Colucci is director of engineering / design services with IPS, and has over 16 years of experience in leading mechanical engineering and design assignments for high performance, technically complex facilities._He has successfully designed pharmaceutical research and development, biological and chemical laboratories, oral solid dosage, fermentation, purification, and other cGMP facilities, as well as central plant and utility facilities. His expertise also includes detailed engineering design and specification, facilities and systems evaluation, energy analysis, field support and inspection, and quality control, and commissioning.
One steam is clean. Another steam is chemical-free. Are they interchangeable? And what effects do pharmaceutical manufacturing best practices and regulations have on the usual humidification specification process? Let this brief but specific article be your prescription for wiser design.
Why was one floor’s laboratory ventilation failing to keep up, when it was even the closest floor to the rooftop fans? Some system sleuthing led two engineers to a fitting conclusion. Read more stories in May Issue 2017.