Labs, Research

Labs, Research June 7, 2019

Five Big Ideas from the 2019 Laboratory Design Conference

Here are the five big ideas from the conference that stood out.

By Danielle Larrabee
Labs, Research May 14, 2019

Five design concepts for teaching laboratory success

In a teaching laboratory, each new day can feel like its own unpredictable experiment, but it doesn’t have to be that way.

By Katelyn Deckert, M.A.
Labs, Research April 15, 2019

Case study: Lab project uses both VDC, BIM

Still in the design phase, this confidential client is using virtual design and construction and building information modeling to execute a lab. 

By Daniel Fagan, PE, CPD, LEED AP, CannonDesign, Chicago
Labs, Research March 22, 2019

The Scientific Method at Work: Designing Labs for Productivity

Not all labs are created equal. Why do some research facilities produce more patents?

By Dave Miller
Labs, Research March 12, 2019

John Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Building 201 celebrates topping out

The team from Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Building 201 recently celebrated the topping out ceremony – reaching a significant milestone in the design and construction process.

By Danielle Larrabee
Labs, Research February 20, 2019

Fume exhaust fan

The Mega-Stack option offers extended discharge from 10 to 15 feet in overall stack discharge height, making it ideal for low flow applications requiring higher plume rise.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Labs, Research February 12, 2019

Video: Owner and Engineer’s Success with a Monitor Based Approach

This case study outlines how the monitoring system was set up and utilized throughout the process.

By Cx Energy
Drug manufacturing requires detailed compliance. Courtesy: CFE Media
Labs, Research February 8, 2019

USP 797 and USP 800: 8 common mistakes to avoid when complying

The revisions to USP 797 and new USP 800 standards will go into effect December 1, 2019.

By Jake Katzenberger
Labs, Research January 4, 2019

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, December 28-January 3

Designing lighting systems and lighting controls, the top 10 articles of 2018, designing safe laboratories and research facilities, commissioning at the University of Texas at Austin, and curbing VFD harmonics in HVAC applications questioned answered were Consulting-Specifying Engineer's five most clicked articles from last week, Dec. 28-Jan 3. Were you out last week? You can catch up here.

By McKenzie Burns
Labs, Research December 28, 2018

Designing safe laboratories and research facilities: HVAC

Engineers working on laboratory and research projects are tasked with balancing state-of-the-art systems, budgetary concerns, occupant safety, sustainable performance, and other factors including HVAC.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer