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Interior Stabilization Project
In order to better protect the historic fabric of the Kaminski House and the museum's collection, the next big preservation project for the Friends of the Kaminski House will be an overhaul of the building's HVAC and duct-work systems. Installed in the 1940's, the duct-work is woefully inadequate to maintain the Kaminski House's interior climate control system and we need to bring it up to the standards necessary for the preservation and protection of a modern day museum. The project will also include much needed preservation work on interior walls in an effort to correct the damage caused by years of excess moisture within the house.
Built in 1769, the Kaminski House is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is the western anchor of the Georgetown Historic District. Funds are being raised for the replacement of the existing climate control system, including the venting system installed by Carrier Air-Conditioning in 1941.
The new system, will be a state of the art, museum-quality system and will follow the recommendations made in a recent Energy Assessment by systems design firm Nexant, Inc.