The aim of these new labs is to provide a world class facility for Physical Chemistry and Chemical Biology teaching at undergraduate level.
- Much better use of space than the old labs.
- Significant reductions in carbon emissions.
- Capacity for students increased from 64 to 80.
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|Start & Finish dates||April 2012 - September 2012|
|Funded by||CIF 2|
|Requested by||Department of Chemistry|
|Managed by||Estates Office|
|Quantity Surveyors||Faithful and Gould|
|Mechanical Engineers||CBG Consultants|
|Electrical Engineers||CBG Consultants|
|Structural Engineers||Clancy Ltd.|
|Main Contractor||BAM Construction|
|Basic Building Cost||£2,300/m2|
|Gross Floor Area||630m2|
|Function Areas and Their Size||Computational Lab - 90m2
Instrumentation Lab - 190m2
Dark Room - 10m2
Teaching (wet) Lab - 270m2
|Area of Storage||Prep Room - 30m2|
|Area of Circulation||40m2|
|Low Carbon Energy Generation||TBC|
|Water use||TBC m3/person/year|
|Steps taken to reduce environmental impact||
The laboratory has been designed to the highest environmental standards, with targeted savings of: