From: Harry Elston <helston**At_Symbol_Here**MIDWESTCHEMSAFETY.COM>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] world's first zero carbon chemistry lab goes up in flames
Date: Mon, 15 Sep 2014 08:12:53 -0500
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I'd be willing to bet that they emitted some carbon in the end....


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From: DCHAS-L Discussion List [mailto:dchas-l**At_Symbol_Here**MED.CORNELL.EDU] On Behalf Of Wayne Wood
Sent: Monday, September 15, 2014 7:45 AM
Subject: [DCHAS-L] world's first zero carbon chemistry lab goes up in flames

I really appreciate these chemical safety headlines, especially one as ironic as this:

Tags: United_Kingdom, laboratory, follow-up, response, unknown_chemical

Morgan Sindall‰??s nearly-finished å£16m chemistry lab project in Nottingham has been destroyed after fire engulfed the building on Friday night

Sixty fire fighters and 10 engines battled to bring the fierce blaze under under control but they were unable to save the timber building.

The project was part funded by GlaxoSmithKlein and was billed to be the world‰??s first zero carbon chemistry laboratory.

Instead it has highlighted how vulnerable timber-frame structures are to fire during the construction phase.


Wayne Wood | Associate Director, University Safety (EHS), University Services ‰?? Directeur Adjoint, Direction de la prÌ©vention (SSE), Services universitaires | McGill University | 3610 rue McTavish Street, 4th floor | Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H3A 1Y2 | Tel: (514) 398-2391

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