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  • 1. I N T E R N AT I O N A L A S S O C I AT I O N O F M U S E U M F A C I L I T Y A D M I N I S T R AT O R SPAPYRUS VOL. 12, NO. 2 FALL 2011 Benchmarking:80 QuestionsAir to WaterSchedule for the IAMFAHow to Use Data to Assess theHeat Pump for Annual Conference inas an AgentProductivity of Domestic Hot-WaterAuckland, NZfor ChangeYour Organization Generation

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ContentsLetter from the Editor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 Looking at Art in a New LightPart Three ina Four-Part Series: Conservation to Conversation . . . 23Message from the President . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .32011 IAMFA Conference Schedule . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26UpdateIAMFA Annual Conference in Auckland . . .4Operations Review Reveals Hidden MaintenanceBenchmarking: How to Use Data as an AgentImprovement ResourcesPart Three in afor Change . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10Three-Part Series: How to Evaluate YourFade-Testing of Museum Objects at the Operations Review Results . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28National Museum of Australia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12The Smithsonian Institutions Arts and IndustriesFamily Ties to the Auckland Museum . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Building Phase-2 Renovation Project . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42MOTATs Aviation Display Hall has More Action Exploratorium Construction Update. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44on the Wings than the All Blacks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15Harvard Art Museums Renovation andAir-to-Water Heat Pump for DomesticExpansion Project . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46Hot-Water Generation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16Torpedo Bay: New Home of the RoyalChapter News and Regional Updates . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47New Zealand Navy Museum . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17IAMFA MembersOrganizations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48Meet Archie, the Four-Legged Pest Controller . . . . . 18Index of Papyrus Technical and Historical Articles . . . 50National Library of New Zealand BuildingRedevelopment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19Puzzle Page. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52Cover photo: The silver fernphotographed at the Auckland Zoois widely used to represent New Zealand and New Zealanders. Photo: John CastleIAMFA BOARD OF DIRECTORS REGIONAL CHAPTERSPresidentSecretary and Papyrus EditorAtlanta, U.S.A. Kevin Streiter, Ottawa-Gatineau, Canada John de Lucy Joseph E. May High Museum of ArtMarc Chretien, Canadian Museum kevin.streiter@woodruffcenter.org of NatureThe British Library (Retired)Sustainability Engineer mchretien@mus-nature.caLondon, United Kingdom Los Angeles, CA, USAAustralia Ray McMaster, Australianjohn.delucy@btinternet.com joemay001@hotmail.com National Maritime MuseumPhiladelphia, USA John Castle, rmcmaster@anmm.gov.au Winterthur Museum & GardenV.P., Administration Chairman Conference 2011jcastle@winterthur.org Bilbao, Spain Rogelio Diez,Randy Murphy Patricia Morgan Guggenheim Museum San Francisco, USA Joe Brennan,Los Angeles County MuseumAuckland Art Galleryrdiez@guggenheim-bilbao.esSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art of ArtToi o Tamaki jbrennan@sfmoma.org Chicago, USA William Caddick,Los Angeles, CA, USA Auckland, New Zealand Art Institute of ChicagoUnited Kingdom Jack Plumb,RMurphy@lacma.orgPatricia.Morgan@wcaddick@artic.eduNational Library of Scotland aucklandcouncil.govt.nz j.plumb@nls.ukV.P., Regional Affairs Los Angeles, USA Randy Murphy, Los Angeles County Museum of ArtWashington/Baltimore, USA John CastleMembership Committee Chairrmurphy@lacma.org Maurice Evans, SmithsonianWinterthur Museum, Guy LarocqueInstitutionGarden and Library Canadian Museum ofNew England, USA John H.evansma@si.edu Lannon, Boston AthenaeumWinterthur, DE, USACivilizationlannon@bostonathenaeum.orgjcastle@winterthur.org Gatineau, QC, Canada For more information on guy.larocque@civilization.caNew York, USA Mark Demairo,becomming a member of theTreasurerNeue Galerie International Association ofAlan Dirican markdemairo@neuegalerie.org Museum Facility Administrators,Baltimore Museum of ArtFor additional contact information, New Zealand Patricia Morgan, please visitBaltimore, MD, USA please visit our website at Auckland Art Gallery www.iamfa.orgadirican@artbma.orgwww.iamfa.org patricia.morgan@aucklandcity.govt.nzIAMFA/ Papyrus Bruce Ford Design and Layout Statements of fact and opinionVol. 