Is it possible for lab spaces to be high performing & energy efficient?

Weekly Tips from Industry Experts, featuring BAS Expert & BuildPulse CEO, Brice Kosnik

Lab spaces in K-12 schools and especially on university campuses are notorious for consuming a large proportion of the overall energy expenditure in their building portfolios. This is largely because of the necessary safety measures that are taken to maintain a high indoor air quality, combatting hazardous fumes and chemicals. Because of the potential health risks involved, there is a limit to the level of energy efficiency that a lab space can attain. There are a few simple measures, however, that Facility Managers and Commissioning Agents can take to limit their consumption while maintaining comfort and safety standards for their occupants.

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