Recent Articles

August 1, 2017 4:05 pm
Beth Mankameyer, Labconco Corporation
With so much industry jargon, true high performance fume hoods can be difficult to identify, but it’s important to conduct due diligence and choose the hood that will get the job done safely and effectively.
August 10, 2017 9:37 am
Matt Ellsworth, AIA, LEED, Jacob Werner, AIA, LEED, WELL, and Martin Lu, AIA, LEED, Wilson Architects
“Why do we need to spend money on a lab mockup?” This is a very common question on our projects, particularly during value engineering.
August 9, 2017 10:05 am
Del Williams
Every day, laboratory and cleanroom workers transfer potentially hazardous chemicals — such as solvents, acetones, lubricants, cleansers, and acids — from large drums into smaller containers, or directly into equipment.
August 2, 2017 9:23 am
David Halpern, Flad Architects
City University of New York’s “Decade of Science,” designated by the university to cover the years 2005 to 2015, included, crucially, the provision of $1 billion to fund the construction and modernization of science facilities across the university’s colleges.
August 2, 2017 9:26 am
Gordon P. Sharp, Member ASHRAE, Aircuity Inc.
Laboratory research facilities have extremely high energy costs, due primarily to the vast amounts of 100 percent outside air required to meet minimum ventilation or air change requirements.
July 26, 2017 9:40 am
Helen Kelly
The new Design Requirements Manual (DRM or Manual) demonstrates NIH commitment to cost-effectiveness by promoting a first-time-right attitude and by mandating meticulous up front planning, multi-disciplinary planning teams and a preference for root cause analysis.
July 19, 2017 9:50 am
John Meko, WiredScore
In a perfect world, developers could produce research facilities that predict and accommodate every emerging trend in R&D. Of course, the world isn’t perfect, and the ways in which we work change constantly and unpredictably, particularly in the research realm.
July 19, 2017 9:21 am
Laboratory Design Staff
Laboratory Design spoke with Alissa McFarland, AIA, LEED AP, an Associate with CannonDesign.
July 6, 2017 2:08 pm
Laboratory Design Editors
Meet the speakers behind the Keynote Presentation at the International Laboratory Design Conference, held September 20-21 in Madrid, Spain.
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