Labs21 UK has been established by HEEPI
to support more sustainable design and operation of laboratories
in Britain. It draws, with permission, on the experience and
materials of the Labs21 initiative in the USA.
A one day workshop: Making Laboratories
and Data Centres More Sustainable, Best Practice in Europe and
North America, will be held at the University of Luxembourg
on 5 March 2009. Click
here for details.
Sustainable Labs events were held at K.U.Leuven, Belgium on
23 April 2007 and the University of Warwick on 26 April 2007.
for presentations from the Leuven event. Click
here for presentations from the Warwick event and click
here for a workshop summary report with laboratory benchmarks.
UK Position Paper
Labs21 UK has produced a Position
Paper which summarises the main lessons for UK labs based
on US Labs21 experience. This is based on three events which
took place in September 2006:
on High Performance Buildings, University of Glasgow, featuring
the Cardiovascular and Biomedical Research Centre and other
Sustainable Laboratories, a one day, 'hands on', specialist
training course at the University of Leeds.
Sustainable Laboratories, a workshop in Central London.
Labs 21 US Conference
2008 Annual Conference took place September 16-18 in San
Jose, California. The keynote speakers were:
- Dr. Marcia McNutt, President and CEO of
the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
- Dr. Chris Field, Director of the Department
of Global Ecology, Stanford University
presentations at the conference can be found here.
US Training Courses
Attend a Labs 21 US workshop in 2008! The training
schedule can be found here.
Labs21 UK is based on an American initiative led by the Environment Protection Agency and Department of Energy, and with a number of American partners and supporters. Labs21 US is co-sponsored by the International Institute for Sustainable Laboratories.
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