Monthly Archives: October 2010

The Future is Now – Community College Planning for 2020

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I just returned from the 2010 SCUP North Central Conference held at the University of Cincinnati. I always find it energizing to reacquaint with old friends, make new ones, and truly inspiring to witness the passion in higher education that SCUP members share in common. It was a privilege to present the topic “The Future […]

Lean Labs and the 5 S’s

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More and more my conversations with clients are round the idea of optimizing the work space to increase efficiency and productivity for scientists while maintaining a safe environment.  Why you might ask?  In these economic times companies want to expand in place and make minor changes in space and process that could have benefits of […]

Demand Ventilation: A Balancing Act Between Safety and Sustainability

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Did you know that ventilation in a lab environment can consume up to 44% of the total energy output?   So how do you effectively and efficiently reduce the large amounts of energy that is used for ventilation while at the same time maximize safety in the lab?  In balancing these two factors more exhaust air […]