New Construction

Facilities and Risk Management as Related to Contractors

American Alliance of Museums

The Alliance shares standards for using contractors on facility and risk management projects.

Historic Preservation

Home Building Manual

The Home Building Manual offers a guide to historic preservation efforts.

Selecting Carpets & Floor Coverings for Exhibit Galleries & Visitors Centers

National Park Service

The National Park Service (NPS) has a Conserve O Gram (PDF) titled Selecting Carpets and Floor Coverings for Exhibit Galleries and Visitors Centers.

Museum Facility Specifications: Selected References

National Park Service

The National Park Service (NPS) has a Conserve O Gram (PDF) titled Museum Facility Specifications: Selected References.

Glossary of Financial Terms

Nonprofit Finance Fund

The Nonprofit Finance Fund has a glossary of terms related to facilities, real estate, and finance (such as field conditions, bridge loan, construction contingency, and soft costs).

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