Laboratories: A Guide to Master Planning, Programming, Procurement, and Design

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W. W. Norton & Company, 2000 - Architecture - 298 pages
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This comprehensive reference by a senior architect at the EPA covers guidelines for site selection, the design of complete facilities (including sustainable labs) and individual lab rooms, and strategic master planning for architects, engineers, and project managers as well as those who commission, operate, and manage laboratories at every level from schools to industry.
 

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Contents

Preface
7
Introduction
11
Planning To Program the Requirements
19
Renovated Versus New Owned Versus Leased
31
Selecting a Site for the Laboratory
55
Designing the Laboratory Room
65
Designing the Laboratory Wings
97
Designing the Laboratory Facility
119
Guidelines for Design of the Mechanical Systems Servicing
159
Laboratory Wing
160
Guidelines for Design of Electrical Systems Servicing the Laboratory Wing
197
Partial and FullContainment Laboratories Biosafety Laboratories and Clean Rooms
201
Indoor Air Quality in Laboratory Buildings and Rooms
249
Strategic Master Planning for Laboratory Facilities
255
List Of Common Laboratory Instruments
267
Index
285

Storage of Chemicals and Chemical Wastes in a Laboratory Facility
139
Recommendations for the Relationship Between Architects and Engineers Designing Laboratories
151

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About the author (2000)

Fernand Dahan, senior architect at the Environmental Protection Agency, lives in Rockville, Maryland.

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