Determining what makes a lab “sustainable” isn’t always clear-cut
New ultra-thin coating responds to heat and cold
Scientists often overlook some of the intuitive but less-obvious ways to reduce energy use in the lab
Existing laboratories provide significant opportunities to reduce utility consumption, improve sustainability, and manage costs.
Maintaining a safe environment and streamlining operational costs are two top priorities for laboratories. Through energy efficient incentives and programs, labs are now able to take advantage of energy saving solutions without compromising lab safety or productivity.
Five steps from the Federal Energy Management Program to help labs become more energy efficient.
Ensuring that both new and existing laboratories are environmentally sustainable is not just a trendy label—it is a necessity.