Green Chemistry is the Pinnacle of Lab Safety

Green chemistry is a solution oriented approach to lab safety with economic benefits. In today's green labs tip I would like to refer you to the OSHA Transitioning to Safer Chemicals Toolkit that highlights how efforts to substitute hazardous chemicals with green chemistry is the most effective way to promote laboratory safety.

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Laboratory Energy Savings by Automatic Lighting

By installing automatic lighting to your laboratory building, you will see the difference in energy bills as illustrated below.  This image appears on the Lighting Controls Association web site, courtesy of the Lighting Design Lab.  Their web site is a great resource to learn about automatic switching and dimming controls.  Of note, utility companies offer rebates on automatic lighting controls.  You can learn more at  http://lightingcontrolsassociation.org.

Lighting Design Lab for LCA