Make the Labs21 Tool Kit Your Most Valuable (Free) Design Tool

February 7, 2012
3 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
Eastern Standard Time

Webinar Overview

Did you know a comprehensive Labs21 Tool Kit is available to facility owners, architects, engineers, designers, managers, and others, with resources that help you design, build, and manage a sustainable, high-performance facility? Did you know this resource is available for free? During this High-Tech Talk Webinar, Geoffrey Bell of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory gave an overview of the Labs21 Tool Kit, with highlights and examples of how its lesser known components operate. In addition, participants previewed the Labs21 Laboratory Energy Efficiency Profiler (LEEP) Tool. During this webinar, Mr. Bell highlighted:

  • Design Guide for Energy-Efficient Research Laboratories: This searchable reference helps you identify and apply energy-saving features to your laboratories.
  • Design Process Manual: This Web-based manual includes a checklist of process-related action items for each stage of the building design and delivery process, with links to the Design Guide and relevant Labs21 tools for each action item.
  • Best Practice Guides and Technical Bulletins: This series of publications provides design, construction, and operation information on specific technologies that contribute to energy efficiency and sustainability in laboratories.

This High-Tech Talk Webinar showed how these free, highly valuable tools work.


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Professional Development Hours and Continuing Education Credits

Attendees of this course and those who view the recording can earn one Professional Development Hour (PDH) for professional engineers and one Continuing Education Credit (CEC) from the American Institute of Architects for registered architects.

Contact I2SL if you would like to receive professional development hours for viewing the webinar.

Instructor Biography

Geoffrey Bell

Mr. Bell received his Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from Newark College of Engineering and a Masters of Architecture in environmental design from the University of New Mexico. Mr. Bell is a registered professional mechanical engineer in both New Mexico and California, and a certified state energy auditor in New Mexico. Mr. Bell's resume includes working for Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory as a staff scientist and senior energy management engineer for more than 22 years, participating on the Technical Committees for Laboratories for the 21st Century (Labs21) and Data Centers for the 21st Century, contracting with the U.S. Department of Energy as a principal investigator, teaching at the University of New Mexico and for Labs21, consulting to Sandia Corp. as an energy engineer, and providing renewable energy consulting services for various mechanical engineering and architectural projects for more than 35 years. Mr. Bell is a co-inventor of the Berkeley Hood.


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