In museums the indoor climate is equally important for visitors and exhibits. Paintings, sculptures or other works of art need constant humidity and temperature conditions to remain in good condition for a long time. For the well-being of the visitors, it is important to ensure a pleasant temperature and air humidity as well as low CO2 concentrations in the exhibition space. Efficient climate control with room climate sensors not only ensures an optimum indoor atmosphere but also lower operating costs.
Since facility climate control is a significant cost factor for museum operators, it needs to be controlled as efficiently as possible.
Museums are frequented to varying degrees. If there is a large number of visitors, sufficient ventilation is required to keep the CO2 concentration in the exhibition space low. With fewer visitors and outside opening hours, on the other hand, the need for ventilation decreases due to lower CO2 levels in the building.
Exhibits Need a Constant Indoor Atmosphere
To protect the valuable exhibits and works of art, the temperature and air humidity in museums must be kept constant. This requires a certain amount of air circulation even when ventilation is reduced. Close monitoring of the indoor atmosphere is essential in order to regulate the ventilation to the required minimum, and reduce costs.
Using indoor climate sensors in exhibition and storage space and air flow sensors in ventilation ducts, means that the indoor atmosphere can be controlled in a precise and efficient way.
Indoor climate sensors must be able to do one thing above all: measure precisely and reliably, and react quickly to changes in the indoor atmosphere. Especially in museums, it is also essential to be able to blend the sensors discreetly and flexibly into the surroundings. The range of climate monitoring sensors extends from compact humidity or temperature sensors to devices for the combined measurement of CO2, humidity and temperature – optionally with or without a display.
Air flow sensors are used to monitor and control the air flow in ventilation ducts. When selecting suitable sensors, care should be taken to ensure that they operate reliably and stably in the long-term, even in contaminated environments. Assembly solutions for mounting in ducts, or with remote probes, facilitate the installation and maintenance of the air flow sensors.
Wireless sensor systems are ideal for complex climate monitoring tasks or in spatial conditions that do not allow a wired installation. Cabling accounts for a high proportion of the total costs, especially in larger facilities. The use of wireless sensors can save costs here. In addition, the wireless sensors can be placed flexibly in the room.
We would be happy to advise you on planning a wireless sensor system for monitoring your indoor climate!