August 2012 Issue of Laboratory Design Newsletter

August 2012 Issue of Laboratory Design NewsletterIn this month's issue of Laboratory Design Newsletter is our annual cost survey, which this year indicates a strengthening, but nervous, marketplace. Other features include how to do more with less, breathing new life into an aging science facility, and accommodating multiple generations in a laboratory.

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Cover Story:
Lab Building Costs Start to Rebound

Featured Articles:
The Ups and Downs of Modern Laboratory Design
Breathing New Life into an Aging Science Facility
Getting to Know You

New Projects:
Lansing (Mich.) Community College, Arts and Sciences Building (renovation)
Institute for Systems Biology, Seattle (renovation)
Delaware Valley College, Life Sciences Building, Doylestown, Pa.
VGTI Florida, The Vaccine & Gene Therapy Institute of Florida, Port St. Lucie
George Washington University, School of Public Health and Health Services, Washington, D.C.
California Institute of Technology (Caltech), Linde+Robinson Laboratory for Environmental Science, Pasadena
New York Genome Center (NYGC), New York City

Featured News:
Pittsburgh building claims to be one of Earth's 'greenest'
Private firm plans to build 'ghost city' for research
Research project to consider sustainability, labs, BIM
Harvard to resume building at Allston
Lab shortlisted for Stirling Prize
Roche to move R&D overseas leaving N.J. complex vacant
Study: Much room for progress in building sustainability
LBNL teams with San Jose in labs to boost clean technologies
Green Globes closest to federal requirements
LA Business Council honors labs
Research facilities among those certified 'Living'
Study: Reconstruction offers greatest potential
Nonresidential construction highest since 2009, but ABI sagging
R+D Awards celebrate design technology
Tax policy adjustment needed to promote net-zero
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor hopes to build, upgrade labs
California keeps pushing the green envelope
Cities take lead in climate change action
Data indicate some progress toward 2030 challenge
Cost cutting remains powerful driver toward green
Animal research stations are versatile
Economical strategies for pure water

Featured Products:
Bulk handling enclosures suitable for powders
Animal management software improves vivariums
Ductless hoods offer reduced capital, operating costs
Monitor checks airflow in biological safety cabinets
Special Coating Protects Valves
Automated watering ensures constant supply
Autoclaves essential for lab animal research
Pumps achieve fast evacuation, deep vacuum for air and gases
Glove bag is portable, economical
Water system separates production, dispensing for convenience
Ultrapure water systems produce analytical grade on demand
Benchtop pump station is hydrocarbon-free