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Your building management system is a backbone to keeping your lab secure. The system should monitor everything from access control, to plumping, to the air conditioning service etc. Some systems also control the CCTV coverage (if you have it and/or … Continue reading Building Management Systems: what you need to know
HEPA stands for “High Efficiency Particulate Air”. In terms of air-filters, these are the best of the best, the most efficient ones on the market. Unsurprising, given their history – HEPA filters were originally designed by Arthur D. Little for … Continue reading HEPA Filters, Fire, and other issues