This Summer Erlab Completes the Largest Installation of Filtered Fume Hoods in the World

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As one of 200+ projects utilizing Erlab’s GreenFumeHood Filtration Technology, Framingham State University tops the list with the installation of 49 filtered fume hoods.

Framingham State University chemistry labs using only filtered fume hoods

Filtered Fume Hoods in Hemenway Hall at Framingham State University

Students entering the new Hemenway Hall addition this fall at Framingham State University will enjoy (8) new chemistry laboratories, each exclusively using filtered fume hoods that feature Erlab’s GreenFumeHood Filtration Technology.

Last week, Erlab’s team finished installing the (49) filtered fume hoods needed for their Organic, Inorganic, Analytical, and Physical Chemistry teaching laboratories. Each filtered fume hood is outfitted with Erlab’s superior Neutrodine filtration technology which is ideal for multidisciplinary handlings, is designed to address the ever-increasing requirements for safety and energy-efficiency, has best-in-class detection technology, and real-time communication for security and monitoring via PC, tablet or smartphone.

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Safety and Savings. The design team’s decision to use filtered fume hoods provides a safe working environment for the students and offers significant first cost and operational cost savings for the school.

Safety: The chemistry involved is easily handled by Erlab’s GreenFumeHood Filtration Technology. The combinations of acids, bases, and solvents used by the students will be fully adsorbed by the Neutrodine filters, which will last greater than 2 years, as proven at other installations with similar chemical usage.

First Cost Savings: The mechanical systems were reduced by 25%, thereby lowering their costs by over $917,000 and providing a net savings of over $330,000 on the project.

Energy Savings: The reductions in exhaust air and make-up air, coupled with a long filter life will save over $39,000 annually in operating costs and help the project achieve LEED® Silver.

Erlab and it’s partners, Air Master Systems and Labconco, understand the challenges of constructing a new lab, renovating an old lab, or adding on to an existing lab, and offer a solution that is ideal for the majority of environments. This made the Green Solution Hood by Air Master Systems (featuring Erlab’s GFH Filtration Technologies) a key factor in the design of Framingham State University’s new laboratories.

Visit to learn more how Erlab’s GreenFumeHood Filtration Technology brings the filtered fume hood to life.

About Erlab:
Erlab’s passion is to focus on the research & development, design, and manufacturing of cutting-edge air filtration in the lab. As an innovator, Erlab is committed to safety, performance, energy efficiency and sustainability and has remained number one in the world for ductless fume hoods since 1968.

For more information, please contact:
Susan Leccese
Global Marketing Communications Director
Erlab North America
Tel: 1-800-964-4434

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