Climate Controlled Storage

Vintage wine in climate controlled cold storage

Climate controlled wine storage

These climate controlled storage rooms normally require accurate control of both temperature and humidity to effectively protect their contents.

Take wine as an example. Whilst most wine is consumed within 24 hours of purchase, really fine wines are often set aside for long-term storage. Wine is one of the few commodities that can improve with age but it can also rapidly deteriorate if kept in inadequate conditions. Temperature is important, light conditions are also important but humidity is paramount. If the humidity is not controlled then the cork will deteriorate and spoil the wine.

Girl wearing Fur Coat

Valuable fur coats need controlled cold storage

With furs and fur coats, if the temperature is not controlled, a microbe which is always present in them will start to destroy the fur and eventually the result will be a fur-less skin.

The National History Museum has a low temperature, climate controlled  room where on a regular basis the exhibits, such as polar bears, are placed in a -20 Deg C environment for a short period to kill off the microbes in order to to maintain the fur.

Similarly, the British Museum has a controlled environment room operating from -40 Deg C to +50 Deg C. This room is designed to kill off any bugs that may be present in artifacts that are brought back or donated to the Museum. Without this conditioning room, artefacts displayed could cause devastating damage to other exhibits.

If you have a requirement for climate controlled storage, whether on a small or large, industrial scale, we can help. Please contact us for a no-obligation discussion.