June 2012 Issue of Laboratory Design Newsletter

June 2012 Issue of Laboratory Design NewsletterIn this month's issue of Laboratory Design Newsletter we announce our 2012 Laboratory of the Year Award winners. Also featured are up-to-date news notes, new projects, and the latest laboratory product news.

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2012 Laboratory of the Year Winners:
Lab of the Year: Wisconsin project celebrates public-private synergy
Lab of the Year High Honors: Innovative incubator sets tone for new Kansas enterprises
Lab of the Year High Honors: Chemistry facility inaugurates new era for science at Princeton
Lab of the Year Special Mention: Special mention lab takes thoughtful approach to green

New Projects:
Athabasca University, Athabasca University Labs (renovation), Alberta, Canada
Purdue University, Drug Discovery Building, West Lafayette, Ind.
Center for Science, Health & Wellness, Norwalk (Conn.) Community College
Texas A&M University System, National Center for Therapeutics Manufacturing, College Station
Idaho National Laboratory (INL) Irradiated Materials Characterization Lab (IMCL), Idaho Falls
Georgia Health Sciences University, College of Dental Medicine, Augusta
Fraunhofer USA Inc., Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems, Boston

Featured News:
Architectural billings could be economic bellwether
USBGC announces LEED delay
Governor mandates tough green policy in California
First two projects certified 'net-zero'
American firms lag in sustainability
Climate science predicts major coastal changes
Fed-level agency could boost design
City of Angels tops list of energy star building counts
Architectural billings up, then down
Move over, 'green'—here comes 'biophilia'
Architecture firms may add staff, but salaries stagnate
Future LEED might assess 'resilience'
Living Building Challenge tweaked
Cornell University shortlists six for new tech campus
Alliance promotes efficient DC power
Study: LEED improves banks' appeal
Plumbing code revision addresses sustainable design

Featured Products:
Plug-in raceway adds versatility to lab layouts
Chemical workstations are economical solution
Laboratory autoclaves provide high performance
Casework is durable and flexible
Wood casework is quality certified and sustainable
Environmentally friendly benches offer high adaptability
Ductless hoods provide operator protection
Ventilation stations are suitable for light duty
Epoxy worksurfaces is greener
High-voltage supplies bring power to sophisticated applications
Temperature uniformity in lab freezers
Ovens are designed for convenience, appearance
UPS systems are scalable, reliable