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Sustainable Design of Research Laboratories

Planning, Design, and Operation

Sustainable Design of Research Laboratories by KlingStubbins
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Architecture, Sustainable Design

A comprehensive book on the sustainable design of researchlaboratories

Today's research laboratories are complex and difficult buildingtypes to design, and making them sustainable adds more obstacles.Written by members of the well-known firm KlingStubbins, under theguidance of its Directors of Laboratory Planning, Engineering, andSustainability, Sustainable Design of Research Laboratoriesrepresents a multidisciplinary approach to addressing thesechallenges.

With the needs of architects, engineers, constructionprofessionals, and facility owners in mind, this book provides aroad map for sustainable planning, design, construction, andoperations. The book is valuable both to experienced laboratorydesigners seeking guidance on sustainable strategies, as well asprofessionals versed in sustainable design who want insight intolaboratory applications. With content rich in guidance onperformance strategies, even the most technically oriented readerwill find valuable lessons inside. This book:

  • Focuses on the links between best sustainable practices and thespecific needs of research laboratories

  • Provides a number of case studies of the best contemporarysustainably designed labs, with a focus on architecture andengineering

  • Explores the challenges in applying rating systems, includingLEED, to laboratory buildings

  • Examines unique considerations of sustainable approaches inleased and renovated laboratories

  • Includes contributions by experts on approaches to integrateddesign, site design, programming, and commissioning

This important book shows how theoretical ideas can be appliedto real-life laboratory projects to create healthier and moreefficient research environments.

Wiley; November 2010
320 pages; ISBN 9780470915967
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Title: Sustainable Design of Research Laboratories
Author: KlingStubbins
 
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