19 October 2015

Sustainable Manifolded Fume Exhaust Seminar


Seminar series covering aspects of compliance for manifolded laboratory exhaust systems, from hood to roof.

Hosted by three companies who specialise in this field – Dynaflow, Phoenix Controls and Airepure Australia, this collaborative seminar was held in three cities in late October 2015 – Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane.

The attendees appreciated the factual information and the user perspectives presented by our speakers.

Guest speaker Geoff Deeble gave his candid user perspective of the extensive manifolded fume exhaust setup within the Research School of Chemistry Laboratories at ANU (Australian National University).

Roy Rossario from Dynaflow gave perspectives on AS (Australian Standard) compliant fume hoods, illustrating the importance of high quality fume containment.

John Penny from Phoenix Controls related the right ways to control air flow from hoods and into laboratories with Phoenix VAV units.

Allan Heckenberg from Airepure Australia gave perspectives on the 2243.8 standard revision and the use of Strobic Air Tri Stack exhaust systems to complete a successful manifolded systems.

Summary videos of the presentations and presentation notes will be available shortly.  Register your details to receive a download link.


Dr. Allan Heckenberg (PhD) – Airepure AustraliaAllan Heckenberg Airepure
Allan is an Analytical Chemist by training and has spent half of his career in the US and Europe working in laboratories, designing and using analytical scientific instruments. He is a member of the CH-026 Committee that steers the 2243 series of standards.  Topics: Manifolded Vs Individual Laboratory Exhaust Systems, Manifolded Fan Exhaust Systems for Laboratories, Maintenance.

Roy Rosario (BE Mech, MBA) – DynaflowRoy Rosario Dynaflow
As well as being a long term member of the Australian Standards Committee, Roy is a 25 year veteran in the field of Fume cupboards and HVAC design and has been extensively involved in special projects across Australia, New Zealand, Asia and Middle East.  Topics: Manifolded Fume Cupboard Systems, Energy Savings Methods in Fume Cupboards, Other Designs in Fume Cupboards for Special Applications.

John Penny – Phoenix Controls (Viscon Systems)John Penny Viscon Systems
John has been supporting the engineering, installation, start-up, testing and operation of Phoenix Controls since 2002. He has worked on some of the top laboratory and hospital facilities in Australia.  Topics: Valves for Fume Cupboard Airflow Control on Manifolded Systems, Valves for Room Pressurisation, Testing and Maintenance.

Guest Speaker

Geoff Deeble – School Manager, Research School of Chemistry, ANU College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences

Sustainable Manifolded Fume Exhaust Seminar Presenters Left to Right: Roy Rosario, John Penny, Geoff Deeble, Allan Heckenberg.


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