Charleston, SC

Charleston, SC Vivarium Rooms

Vivarium rooms in Charleston, SC. For more than two decades we have been working with Charleston, SC researchers to provide humane and often precise conditions to meet their unique and specific 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 offer researchers the best product for them. To discover more about what Darwin Chambers can do for your research needs in Charleston, SC, read on below, reach out to us today at 877-783-6774 or ask for a quote online.

In addition to vivarium rooms, we also design and manufacture plant growth rooms and plant growth chambers for our Charleston, SC clients who primarily do plant research, as well as insect rearing rooms and insect rearing chambers for insect research.

What is a Vivarium Room?

The term "vivarium" comes from the Latin words for "place for" and "living things." In short,. That can include a range of functions and sizes, from a tarantula cage in a kid's room, to Biosphere 2.

In the scientific community, vivarium rooms are also referred to as animal research facilities, and they are used to store animals and/or plants in a specific, controlled habitat. These types of microecosystems are a fundamental aspect of observing life under certain conditions, or humanely housing animals who are being used for research purposes.

Aspects to Consider When Getting a Vivarium Room in Charleston, SC

There are several environmental controls needed to keep a vivarium room functioning properly. For your facility in Charleston, SC, you'll need to ensure the controlled environment room can properly sustain:

  • Light — Different plants and animals need different levels and types of lighting that meet their adapted needs. "Cold-blooded" animals warm themselves with external heat like the sun, while other life forms rarely see the light of day. Different bulbs offer different levels and types of heat and light, and your vivarium room may need a controller to replicate light and dark periods.
  • Temperature and Humidity — In a similar vein, some animals cannot live in high humidity and temperature, while others need it to survive. Heat can be sourced from an HVAC system or special lamps.
  • Air Flow — Ventilation is imperative for circulating air, stopping mold build-up, stopping the growth of harmful bacteria, and stabilizing the ventilation between the holding room and vivarium room. There are a variety of exhaust fan options available, depending on the temperature and humidity of the room in question.

An animal or plant's physical environment is as important as anything to keeping them healthy. You require a precise vivarium room to guarantee not just the health of your specimens, but the integrity of your Charleston, SC research.

Why Choose Darwin Chambers For Your Vivarium Rooms in Charleston, SC

It's no wonder Darwin Chambers has been a leading manufacturer and vendor of vivarium rooms to Charleston, SC scientists for over two decades. We push ourselves to constantly improve our units for our clients, and our devotion to customer service is second to none. We customize each unit 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 surfaces, and more, your Charleston, SC vivarium room will be easy to use, dependable, energy-efficient, and will keep you and your specimens safe.
  • Our Service Plans We don't stop working for you once you have the vivarium room that fits your needs; 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, including:
  • Our Compliance Standards — The use of animals for research is are well-regulated and often have strict regulations. All of our vivarium rooms adhere to the following standards:

    All instruments are also calibrated to NIST traceable standards.

  • Financing We partner with North Star Leasing so our Charleston, SC researchers can work with the amazing units they need while maintaining working capital, protecting existing lines of credit, and taking advantage of certain tax codes.
  • Our "Quick Ship" Program Need a vivarium room, but don't have the time to wait for a custom-built one? We also offer pre-engineered units, which we guarantee will be delivered to your Charleston, SC facility within 15 business days.

With all of our custom or pre-engineered units in Charleston, SC, you'll get:

  • Fans and lights that offer incredibly low energy loads
  • Available temperature ranges from 20°C to 60°C; 37°C standard set point
  • ADA compliance at no extra cost
  • 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 complete list of our vivarium room specifications, click on the brochure below:

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Other services we offer to Charleston, SC clients include:

Choose Darwin Chambers For Your Vivarium Room in Charleston, SC

No one can beat Darwin Chambers in the value, reliability, expertise, and availability of our vivarium rooms and technicians. Our mission statement is to "provide innovative, high-quality, controlled environments and related services for researchers, while aiding in the development needed to improve our world." We know the importance of an impeccable vivarium room for your Charleston, SC research, and we know how to the exact room for your research to thrive. Call Darwin Chambers today at 877-783-6774 or contact us through our website.

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