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Breakthrough Magazine: ‘A Smarter Laboratory’

Optimizing energy use and improving occupant health and well-being in modern laboratories.

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When multiple air-handling systems are clustered together, seemingly small design choices, such as architectural features or equipment placement, may have unexpectedly broad effects—either positive or negative—on wind flow patterns.

In the Winter Issue of Breakthrough Magazine, RWDI’s David Hamlyn answers common questions about exhaust reentrainment in laboratory design and its relation to energy efficiency. In this article, David explains methods for modelling dispersion, options for existing and new buildings, and the importance of understanding masterplanning in efficient and sustainable laboratory design.

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