Scanning The Scene

January 6, 2010

3-D laser scanning helps facilities work through the renovation and building process faster.

Location, Location, Location

December 3, 2009

Whether your R&D operation functions as one central laboratory or as several smaller laboratories, the location chosen ca...

Thinking Lean

August 31, 2009

While it might sound like some sort of fad diet, lean in the context of business improvement refers to a specific methodology...

Laboratory Retrofit

July 17, 2009

As energy prices rise and commitment to sustainability heightens, universities across the nation are developing methods for r...

Modular Lab Design

June 11, 2009

Fundamental to the process of laboratory facility planning is an understanding of some basic design principles that ensure fu...

Flexible Lab Zones

May 13, 2009

A dynamic shift in the way researchers conduct their work has had a profound effect on the design of their facilities. Emphas...

Energy-Saving Exhaust Systems

April 7, 2009

An energy savings of 15 percent or more is available through the use of VAV laboratory exhaust ventilation systems. When prop...

Next-Generation Laboratories

February 23, 2009

New open-plan labs are meeting the need for more customized lab settings, including the ability to modify bench setup and sup...

Tomorrow's Labs Today

February 23, 2009

Pressure to improve laboratory efficiencies, reduce environmental impact and accommodate a myriad of advanced technologies is...

Green Up!

November 13, 2008

Laboratory managers can play a leading role in implementing improvements in research process and facility management. When co...

Rethinking Vacuum Supply

September 16, 2008

Local vacuum networks can bring modularity, energy savings, and cost savings to this important utility for your renovated lab...