Lab Planning & Design - Steps and other basic considerations before lab project starts
What's Important for Designing a Lab Space

What's Important for Designing a Lab Space

Your project might involve the renovation of an old lab or building a new one. Our experienced team is ready and available to help lead you through the process. The pages that follow provide an overview of this process. We are looking to help build your information base and to make your interaction with our team more productive.

Part 1 - Understand the space being considered

Survey the area being considered for the laboratory. Think of the overall amount of space that will be required for the people, process and equipment that will occupy the lab. Be careful to ensure that all the necessary utility services and sanitary or chemical drains will be available. If you'll need a fume hood, make sure you review an exit route for ducting. Always consider the future needs of your facility.

Part 2 - Select a Casework Layout

Select a casework layout that best suits your space and complies with established safety guidelines. Please pull our team in as required to help generate some sample layouts.

Part 3 - Outfitting Your Lab

Make a list of all the components your lab will need. Remember to include cabinets, countertops, fixtures, fume hoods, biological safety cabinets, cold rooms, cleanrooms, water purification systems, bench top equipment, refrigerators, seating, etc. One of our Lab Furnishing Specialists will help you complete the project planning, prepare a pricing proposal and be the one point of contact for your project through the installation process.

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