Got electronics on your lab bench? As in...shakers, vortex mixers, stirrers, heat blocks, centrifuges, microplate readers, water baths...etc, etc. What about a computer and accouterments at your desk? Did you know that these devices are all drawing electricity, even when they are switched off? Depending on your situation, this type of “phantom electricity” can add up to around 25% of your building's total electric bill!Read More
If you want to talk about putting your money where your mouth is, you can't do more than New England Biolabs - they've spent an incredible amount of energy reformatting their nucleic acid kits to be more sustainable than ever. From the process to the packaging, they embody their mission as stewards of the environment.Read More
Triumvirate Environmental is out with a comprehensive report detailing the state of EH&S: where it stands, what needs improvement, and what we can do about it!Read More
n my last article on energy management in the lab, I gave an overview of why labs use so much energy. In this article we will look a little deeper at one of the most energy intensive pieces of equipment in your lab and learn tips on how to reduce that energy load.
Everyone has freezers! Seth looks at 5 easy ways to make sure your freezers are running properly, and how to save on all that energy they use! Check out the article to learn more!Read More