August 2011 Issue of Laboratory Design Newsletter

August 2011 Issue of Laboratory Design NewsletterIn this month's issue of Laboratory Design Newsletter features the annual survey on cost associated with laboratory buildings. The issue also features articles on fast and smart design principles for academic research laboratories; sustainable design decision and costs in research laboratories; and SEFA's ductless enclosure standard.

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Cover Story:
Lab building costs start to rebound

Featured Articles:
Fast & Smart: Design principles for academic research laboratories
Sustainable design decisions and costs in research laboratories
SEFA publishes enclosure standard (SEFA 9-2010)

New Projects:
York University, Sherman Health Science Research Centre, Toronto, Ontario
Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Mathias Laboratory, Edgewater, Md.
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Tarrytown, N.Y., lab, office building (Building 7)
University of Texas-Arlington, Engineering Research Building
QualTex Laboratories, Norcross, Ga., lab, office renovation
University of California-San Diego, School of Medicine, Biomedical Research Facility, La Jolla
Institute for Advanced Learning and Research (IALR), Sustainable Energy Technology Center (SEnTeC), Danville, Va.
National Institute of Standards and Technology, National Fire Research Laboratory, addition, Gaithersburg, Md.

Featured News:
Academic research space on the rise
UC-Riverside building takes sustainability honor
ISO energy standard released
ASHRAE will tweak green standard
Feds ponder green building incentives
Partnership created to help appraisers gauge 'green'
AIA Billings Index continues slippage
Student design competition moves forward
Karlsberger closes after 83 years
Multiple factors slow acceptance of LED lighting
Canadian group honors lab
National BIM standard revisions advance
New procedure assesses green roof
Bulb act would block lighting laws
British architects recognize science
Berkeley Lab gets greener
Money and virtue: Drivers of green
Experimental coating could improve buildings

Featured Products:
Diaphragm pumps conserve water
Monitors work with hoods, isolation rooms
BIM objects ease HVAC design
Ductless hood has custom OS
Caging offers disposable, recyclable options
Ductless hood handles chemicals, particulates
Gas delivery system eliminates contamination
Mobile bench is versatile
LED troffer is efficient
Technology makes chilled water systems more sustainable
Glass drain, vent systems are sustainable