From: Mary Ellen A Scott <mas35**At_Symbol_Here**CASE.EDU>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Chemistry Fume Hood Experience
Date: April 29, 2013 10:47:09 AM EDT
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The biggest issue we have is supply air or lack there of. At least all are VAV hoods go into alarm so much that the students just put paper in the MUTE button. We seem to have created a cry wolf situation.

On Mon, Apr 29, 2013 at 10:32 AM, Richard Swanson <thechem**At_Symbol_Here**> wrote:

From my experience as a formulator of solvent borne coatings and adhesives, even the best designed and constructed fume hood will not function efficiently if it is not installed properly, including proper design of the infrastructure (e.g.., make-up air of the laboratory and facility).

Richard Swanson


Greater Chicagoland Area

From: DCHAS-L Discussion List [mailto:dchas-l**At_Symbol_Here**MED.CORNELL.EDU] On Behalf Of Jim Johnson
Sent: Sunday, April 28, 2013 5:35 PM
Subject: [DCHAS-L] Chemistry Fume Hood Experience

Good Afternoon,
I would like to start a discussion on current experience with chemistry fume hoods related to overall quality, best value, interior construction, coatings/materials of construction, installation issues, air flow alarms, order lead time, energy saving features plus anything else that comes to mind.
Thank you,

James S. Johnson Ph.D., CIH, QEP
JSJ and Associates
Pleasanton, CA 94588

Mary Ellen Scott, PhD.
Safety Specialist II
Case Western Reserve University
EHS - Environmental Health and Safety
Service Building 1st Floor Rm 113
2220 Circle Dr.
Cleveland, OH 44106-7227
216-368-2236 (Fax)
"There is no science without fancy and no art without fact" =96 Vladimir Nabokov (1899-1977)

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