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Save your lab energy and costs with LEEC Eco Drying Cabinets

Designed to efficiently dry laboratory glassware and with a temperature range of 30 to 80 °C, LEEC drying cabinets have been an industry staple for many customers, providing trouble-free use in many sectors, year after year. Maintaining the same versatility and drying experience, alongside additional environmentally beneficial cost savings, LEEC developed their Eco drying cabinets, […]

New Cold Storage additions: Liebherr 5501 Fridges and Freezers

We have introduced three new lines to our cold storage range from Liebherr, including the SRFvg 5501 Performance Laboratory Refrigerator, SFFvh 5501 Perfection Laboratory Freezer and SFFfg 5501 Performance Spark Free Laboratory Freezer. The new units all provide good temperature stability (EN 60068-3) and use environmentally-friendly refrigerants, delivering energy-efficient operation alongside low global warming potential. […]

Top 10 Tips to Save Water in the Lab

For World Water Day 2024, we’ve brought together our top 10 water-saving tips for laboratories that are looking to work more sustainably. Water-usage in laboratories Did you know? The water required to cool just one condenser for 17 days is more than the average 4-person household uses in a year![1] Laboratories consume a lot of […]

LN2-free, Mechanical Cryogenic Freezers: The Safety and Cost Benefits

Traditional liquid nitrogen (LN2) cryogenic freezers have played a key role in preserving biological samples in scientific research, healthcare and biotechnology fields for decades. However, technological advancements have made way for mechanical cryogenic freezers, which provide a safe, cost-effective, and convenient alternative. These -150 °C chest freezers are suitable for storing various biological specimens such […]

New additions to our Laboratory Sustainable Solutions Portfolio

Stirling Ultracold SU780XLE ULT Freezer

We’re always on the look out for products that offer laboratories a more sustainable option. Browse through the latest additions to our laboratory Sustainable Solutions portfolio below: New lab consumables and supplies: Grant’s new Liquid Sanitiser (GRNTSANIT1) prevents contamination and biofilm in laboratory baths without creating any harmful by-products. It’s easy to use and fully […]

Laboratory Energy Monitoring and Energy Audits

Understand and address your energy usage In collaboration with our supplier partner, KoolZone, we able to offer our customers bespoke laboratory energy monitoring and energy audits. What is an energy audit? An energy audit of your laboratory or building will focus on the equipment and systems that impact energy consumption most heavily, such as HVAC, […]

Stirling Ultracold SU780XLE ULT Freezer: Reviewed

Stirling Ultracold SU780XLE ULT Freezer

The results are in! Laboratories are energy intensive environments, with most teams running a wide variety of equipment. Whilst some of this can be switched off when not in use (e.g., fume cabinets and autoclaves), other equipment must stay on 24/7, such as fridges and ULT freezers. There are some simple steps to help you […]

Sustainable lab practices: Laboratory freezers and ULTs

Sustainable Laboratory Practices

Laboratories use lots of energy, far more than your average office [1]. However, many scientists are keen to reduce their carbon footprint and work more sustainably. The majority of laboratories will have at least one freezer and it will be running 24/7. However, there are still steps you can take to improve efficiency and reduce […]

Sustainable laboratory practices

Sustainable Laboratory Practices

Laboratories consume large quantities of energy; using 4-6 times (per m2) more than your average office.[1] This article highlights a number of sustainable laboratory practices, some of which, might be appropriate for your daily workflows. Energy-usage in laboratories The majority of labs will have several pieces of equipment running for long periods of time such […]