Museums & Archives

Indoor air quality is a primary concern for Museums & Archives as indoor air can be five times more polluted than the outside air. Controlling and mitigating exposure to gaseous contaminants and particulate is important for successful preservation of historic documents, artifacts, metals, photographs, and architecture. These contaminants will cause sensitive items to discolour, deteriorate and degrade at an increased rate. Deteriorate and degradation may result in loss of valuable assets, funding, and reputation.

Common gases found that negatively affect sensitive items include hydrogen sulfide, nitrogen dioxide, sulfur dioxide, formaldehyde, ozone, and halogens.


  • Particulate filtration
  • Gas-Phase media
  • HEPA filtration
  • Facility and system surveys
  • Indoor air quality assessments and testing
  • Filtration management programs

Why Choose BGE

Our years of experience working with Museums and Archives enabled us to achieve a high standard of efficiency in air quality, which is of vital importance in these delicate environments. Filtration requirements in these spaces require gas-phase media and certified HEPA filters. We provide installation services, conduct fit tests, inspections, and monitoring needed to build clean, healthy indoor air environment protecting your priceless items.