Labs, Research

Courtesy: TLC Engineering for Architecture
Hospitals April 8, 2021

Incorporating technology into healthcare facilities

The visioning, coordination and planning of technology equipment in a new hospital or major healthcare facility takes a lot of meticulous work and accuracy to get right.

By Ted Hood
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Labs, Research March 12, 2021

10 things developers need to know for the next lab opportunity

The demand for lab space is growing, which can leave designers feeling flummoxed. How can they meet their clients' expectations? Consider these 10 steps.

By Mark Paskanik and Michelle Gangel
Courtesy: Albert Kahn Associates Inc.
Machinery and Equipment March 11, 2021

Mercury Marine builds innovative acoustic testing facility

Mercury Marine commissioned Albert Kahn Associates to design and engineer a new noise, vibration and harshness test facility

By Peter G. Lynde, PE
Courtesy: Chris Vavra, CFE Media
PPE March 10, 2021

Protective cleanroom clothing essentials

Everything that enters a cleanroom must also be highly regulated to prevent the inadvertent introduction of pollutants, which includes protective cleanroom clothing.

By Nick Warrick
Figure 4: Smart sensors located above and next to lighting provide data for motion, lighting levels, temperature and power with Bluetooth technology. Courtesy: CDM Smith
Labs, Research January 21, 2021

Case study: laboratory design

A lab expansion used IoT sensor technology to gather building data

By Tim King and Ray Mans
Figure 5: The final graphical user interface was reviewed by the team before completion. Courtesy: Central Michigan University/Stantec
Building Types January 13, 2021

Case study: University science building control systems

The Central Michigan University biosciences building included a detailed controls approach

By Casimir Zalewski and Derek Crowe
Courtesy: Justin Maconochie, Stantec
Automation, Controls December 30, 2020

Integrating a BAS into design

Building systems should be high-performing, integrated and accessible — and the building automation system is the key to achieving these goals

By Casimir Zalewski and Derek Crowe
Courtesy: Dewberry
Electrical, Power December 28, 2020

Designing flexible, safe labs: Electrical, power and lighting

Safety, budget, flexibility and flexibility are key factors when designing laboratory and research space

By CFE Media
Courtesy: James Steinkamp, WSP
Fire, Life Safety December 23, 2020

Designing flexible, safe labs: Fire and life safety

Safety, budget and flexibility are key factors when designing laboratory and research space

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Courtesy: James Steinkamp, WSP
HVAC December 22, 2020

Designing flexible, safe labs: HVAC and plumbing

Safety, budget and flexibility are key factors when designing laboratory and research space

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer