December 2011 Issue of Laboratory Design Newsletter

December 2011 Issue of Laboratory Design NewsletterIn this month's issue of Laboratory Design Newsletter green is the key word. The cover story talks about ventilation strategies for safer and greener laboratories. Other features include information on pursuing net-zero energy laboratories, the 2011 Go Beyond Awards, BIM, and other green laboratory strategies.

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Cover Story:
Safer labs, greener labs: Ventilation strategies

Featured Articles:
Pursuing net-zero energy laboratories
2011 Go Beyond Awards celebrate achievements in lab sustainability
Abstracts highlight Labs21 conference
BIM: Practical uses for a better lab
Reducing campus ACH safely: An authority having jurisdiction and EHS approach
Passive-Aggressive: A practical approach to natural ventilation in lab buildings
BIM: Opportunity knocking?
Envisioning net-zero: The University of California-Merced's Science and Engineering Building II
High-performance environmental sciences lab fosters link between education, research
A conversation over drinks: The impact of Platinum at the UC-Davis WBF facility
Green net-zero energy life style science park prototype design
Australian project translates research into relevant solutions for everyday health problems
Energy-efficiency upgrades benefit Research 1 building at Univ. of Colorado-Denver Anschuts Campus
BIM can illuminate financial income and expenses for lab buildings

New Projects:
The Rockefeller University, Collaborative Research Center, New York City
J. Craig Venter Institute, La Jolla, Calif.
Connecticut College, Science Center at New London Hall (addition/renovations), New London
University of Pennsylvania, Translational Research Center, Philadelphia
The University of Edinburgh (Scotland), The Roslin Institute
Florida Atlantic University, College of Engineering and Computer Science Building, Boca Raton

Featured News:
End of the line for Tevatron
Market study: Fume hood revenues should improve
California Academy of Sciences gets double platinum status
GSA finds that green building pays off
NSF releases science and engineering facility report
Getting greener? There's an app for that
AIA adds sustainability-oriented contract docs
Gehry forms industry alliance
ASLA recognizes stormwater management research
Aussies tighten up green rating system
NSF releases science and engineering facility report
Lab renovations garner platinum awards
Annual green building report indicates LEED gains
AIA Billings Index remains volatile
Yale building lauded for sustainability
Submetering could revolutionize building efficiency: Report
Demand response program targets commercial buildings
Universities join forces to fund green upgrades

Featured Products:
Brochure details workbench features
Class II biosafety cabinets prevent unsafe airflow
Mobile hood suited to multiple uses
Autoclaves designed for lab needs
Washer displays versatility