|Climate Controlled Storage: this kind of Self Storage Unit has special temperature and humidity controls to protect those kinds of items that require storing at certain controlled temperature…like Wines.|
Self storage units that are climate controlled are based on the HVAC system. HVAC is an acronym that stands for the functions of “Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning”, the technology that controls indoor environmental comfort automatically.
HVAC system design is a major sub-discipline of mechanical engineering, based on the principles of thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, and heat transfer. [Read more about HVAC Technology…]
One great advantage of climate controlled storage is definitely the protection against the elements that it provides. Rain and/or snow won’t get into units, and these units are usually built above flood level. Many climate control storage units are located inside a finished building, unlike regular storage units accessible to the general public. These are known as Indoor Units. External dirt, debris or insects are less likely to be transferred indoors, a good thing for fragile or sensitives items.
|Climate Controlled Storage – Indoor Units|
Another benefit of using climate controlled units is, of course, the climate regulation. Items stored in these units should not face extremes in air temperatures or humidity. Many wood-based pieces, or antiques for example, could crack or split from a constant cycle of freezing and thawing. Also with this kind of unit which is regularly controlled with temperatures going from 55°-80°F (~12°- 26°C) you avoid any kind of mold or bacteria growing, rust or corrosion, and wasps or other kinds of pest infection […]
Cold Storage – Cold Storage Warehouse facilities for those who need to store goods in a temperature controlled environment, or in a refrigerated environment. Several businesses has these units.
Wine Self Storage – Wine Self Storage has emerged as a cost-effective way to store your wine products for both commercial or personal use. These units can be used as Wine Cellars, and many storage companies are offering Wine Storage services…
Extra Space Storage – “Why Climate Controlled Storage?” this is another storing company in US who offers good tips about these units, including a lists of the type of items which you should store on a temp. controlled unit. www.extraspace.com
|Self Storage Facilities|
If you are located in the United Stated and need this kind of storage unit, one recommended option is U-Haul. They not only offer self moving services where you rent a truck and move your stuff by yourself, they also offer storage facilities, with several options to choose, including storing insurance and climate controlled units.