Tocris Bioscience

Overview and challenge Based in Bristol, Tocris Bioscience (a subsidiary of Bio-techne) required the conversion of an industrial unit into a new, 765 M2 laboratory space in order to expand its capacity. The new laboratory had to meet the exacting standards of the US based parent company, and energy-efficiency was a significant criterion. The solution […]

University of Glasgow

Overview and challenge The University of Glasgow was looking to save on energy usage and associated costs to help meet the Scottish Government’s climate change target of a 42% reduction in national greenhouse gas emissions by 2020. It had identified that a new laboratory refurbishment project could help the institution go some way to achieving […]

University of Leeds

Overview and challenge The University of Leeds’ £345,000 chemistry teaching laboratory fume cupboard refurbishment project was intended to reduce energy use in the 765m2 Priestly chemistry teaching laboratory. Along with other universities, Leeds is striving to meet the Higher Education Funding Council for England target to reduce sectoral carbon emissions by 43% by 2020 (against […]

Reading University

Saving 343 CO2 tonnes a year and £90,000 financial savings Overview and challenge Ranked in the top 1% of universities in the world, Reading University is a global University that enjoys a world-class reputation for teaching, research and enterprise. As part of a commitment to reduce its carbon footprint by 35% by 2016, the university […]

Manchester Metropolitan University

Saving 294 CO2 tonnes a year and £46,480 financial savings Overview and challenge Manchester Metropolitan University’s John Dalton Tower contains 48no fume cupboards that were in operation 24 hours a day 365 days a year. The fume cupboards were Constant Air Volume units, continuously sucking air out of the building to be replaced with conditioned […]

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