Laboratory Casework & Fume Hood Basics

Course Description

Laboratory furniture comes in a wide array of styles, types, and purposes. This presentation addresses materials used for laboratory furniture. Furniture is presented in a sequence from fixed furniture solutions to the most flexible and adaptable furniture systems. The benefits and limitations of these solutions are addressed. Also included are overhead services and a brief look at key fume hood considerations including safety, energy conservation, and types of fume hoods. The presentation is very visual with photos from multiple installations.

Learning Objectives
  • Differentiate between a variety of fixed and flexible laboratory furniture solutions
  • Evaluate benefits and limitations of different furniture systems
  • Review multiple MEP solutions related to laboratory furniture
  • Overview of key fume hood types and considerations
  • Hazardous chemical storage at fume hoods

Duration : 1 hour including questions

Credits : 1 LU, 1 HSW

Cost : Free

Presenter : Chip Diefendorf, LEED® AP l Director of Business Development, Mott Manufacturing
Chip is the Director of Business Development at Mott and has over 30 years of experience in the laboratory market. He focuses on high end laboratory architects and end users and understands the individual attention each project needs throughout its life cycle.

Mott Manufacturing is an approved AIA Continuing Education Provider. If you’d like us to report your attendance to this webinar to AIA, please provide us with your 8-digit AIA membership. We cannot submit to AIA without this number. Certificates of completion for non-members are available on request.

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