Six large vaults, totaling more than 21,000 cubic metres, store paper, microfilm and motion picture film.
The vault structure is made of concrete, a material that produces little dust and minimizes noise and vibration.
Automated building systems maintain precise levels of:
- airborne particles
The building uses state-of-the-art fire prevention and suppression systems.
There are two distinct environmental conditions in the building. Vaults 1 to 5 containing paper are kept at 10°C and 40% relative humidity.
Vault 6 containing paper documents, microfilm and motion picture film is kept at 6°C and 30% relative humidity.