This month's issue of Laboratory Design Newsletter features a cover story on universal grid design. Other features include an in-depth look at the state of lab design, task lighting for labs, adaptive reuse, fume hood selection for energy-efficient labs and more.
The Lab Trends Conference offers several technology tracks covering technology and market trends in specific analytical instrumentation and equipment topics with a focus on applications in the pharmaceutical, food analysis and environmental areas
Featuring workshops, technical presentations, symposia, roundtable discussions, exhibits, and local tours highlighting the latest in sustainable laboratory, data center, hospital, and related high-tech facility innovations. Each year, the event highlights recent advancements in laboratory efficiency and performance, providing the laboratory and high-performance facility community with a unique forum for information exchange and education.
The 2014 ASHRAE High Performance Buildings Conference seeks to advance the industry’s efforts to accomplish a true high-performance built environment. This is ASHRAE’s third high performance buildings conference, building upon the 2012 HPB Conference and the 2009 Net-Zero Energy Conference.
Biosafety and Operations Management: Thinking Outside the BoxTopics will Include: Production of Biomolecules, Animal Facility Operations, Occupational Health, Training Perspectives, Ventilation Issues, Biosecurity
Greenbuild brings together industry leaders, experts and frontline professionals dedicated to sustainable building in their everyday work, and a unique energy is sparked. Participants are invigorated. Inspired. They find themselves equipped to return to their jobs with a renewed passion and purpose.
The conference is focusing on "BIM, BEM and SIM – Integrated Building Design and Modeling,” addressing building information modeling, building energy modeling and building simulation.
This month's issue of Laboratory Design Newsletter features our annual cost survey. Other features include information on how labs can meet operational needs with ever-shrinking budgets, mitigating construction noise and vibration on animal facilities, BIM, vacuum in lab design, and sustainability.
Designed for knowledgeable industry experts, TurnKey is two days of information that’s absolutely essential for anyone building, renovating, or operating a laboratory animal facility. The conference is designed to provide useful information and ideas on how to update or design laboratories to be more efficient and economical, and how to avoid the common pitfalls and costly mistakes.
The Scientific Equipment and Furniture Association "SEFA" was formed in 1988 to provide leadership in promoting quality and SAFETY in the design, manufacture and utilization of laboratory grade furniture and equipment.
The Laboratory Design Conference, held each spring, is a dynamic educational and networking event for those involved in planning, designing, engineering, constructing and operating laboratory facilities. Meeting sessions feature recognized experts delivering unique presentations on trends in creating the most efficient, state-of-the-art facilities. The Conference also marks the official “reveal” of the R&D Laboratory of the Year winners, with in-depth discussions by the winning project teams.
Animal Research Facilties, November 18-19, 2013, Washington, D.C., Sponsored by Tradeline. www.tradelineinc.com
This two-day-day introduction to the design and evaluation of laboratory HVAC systems combines lecture, class discussion, hands-on laboratory work, and group activities. Topics include basic airflow principles; ventilation equipment exhaust requirements; OSHA, ANSI, ASHRAE and NFPA regulations; fume hood testing and laboratory controls. Real life laboratory construction and renovations are used as examples throughout the course. All course concepts come together in an activity in which participants learn the critical questions to ask when reviewing mechanical drawings.
College and University Science Facilities, October 28-29, 2013, Boston, Mass. Sponsored by Tradeline. www.tradelineinc.com
Gain a global perspective on laboratory design, management, and operation at this University of Wisconsin–Madison Engineering Professional Development course. This course is developed for owners, designers, end-users, and engineers in the chemical, pharmaceutical, and food processing industries. Course topics will include laboratory design for functionality, laboratory use requirements, codes and regulations that impact laboratory design, and methods to determine laboratory components to meet your requirements.