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 Henry Ford Museum

Installing the first facility- wide air-conditioning system amidst priceless artifacts and daily visitors

This project required extremely close cooperation with building occupants and extraordinary sensitivity to the whole museum collection. The ventilation system absorption steam chiller, four huge roof-mounted air handlers, and several thousand feet of 36" diameter fabric duct hung throughout the museum. This work was featured in CAM Magazine.

LOCATION:
Dearborn, Michigan

PLAN:
Installation of AC and humidity systems for 11 acres of the museum

TEAM:
JC Beal Construction Inc.
The Edison Institute
Jickling Lyman Powell Associates
Peter Basso Associates, Inc.

PHOTOGRAPHY:
Stephen Graham Photography

RELATED LINKS:
Henry Ford Museum

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Construction that needed close cooperation with building occupants

State of the art aircondition system put in

Working around the museums extremely sensitiv collection