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WOSLAB*|2012 Summit - The World of Sustainable Laboratory

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WOSLAB*|2012 Summit is jointly organized with the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU) and is a gathering for those entities and people related with the field of laboratories, as well as for decision makers. It will be a tremendous opportunity for experts from around the world (researchers, technical users, managers of scientific facilities, industrial suppliers of products and services, architects, health and safety officers, environmental managers, etc.) to share the latest advances in this field, learn from one another’s expertise, and develop strategies for advancing all facets of our efforts to improve scientific facilities.

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Some of the key topics include: 

  • Daylight and lighting design
  • Indoor air quality
  • Architecture (orientation, zoning and distribution requirements, exterior envelope, structure materials, insulation, etc.)
  • Building information modeling
  • Energy modeling
  • Lifecycle cost analysis
  • Metering and benchmarking tools
  • Implementation of management systems (quality, environmental, health and safety, energy)
  • Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC)
  • Electrical installations and efficient lighting
  • Energy efficient equipment
  • Power generation and renewable energy
  • Sustainable water systems
  • Waste management and minimization
  • Carbon footprint reduction
  • Case studies of good environmental practices
  • Renovation of laboratories
  • Converting existing buildings to laboratory use
  • Laboratories in historical buildings
  • Case studies of alternatives to new constructions

To see the complete list of key topics, please click here.

 

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