Recent Articles

October 19, 2016 12:13 pm
Bryan Croeni, AIA, MA, LEED AP, B+H Architects
How start-up culture and millennial working habits are changing the pace of laboratory design.
October 13, 2016 3:06 pm
Nick Searle, Titus HVAC
Saving energy and eliminating reheat.
October 13, 2016 3:20 pm
Michael Chonko, PE, CEM, SMRT Architects and Engineers
This article will map some key steps to undertake as you begin developing your Comprehensive Energy Management Plan, to facilitate improving both performance and your bottom line.
October 13, 2016 3:29 pm
Dave Nichols, Century Refrigeration
Look for customized solutions to ensure temperature, reliability and redundancy.
October 12, 2016 1:56 pm
MaryBeth DiDonna
One of imec Florida’s objectives is to bring high-tech semiconductor manufacturing jobs to the state. The creation of the imec Design Center will position Osceola County as the heart of smart sensor innovation, and the facility will add a much-needed suite of services for companies that want to develop and manufacture innovative electronics but cannot currently do so in the U.S.
October 12, 2016 4:55 pm
Erik Sanders, B.S. RALAT, Aquatics Lab Services LLC
Those who have found themselves involved in the process of building a zebrafish facility can attest to just how different the process and final results can be when compared to a traditional laboratory animal vivarium. What follows are three important differences, and some explanation as to why these discrepancies exist.
October 12, 2016 4:58 pm
MaryBeth DiDonna
The desire for sustainable buildings reflects a need for energy and cost savings, as well as the use of natural resources.
October 12, 2016 1:32 pm
Matt Strong, PE, LEED AP, C1S Group
Cleanrooms are a vital part of laboratories and the microelectronics industry, especially semiconductor manufacturing. To maintain and assure quality, there are specific standards that apply to these spaces and guide the process of constructing and operating the rooms.
October 4, 2016 1:08 pm
MaryBeth DiDonna
Laboratory Design spoke with Jane Frances Kepros, LEED Green Associate, a lab planner with Boston-based architectural practice TRIA. With a background in biology research, Jane brings first-hand laboratory knowledge to provide in-depth insight to clients of the sciences. She has an ability to synthesize complex programming data into coherent space planning concepts, allowing the project team to create designs that meet the needs of clients and support the research development taking place in the lab.
September 28, 2016 3:30 pm
MaryBeth DiDonna
Laboratory Design spoke with Jeannie Pierce Thacker, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, principal and co-founder of Boston-based architectural practice TRIA. Her ability to speak “scientist” helps to establish initial trust and early project consensus that affords additional opportunities for improved function, design and goal alignment on even the most technical projects.
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