FAQ LaboratoryAnswers to frequently asked questions on Laboratories

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How do you make a safe laboratory?

Een laboratorium moet aan veel eigen op het gebied van veiligheid en milieu voldoen. In een laboratorium zijn veel gevaarbronnen aanwezig die mogelijk een risico kunnen zijn. Daarom is het ...

What is Building Information Modeling (BIM)?

Building Information Modeling (BIM) is the integrated process of creating and managing information for a built environment. It is the foundation of a digital transformation in the architecture, engineering, and ...

What is laboratory optimization?

In a laboratory, it is very important to work efficiently, cleanly and safe. The lab procedures should be simple and regulated. This will lead to faster and more reliable results. ...

What is your vision on Fit4Budget with laboratory projects?

We provide solutions to our clients which meet their budget. As per budget we will recommend improvements which lifts the laboratory to or beyond the next level. If the budget is slightly ...

What is the meaning of Fit4Purpose on laboratory projects?

We can assist our clients throughout the entire project - from the first sketch to completion. Before designing a laboratory, we first look at the analyses to be carried out. This ...

Do we need a Laboratory Equipment List?

When you start designing your laboratory you do not need an equipment list yet.  It might be helpful to go through the Must-have List of Science Equipment's a Laboratory. Laboratory ...

What are Health Regulations in a laboratory?

Health Regulations Laboratory The most important thing to keep in mind while designing a laboratory is the safety of the people in and around the laboratory. You will need to ...

What is a punch list?

A punch list is a list of items that need to be rectified. All points of the list are tasks or things that need to be resolved to have a ...

What is a 3D laboratory design?

A 3D laboratory design is a digital three-dimensional drawing of your laboratory. What does a 3D laboratory design look like? Labs31 is located in the van Nellefabriek in Rotterdam the ...

What is Clash detection?

Clash detection is used to find and avoid a conflict within designs. It is an opportunity to avoid extra costs during the design process of your laboratory. What is a ...

Are utilities part of your Laboratory design?

This depends on your needs and those of the client. Utilities like gas, water, power supply, data and HVAC can be part of your laboratory design. In most cases, these matters ...

When is a laboratory design workshop useful?

The following situations are examples when a laboratory design workshop might be useful for you: When laboratory expertise is not available within your company. To stop sketching in powerpoint or ...

What is the difference between a laboratory and a cleanroom?

There is s a difference between the way laboratories and clean rooms operate, but they can both serve one purpose: experimentation. A laboratory is usually set up for research purposes ...

Can we use the lab design and engineering data as input for the HVAC design?

Sure. What happens inside the laboratory area will have an impact on the HVAC design. Depending on the work you might be dealing with all kinds of hazards (chemical, biological). ...

Which are the important characteristics of a good Bio Safety Cabinet?

Bio-Safety Cabinets  (BSC) is laboratory furniture that is placed in a laboratory for protection. It is a closed and ventilated work area for safe working with material contaminated with pathogens for ...

What are Safety Regulations for a laboratory?

Safety regulations have different sources. For this reason, it is hard to define what the specific safety regulations are. What are different sources for  Safety Regulations? Company instructions Local (e.g., ...

How to design a lean laboratory?

Designing a laboratory: A functional, safe and effective laboratory is not an easy task to complete. Design a laboratory with careful attention so that will be beneficial for researchers who ...

What is a Lean Laboratory design?

A Lean Laboratory is a laboratory designed with the principles of lean manufacturing - essentially, process optimization is driven. A sleek and efficient facility that can produce results in an ...

What is a Battery of Limit?

The Battery of Limit (B.O.L.) is the interface point between two parties. For example, one party is responsible for the main water line. The other party is responsible for the connection ...

Which are the important characteristics of a good fume cupboard?

The fume cupboard (FC) or fumehood protect users from getting into contact with potentially dangerous chemicals and should discharge them outside the building. These cabinets ensure that exposure to hazardous, ...

What are the specific characteristics of laboratory furniture?

Laboratory furniture is furniture that has been specially designed so that it can be built into any type of laboratory. The furniture in a laboratory makes the work possible and ...

What are the key considerations for laboratory furnishing?

In laboratory furnishing, it is important that every meter is used optimally, in order to create an effective laboratory. When setting up your lab, it is important that every choice ...

What is a laboratory floor plan?

A laboratory floor plan is a way to provide insight into a laboratory's use. They are often used during the sketch phase of designing a lab. It is an overview ...

How to collaborate?

We call ourselves a real networking company. We call this "connected to the core". We have been working together for a long time, and we know that you love to ...

Why do you use Revit for 3D laboratory design?

Revit Building Information Model (BIM) Software Revit is BIM software that integrates all architectural, engineering and construction disciplines into a single modelling environment. This results in more efficient and cost-effective ...

Do you need a Laboratory license?

Laboratory License The need for a Laboratory License varies between countries, companies and types of laboratories.  It is smart to have a look at the local laws of the country ...

What is laboratory digitalization?

Laboratory digitization is your laboratory virtual. In this virtual lab, it is possible to enter your laboratory environment in a unique way. By means of special information points, you can ...

What laboratory types do we have?

Laboratory types There are several types. You could use different ways to classify them. One way is to classify them by the type of work done. Some of those are ...
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