NATIONAL LABORATORIES FOR DEPARTMENT
OF CHEMISTRY, MALAYSIA
KEMENTERIAN KESIHATAN, CAWANGAN BANGUNAN IBU PEJABAT,
DAVID ELLIS ARCHITECT (CANADA)
PERUNDING ALAM BINA ARCHITECT
PROJECT COSTS :
The National Laboratories
for Department of Chemistry funded by World Bank were constructed
on 5 sites comprising 1 Central Laboratory at Petaling Jaya
and 4 Regional Laboratories at Ipoh, Malacca, Kuching and Kota
Kinabalu in 1997/1999. These laboratories provide analytical
services for both private and public sectors in areas of Environment,
Food, Water, Air, Toxicdogy, Industrial and Forensic Works.
RM 120 MILLION
M&E Services incorporates in the buildings
i. Air Conditioning,
Mechanical Ventilation , Clean Room and Process Ventilation.
ii. Fire Protection Services.
iii. Internal Hydraulic Services
iv. Compressed and Zero Air System
v. Vacuum Air System
vi. Laboratory Gas (Helium, Nitrogen, Hydrogen, Argon and
vii. Pure Water System
viii. Standby Generator
ix. Telephone System
x. Lift Services
xi. PA, MATV, CCTV and Access Control
xii. Laboratory Fume Cupboards (Perchloric Acid, Solvent
and General Purpose)
xiii. High Purity Gas Fittings
xiv. Building Automation System
The building was designed to house the mechanical
plant at Penthouse (Roof Level) for centralized operation
of the air system. Total supply air capacity is 70,000 l/sec
conditioned air with 100% exhaust. Operation is fully automated
with after hours pre-cooling ambient and start-up purge cycle.
Variable air volume systems were designed for air distribution
including the Fume Cupboards.
A sophisticated state of art control system
was designed to monitor and regulate the Fume Cupboard Exhaust,
General Exhaust, Local Articulated Exhaust Arms and Variable
supply air with reheat system to maintain the necessary room
temperature, room pressure, relative humidity air change and
constant fume cupboard face velocity throughout operation.
is served by 2 nos. 700 ton chillers for the Central Laboratory
and 2 nos. 350 ton chillers for Regional Laboratory.