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Project consists of a fit-out of the top four floors of rentable space in the MaRS Centre Phase 2 Tower in downtown Toronto. The facility will allow the agency to accommodate modern testing platforms, and to improve capabilities for molecular diagnostic testing and research.
Natural Resources Canada relocated its CANMET Materials Technology Laboratory from Ottawa to Hamilton to be closer to the steel and manufacturing sectors it serves through metallurgical research and testing. The new building raises the bar for sustainable design for industrial buildings in Canada, targeting LEED Platinum as well as surpassing the 2030 Challenge.
Three-story facility will be devoted to researching and developing transportation fuels from sunlight, using nanoscale photovoltaic and electrochemical solar energy systems. It will house the laboratories and offices of the Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis, devoted to fundamental R&D on a solar fuel generator.
The Laboratory for Autonomous Systems Research is the first addition to the Naval Research Laboratory's 130-acre campus in nearly a decade.
Federal Bureau of Investigation and partner agencies, Terrorist Explosive Devices Analytical Center (TEDAC) Laboratory, Huntsville, Ala.July 24, 2012 11:44 am | News | Comments
New laboratory at Redstone Arsenal will specialize in investigation and research on IEDs (improvised explosive devices) created by terrorists worldwide.
The Irradiated Materials Characterization Laboratory (IMCL) will be a flexible and reconfigurable nuclear facility designed and constructed to support a broad range of research in radioactive materials in support of the mission of the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) to develop technologies that will further improve the safety and efficiency of nuclear energy.
Phase 1 of upgrades to the materials science and fuel-testing laboratories at Brookhaven National Laboratory included facilities in the Condensed Matter Physics & Materials Science Department (Building 480) and the Global and Regional Solutions Directorate's Applied Physical and Chemical Sciences building (Building 815).
State-of-the-art structural genomics facility at Department of Energy laboratory will complement the existing Structural Biology Center, providing visiting researchers with modern laboratory space for sample prep prior to using SBC beamlines to collect data.
CLSR will provide laboratory and office space to support Battelle's research in topics relevant to public health, commercial health care, and environmental services.
National Institute of Standards and Technology, National Fire Research Laboratory, addition, Gaithersburg, Md.July 5, 2011 11:30 am | News | Comments
The NFRL is using federal recession stimulus funding to expand its Large Fire Laboratory (Building 205) and installing a new environmental control system (ECS) to accommodate fires up to 20 MW heat release rate. The new lab space will accommodate 26-ft-high structural systems or components.
Oak Ridge National Laboratory, whose campus is managed by UT-Battelle and primarily funded by the Dept. of Energy, is projected to begin construction on their new, $10 million, 16,600-ft 2 laboratory devoted to energy-efficient building projects, including HVAC systems and exterior building envelope materials.
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Advanced Light Source User Support Building, Berkeley, Calif.January 18, 2011 8:21 am | News | Comments
The new, energy-efficient, three-story Advanced Light Source User Building was built with help of $14.7 million in federal stimulus. This new lab space was built for battery researchers and scientists who investigate metamaterials. The building has office and lab space for about 80 researchers, as well as conference rooms and experiment assembly spaces.
The Chemical and Materials Sciences Building at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory is a 160,000-ft2 three-story building that will feature 50 laboratories supported by 164 offices and 120 work stations. The laboratory will be used by 300 researchers to design new materials for energy-related products such as batteries and solar panels.
The ~80,000-ft2, two-story state-of-the-art building will be energy-efficient and environmentally sustainable, providing modern, high-accuracy laboratories, plus offices and support functions. The building will group existing energy research scientists into one facility with collaborative environments to facilitate and realize the scientific benefits of multidisciplinary collaboration.
Fit-out project involved existing seven-story building formerly used in bioweapons work as part of Pine Bluff Arsenal, previously renovated in the 1990s. Current project encompassed fit-out of shell space on four floors of the building.
The Environmental Services Facility for Charlotte Mecklenburg (N.C.) Utilities (CMUD) consolidates the operations of four separate laboratories and several Environmental Management divisions. This new building includes public meeting areas for community outreach and interagency training sessions.
Renovation work in two 40-year-old buildings will allow them to meet modern research needs. All mechanical and electrical systems will be replaced, and lab spaces will be completely redesigned. The project is being designed to meet a minimum of LEED Silver-level certification.
Project will create a new central identification lab, administrative office spaces and a warehouse, supporting the work of more than 400 personnel. The agency, made up of staff across multiple military services, is tasked with accounting for all Americans missing as a result of military conflicts; the existing lab portion is the largest forensic anthropology laboratory in the world. LEED Silver certification will be targeted.
Design/build project located on the Pentagon Reservation will be home to members of the Pentagon Force Protection Agency, a DoD agency charged with protecting departmental facilities in the National Capital Region. The two-story building will include lab space (including BSL-3), training and administrative spaces.
The proposed “flagship” South Australian Health and Medical Research Facility will house the headquarters of the newly established South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute.
A large-scale experiment in the “green wall” concept will be implemented in Portland, where federal stimulus funds are paying for a rehab of the 18-story Edith Green-Wendell Wyatt Federal Building.
U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security, National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility (NABF), Kansas State Univ., Manhattan.January 22, 2010 9:29 am | News | Comments
Project will create an integrated high-security biocontainment lab encompassing BSL-2, -3, -3E, -3Ag and -4, created to serve as the top federal research center for combating agriculture’s vulnerability to naturally occurring diseases or agro-terrorism.
New building will replace a 50-year-old facility that cannot support the most modern technology needed to protect citizens from disease outbreaks, environmental contaminants and other emerging public health threats. State-of-the-art facilities will allow the public health team to take advantage of federally funded equipment that cannot be accommodated in the current building due to inadequate electrical capacity.