustainable goals for HVAC operation and long-term collection preservation. IPI consultants will work with you to:
A Film Storage Assessment project examines the quality of the storage environment for acetate and nitrate film collections in various stages of condition and makes recommendations for improving long-term preservation. IPI consultants will work with you to:
IPI offers preservation training tailored to fit the needs of your institution. We can also present talks or workshops at your institution for both your staff and colleagues at neighboring organizations on a range of topics associated with preservation.