Animal Care Facilities and Construction

The links listed below stem from various inquiries and are for your information. Their placement here does not indicate endorsement by ILAR, the National Research Council, or the National Academies.

AAALAC Notes on Animal Facility Construction
American Biological Safety Association
American Institute of Architects Guidelines
American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)
Animal Care Resource Guide: Research Facility Inspection Guide (USDA/APHIS)
Animal Lab News (resources for animal research facilities)
Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories (CDC/NIH)
Tradeline, Inc. (facilities planning and management resources)
Ventilation Design Handbook on Animal Research Facilities Using Static Microisolators (NIH)

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