I2SL Half-Day Workshop: Sustainable Strategies for Laboratory Planning, Design, and Operation

This version of the Introductory Course on High-Performance, Low-Energy Design is a half-day workshop that introduces strategies for designing and constructing sustainable laboratories in both new and existing facilities.

Seasoned laboratory designers, energy managers, and facilities professionals will teach the course, and cover topics that include:

  • The architecture and engineering of high-performance laboratories
  • The energy-efficient design process
  • Air supply and distribution systems
  • Laboratory exhaust systems
  • Lighting
  • Case studies
  • Resources and tools

Who Should Attend This Workshop?

Laboratory professionals from all backgrounds are encouraged to attend this course because it gives a good introduction to laboratory sustainability and why it's such an important issue. Laboratory professionals encouraged to attend include but are not limited to:

  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Facility owners and managers
  • Mechanical, engineering, and plumbing professionals
  • Project managers
  • Construction/contracting managers
  • Commissioning specialists
  • Laboratory equipment manufacturers
  • LEED®-accredited professionals
  • Safety, health, and environmental management professionals
  • Laboratory users
  • Students in any of the above-mentioned fields

While designed as an introductory course, those familiar with sustainable laboratory design are also welcome to attend and contribute to the discussion.

Course Materials

As part of the course, each participant will receive detailed course materials and will also be encouraged to use the Labs21 Tool Kit as a further resource to meet their sustainable design goals.


Punit Jain, Cannon Design
Dan Doyle, P.E., Grumman/Butkus Associates


Full-Day Introductory Course: High-Performance, Low-Energy Design

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