Chapel Hill, NC

Chapel Hill, NC Vivarium Rooms

Vivarium rooms in Chapel Hill, NC. For more than two decades we have been working with Chapel Hill, NC researchers to provide safe and often precise conditions to meet their unique and particular needs. Darwin Chambers understands how crucial working vivarium rooms are for your research needs. That's why we are always developing new practices and technologies to get researchers the best product for them. To discover more about what we can do for your research needs in Chapel Hill, NC, continuing reading, call us today at 877-783-6774 or contact us online.

Beyond vivarium rooms, we also design and manufacture plant growth rooms and plant growth chambers for Chapel Hill, NC researches who primarily do plant research, as well as insect rearing rooms and insect rearing chambers for the study of insects.

What Are Vivarium Rooms?

Latin for "place of life," a vivarium is an enclosed area where animals and/or plants can live in conditions similar to their natural habitat. That can be a range of functions and sizes, from a small aquarium in a teenager's room, to the dolphinarium at Sea World.

In the scientific community, vivarium rooms are also referred to as animal research facilities, and they are used to house animals and/or plants in a specific, controlled environment. These microecosystems are essential for observing plants or animals under certain conditions, or humanely housing experimental animals.

Important Environmental Controls in Vivarium Rooms in Chapel Hill, NC

There are a variety of environmental controls required for a well-functioning vivarium room. For your research purposes in Chapel Hill, NC, you need to know that the controlled environment room can properly sustain:

  • Lighting — Different plants and animals need different levels and types of lighting that meet their adapted needs. Reptiles, amphibians, and other animals need sunlight to keep their bodies warm, while some plants do best in the shade. Different bulbs offer different levels and types of heat and light, and your vivarium room may need a controller to simulate light and dark periods.
  • Temperature and Humidity — Similarly, different organisms can only survive with a temperature and humidity similar to their natural habitat. Heat can be provided through an HVAC system or special lamps.
  • Ventilation — Ventilation is crucial for circulating air, stopping mold accumulation, reducing the proliferation of hazardous bacteria, and stabilizing the ventilation between the vivarium room and other areas of your facility. There are numerous exhaust fan options we can fit for your room, depending on what works best for you.

A life form's habitat is as important as anything to keeping them healthy. You need a precise vivarium room to guarantee the integrity of both the organisms you're studying and your research in Chapel Hill, NC.

Benefits of Choosing Darwin Chambers For Your Vivarium Rooms in Chapel Hill, NC

It's no wonder Darwin Chambers has been a "go-to" manufacturer and vendor of vivarium rooms to the Chapel Hill area for over 20 years. We push ourselves to constantly build better units for the people who need them, and our commitment to customer service is unparalleled. All of our controlled environment rooms are custom-built for each client. Among the many reasons to choose a Darwin Chambers vivarium room are:

  • Our Technologies We're consistently looking for new ways to improve our already impeccable units. With our virtual touchscreens, precision ultrasonic humidification, antimicrobial handles, and more, your Chapel Hill, NC vivarium room will be easy to use, dependable, have lower energy loads than other units, and will keep you and your specimens safe.
  • Our Service Plans We don't stop working for you once you have your ideal vivarium room; we want to make sure your unit stays at peak performance and lasts as long as you need it to. We offer technical support throughout the lifetime of your controlled environment room, such as:
  • Our Compliance Standards — The use of animals for research is subject to numerous regulatory guidelines. All of our vivarium rooms are compliant with the following standards:

    All instruments are also calibrated to NIST traceable standards.

  • Financing We have a relationship with North Star Leasing so our Chapel Hill, NC clients can get the great units they need while maintaining financial flexibility.
  • Our "Quick Ship" Program Looking for a vivarium room, but need it ASAP? We also offer pre-built units, which we guarantee will get to your Chapel Hill, NC location within 15 business days.

With all of our custom or pre-engineered units in Chapel Hill, NC, you'll get:

  • Fans and lights that offer superior efficiency and distribution
  • Available temperature ranges from 20°C to 60°C; 37°C standard set point
  • ADA compliance with no additional cost to customer
  • Humidity control at sensor: ±0.5%
  • Temperature control at sensor / set-point: ±0.2° C
  • A variety of surface and construction options
  • Glow-in-the-dark personnel emergency antimicrobial pull cord, a potentially life-saving feature for injured personnel

For the full list of our vivarium room specifications, click on the brochure below:

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Other services we offer to Chapel Hill, NC clients include:

Call Darwin Chambers For Your Vivarium Room in Chapel Hill, NC

No one can beat Darwin Chambers in the value, reliability, expertise, and availability of our vivarium rooms and experts. Our mission statement is to "grow and lead our biotech industry through the efforts of a creative, skilled, and professional workforce." We understand the importance of a precise vivarium room for your Chapel Hill, NC research, and we know how to build the room for your research to thrive. Call Darwin Chambers today at 877-783-6774 or contact us online.

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