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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 […]

Top 10 Water-saving tips for Laboratories

Sustainable Laboratory Practices

For World Water Day, we’ve brought together our top 10 water-saving tips for laboratories that are looking to work more sustainably. Water-usage in laboratories Laboratories are large users of resources; both water and energy. Water usage in labs can be considerable with many having one or more of the following: ice machines, autoclaves, glasswashers, water […]