12, Number 2Jennifer Fragomeni Phredd Grafix are made on the responsibility ofFall 2011Pam Harris authors alone and do not imply an Joe MayEditing opinion on the part of the editors,Editor Jim MoissonArtistic Licenseofficers, or members of IAMFA. Theeditors of IAMFA Papyrus reserve theJoe MayPatricia MorganPrinted in the U.S.A. byright to accept or to reject any Article Mirjam RoosKnight Printing or advertisement submitted forPapyrus Correspondents Nicola Smith publication.Auckland Conference Team Rob StevensISSN 1682-5241Joe BrennanAllan TyrrellWhile we have made every attempt toensure that reproduction rights haveSara Carroll Emrah Baki Ulasbeen acquired for the illustrationsJohn CastleThomas Westerkampused in this newsletter, please letJohn de Lucy Stacey Wittigus know if we have inadvertentlyMaurice EvansDavid C. Wrightoverlooked your copyright, andwe will rectify the matter in afuture issue.Past issues of Papyrus can be found on IAMFAs website: www.IAMFA.org 3. Letter from the EditorJoe MayEditor, PapyrusGreetings from Los Angeles!Please see the articles about the Royalthe first step in managing something Navy Museum and the Museum ofis to measure it. This basic manage-D uring the time since the last Transport and Technology in this issue.ment principle dates back to the 1800s, issue of Papyrus was published,Youll also find part-three of twoand is attributed to Frederick Taylor, IAMFAs Board of Directors informative series of articles: Seeingwho is considered the Father ofdecided to open up its LinkedIn Group Art in a New Light by Emrah Ulas andScientific Management.to non-members, and the Group hasaccordingly grown to 160 members You will notice in this issue offrom 17 countries. The LinkedIn Group Papyrus that we have not translatedis an effective way for IAMFAs mem-the Message from the President orbers, and others engaged in common Everyone wants to have articles about the upcoming annualinterests, to tap into the collectivea productive workforce,conference. This is purely a cost-basedknowledge of the Group. If you haventdecision, related not only to translation and the first step incosts, but also the added publishing,yet joined the Group, I hope you willconsider doing so now. The more whomanaging something isprinting, and postage costs. We arejoin, the more beneficial the Groupto measure it. currently looking into possible wayswill become, and we believe that more to translate an electronic version ofmembers in the Group who do not cur-Papyrus into numerous languagesrently belong to IAMFA will see thatusing translation software.membership has many advantages.If you have not visited our website Mirjam Roos from Steensen VarmingThis issue of Papyrus has a recordwww.iamfa.org recently, you will find (Australia) Pty Ltd; and Operationsnumber of informative articles, thanksthat we now have an index of past tech- Review Reveals Hidden Maintenanceto the willingness of so many IAMFAImprovement Resources by Tomnical articles and historical articles withmembers to share their recent expe-Westerkamp. The latter also includes links to the appropriate issue of Papyrus.riences in operating their facilities. a multiple-choice questionnaire to I hope you will take advantage of thisIn this issue, youll find an update assess the productivity of your institu- resource to find how other IAMFAon IAMFAs Annual Conference intions maintenance workforce. Please members have dealt with issues youAuckland, New Zealand, and I hopetake advantage of this opportunity; it face now.you will soon finalize your plans to costs you nothing to complete thisFinally, thank you to everyone whoattend. In the past few issues of Papyrus, questionnaire, and you can determine contributed material for this issue ofthe New Zealand Conference hosts haveyour score by yourself. Everyone wants Papyrus, and to the advertisers whowritten articles about their facilities. to have a productive workforce, andsupport our organization.2PAPYRUS FALL 2011 4. Message from the PresidentJohn de LucyPresident, IAMFAAll six of the Auckland culturaland they are keen to tell you about the whole-life cost of the project, andinstitutions that are hosting us their experiences. They have had to can make a financial difference of mil-for our November conferencetake seismic activity into account in their lions over time. I know most of us arewill have been through major refurbish-building works, which has led to many agreed that designers and constructionments, extensions or construction work challenges, and you will learn how inno-companies must provide integratedin the past few years, so there is plentyvative they have been in overcoming solutions that put an end to poor per -to see and learn about for those of youthese obstacles.formance of buildings after handoverwho join us. The directors of all sixThose of you who know Pat Morganto clients. Through our conferences,organisations met with the IAMFA will not be surprised to learn that, notwe have seen many excellent examplesBoard on their sites at our mid-year only has she been fully engaged in com- of how our members get it right.board meeting, and expressed their pleting a major new extension at the This conference will give you a valu-delight that we were bringing ourArt Gallery and arranging to move able opportunity to learn professionallyconference to them. They are fully back in, but she has also put togetherfrom our New Zealand members, andsupportive of this conference, a