Do I Need a GLP or GMP Autoclave?
Customers often ask us: “Do I Need a GLP or GMP Autoclave?” Usually, the answer is “No, you don’t.” That’s because, in the grand scheme of things, only a narrow […]Read More
Biotech and Pharma Need More Green Labs
If the last year has shown us nothing else, it’s the huge impact biotechnology and pharmaceutical research has on our lives. But according to a recent study from My Green […]Read More
Energy Efficiency and Cylindrical Autoclaves
This past spring, a 2020 article in Labmate Online came to our attention: “Energy Efficient Autoclaves —Misconceptions and Misunderstanding.” Owing to our longstanding interest in energy efficient autoclaves and sustainable […]Read More
Your Autoclave’s HVAC Impact
An autoclave can have a major impact on your building’s heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system and indoor air quality. Occasionally, it’s a catastrophic impact. That was the case […]Read More
Choosing the Best Pressure Sterilizer for Mushroom Cultivation
Too many mycology labs and mushroom growers end up with a sterilizer that costs too much and does too little. There are three key considerations when selecting a pressure sterilizer […]Read More
Minding the Details in BSL-3 and Other Medical Research Labs
Coronavirus has disrupted and altered our public life quickly and, perhaps, irrevocably. Scientists have studied the coronavirus safely for years in BSL-3 (“biosafety level 3“) labs at undisclosed locations around […]Read More
Sustainable Labs: Small Changes Make Big Impacts
Around the U.S., regions, states, and cities are introducing new initiatives, legislation, consumer campaigns, and equipment upgrades to increase efficiency and lessen resource demands. This is increasingly necessary as southwestern […]Read More
Dirty Autoclave Sales Secret: That Low-Price Autoclave Can Be Expensive!
Autoclave sales tend to focus on the “sticker price”—as do autoclave buyers. But that’s a bill you only pay once. You’ll be paying for utilities and maintenance for years to […]Read More
Want to Find the Most Energy Efficient Autoclave?
As we noted in our previous post, two factors determine the energy efficiency of your autoclave: The autoclave’s steam source and its chamber shape. Steam source is perhaps the easiest […]Read More
Autoclave Energy Savings: What Really Makes a Difference?
We get many questions about autoclave energy savings. This isn’t surprising: Research labs generally use three to four times more energy that similar-sized office spaces. The primary culprits: Devices responsible […]Read More
We Need Sustainable Labs for Sustainable Research
The global consensus on climate change has grown increasingly dire. Nonetheless, a shocking percentage of “sustainable research” is done in labs that do not operate in an environmentally sustainable manner. […]Read More
Bad Benchtop Autoclave Installations
Sometimes a bad benchtop autoclave installation is pretty straightforward: That drain valve looks pretty good—it’s taped, they’ve used a quality ball valve (which is much more reliable over the long […]Read More
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