Green Lab Design: Mostly About Air

Green Lab Design: Mostly About Air

Since energy and natural resource consumption are huge components of a lab’s operating expenses, no lab design today ig...

Springtime… Green time

Here in my neck of the woods in Northwestern New Jersey, spring arrived weeks ago, which the early and abundant forsythia flo...

Improving Sustainability

Many companies have made the decision to improve the sustainability of their operations, facilities, and products. They are d...

Saving Energy, Saving Money

In 2002, when Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) in Berkeley, California, decided to build the Molecular Foundry la...

Don’t Forget the Green

It’s really not optional anymore. Sustainable design must be a part of the holistic approach to building a lab....

Greening Older Laboratories

How does a research facility or biotech company with older laboratories update existing facilities to current energy conserva...

Optimizing Energy Efficiency

Most laboratory managers recognize that they can improve the energy efficiency of their labs by implementing commonsense tact...

Design Focus: Sustainability

With the issue of sustainability fast becoming ubiquitous in our culture, the benefits of green design and building are prize...

Energy Retrofit

A laboratory energy retrofit process begins with an energy audit in which all aspects of a buildings energy usage are examine...

Sustainable Lab Operations

Leading research institutions share best practices to meet institutional climate commitments.

Energy Times Two

If your laboratory has its own dedicated power plant or is part of an industrial facility, you may be able to drastically red...

Rethinking Green

While the green movement is receiving less attention now than it has in recent years, it was able to take root with regulator...

Laboratory Retrofit

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