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AC skill preserves nation's written works

AIR-conditioning is a key contributor to the British Library's £20m Yorkshire depository designed to protect 7 million of the UK's written works.
AC skill preserves nation
Based in Boston Spa near Leeds, the warehouse's air conditioning will ensure 52.5% humidity (plus or minus 5%) will preserve and protect a steady temperature and minimise the risk of damage to printed items.

Its oxygen levels will be regulated to between 15.8 and 16.2% and the whole warehouse will be sealed to protect its contents.

Scheduled to complete next year, the warehouse will house hardly-read books, journals and magazines. A reader's request will result in a published work being released from the sealed building to make its way to London's British Library.

The British Library by law must receive a copy of everything published in the UK and with up to 100,000 books published in the country each year, a home must be found to store the growing number of printed documents.












The IOR Annual Conference – a conference on-demand

Delegates to the IOR Annual Conference taking place from 21 to 22 April will get the chance to access the event live and all sessions and recordings for up six months afterwards providing fantastic value and allowing anyone registering for the event ...

  01-Apr-2021

Samsung Climate Solutions celebrates a year in partnership with distributor Dynamic Climate

Samsung Climate Solutions and Dynamic Climate, a dedicated HVAC professional services business, began their partnership in early 2021 and have seen a fruitful year of growth and learning....

  10-May-2022

Sanhua welcomes Neil Panting as the new Sales Manager for the UK, Ireland & Scandinavia.

Neil is responsible for the wholesaler segment, providing wholesalers with both sales and technical support.
  18-May-2022
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