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Archival holdings are kept in a clean, secure and stable environment to ensure proper preservation for continuous access. Special care has been taken in fitting-out the windowless archival repository with 24-hour stringent control of temperature and relative humidity at 17 ºC +/- 2º C and 45% +/- 5%. Air filters, seamless epoxy floor, UV free lighting and archival quality shelving and containers are provided to protect the stored records from pollutants and dirt. To minimize records damage in case of fire, all records storage area is equipped with 4-hour fire resistant walls and doors, smoke detectors and an automatic gaseous sprinkler system using non toxic FM 200. An electronic security system with intrusion alarm and CCTVs are installed to prevent the risk of theft and vandalism.