Lab Sustainability: Ten Things You Can Do Now for Big Impact

Monday, April 23, 11:10 - 12:00 PM

Room #: Liberty Ballroom B

With limited resources and demands to do more with less, being more sustainable can seem out of reach. Up-front initial costs and the fact that buildings will be occupied during any changes can be a hindrance to many green efforts. However, labs are the typically the single greatest user of energy and resources and even small efforts can provide extensive ...

High Performance Buildings: Focus on the Health, Well-being and Comfort of Occupants

Monday, April 23, 3:20 - 4:10 PM

Speaker(s): Aimee Smith

Room #: Liberty Ballroom B

As we strive to create the next generation of sustainable, high performance laboratory buildings, the health, well-being and comfort of the occupants is critical. For a building design to be considered high performing, not only must it operate efficiently, it must also create a hyper productive space where occupants feel motivated and inspired to the point where they genuinely enjoy ...

New Building Automation Technology for Sustainable Laboratories

Tuesday, April 24, 10:10 - 11:00 AM

Speaker(s): Jim Coogan, PE

Room #: Liberty Ballroom B

Designing for sustainability means designing for the people who will use the labs and operate the facility. They are the ones who determine how the building actually performs. This presentation is about Room Automation technology that unifies lighting, shading and HVAC controls so they all work together for the lab occupant. This includes advanced interfaces that make it easy for ...

Exhaust Dispersion: Keeping Chemicals Out of Your Laboratory

Tuesday, April 24, 2:20 - 3:10 PM

Speaker(s): Jason Slusarczyk, PE

Room #: Liberty Ballroom B

Fresh air supply is the lifeline of a building, affecting indoor air quality and the health and comfort of the building’s occupants. The fresh air supply system will exist for the lifetime of the building, yet it is often overlooked as a critical design aspect. Although the design of mechanical exhaust systems are intended to remove and discharge unwanted or ...

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