1. Explosion-Proof Materials and Design

    Imagine it: You’ve worked really hard to create a new material that is strong and yet, flexible.  Now you get to test this material.  To test this material, you and your coworkers head to the bomb range.   This is often how many materials used in a variety of products from bomb-proof clothing to blast-resistant building materials have to be te…Read More

  2. The One OTHER Thing You Should Always Be Thinking About

    Any time that you build a new lab or renovate and update an existing one, there are many different components to be executed to the letter. We previously noted in a blog post that the one thing you should always be thinking about is providing regular maintenance for your lab and its equipment. But when you work with a construction management compan…Read More

  3. The One Thing You Should Always Be Thinking About

    When you first step into a brand new lab space, nothing can seem more pristine. A perfectly executed lab functions seamlessly and seems like a simply flawless space. However, there are many different moving parts within an lab with high-tech equipment and many components that can break or cause catastrophic problems for your company in the long run…Read More

  4. How Do You Know You’re Working with the Right Lab Construction Firm?

    While the technical construction industry isn’t as massive as residential or commercial construction, it’s still important to know that you’re working with the right team for your construction management services when you are ready to build your lab space. So, how do you know which group to choose when you need lab construction services? What…Read More

  5. The Importance of Lab Accreditation

    When you construct or renovate a laboratory space, it’s important to think about how the technical construction will help you to meet a plethora of lab accreditation standards. Planning in advance to apply for certain testing lab accreditation can help you to know what you need to achieve during the technical construction phase of your lab projec…Read More

  6. The Balance Between Employee Ergonomics and Technical Lab Design

    Let’s face it: there are certain aspects of any working environment that make employees happier and more productive. However, when you are going through the lab construction process, there are also very specific standards that need to be followed to make the lab perfect for the work being done within it. Things, like ergonomic tables and chairs o…Read More

  7. Recapping Our LCS Summer Newsletter

    Did you see our summer newsletter outlining the value of engineering? If you missed it, you can check it out here or keep reading for a quick overview of everything that we covered. Value Engineering In this section, we discussed how value engineering is not necessarily a new term, but it’s incredible how little people actually know about what it…Read More

  8. Construction Done Right In An Occupied Lab

    When your lab is not able to cease operations for a construction project, it’s tempting to hold off on scheduling the construction work for as long as possible, knowing that it is going to disrupt people’s workstations and introduce a lot of new traffic patterns while the work is being done. You may not have the desire or the luxury of being ab…Read More

  9. Best Practices for Choosing a Lab Design Firm

    Making the decision to create a laboratory or technical facility can bring a huge boost to your company's productivity, help you to attract top talent, and increase your effectiveness in research, development, and manufacturing. But bringing that project into existence can feel like a monumental task. We're here to help you break that down into mea…Read More