Chicago, IL

Chicago, IL Vivarium Rooms

Vivarium rooms in Chicago, IL. Since 2003, we have been working with Chicago, IL researchers to provide humane and often precise conditions to meet their unique and particular needs. Darwin Chambers knows what a highly-functioning vivarium rooms can do for your research. That's why we are constantly innovating to get our clients the best product possible. To discover more about how Darwin Chambers can help your research in Chicago, IL, continuing reading, call us today at 877-783-6774 or contact us online for a free quote.

Beyond vivarium rooms, we also design and manufacture plant growth rooms and plant growth chambers for our Chicago, IL clients who focus on plant research, in addition to insect rearing rooms and insect rearing chambers for insect research.

What Are Vivarium Rooms?

The word "vivarium" comes from the Latin words for "place for" and "living things." In short,. That can be anything from a tarantula cage on a teenager's desk, to the dolphinarium at Sea World.

For research purposes, vivarium rooms are also known as animal research facilities, and they are used to keep animals and/or plants in a specific, controlled habitat. These types of microecosystems are essential for observing life under certain conditions, or safely housing experimental animals.

Important Environmental Controls in Vivarium Rooms in Chicago, IL

There are a variety of environmental controls necessary to keep a vivarium room functioning properly. For your facility in Chicago, IL, you need to know that the controlled environment room can properly maintain:

  • Lighting — Different life forms have adapted to different types of lighting and heating. Ectotherms warm themselves with external heat sources like the sun, while other animals thrive in colder, darker environments. Simulating the right light can take different types of bulbs, and your vivarium room may need a regulator to replicate light and dark periods.
  • Temperature and Humidity — In a similar vein, different life forms can only survive with a temperature and humidity similar to their natural habitat. Heat can be provided through an HVAC system or heat lamps.
  • Ventilation — Proper air flow is essential for circulating air, preventing mold accumulation, reducing the spread 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 your needs.

A life form's physical environment is as important as anything to keeping them healthy. You require an impeccable vivarium room to ensure not just the health of your specimens, but the integrity of your Chicago, IL research.

Why Choose Darwin Chambers For Your Vivarium Rooms in Chicago, IL

There's a good reason we have been a leading seller of vivarium rooms to Chicago, IL scientists since 2003. We push ourselves to constantly improve our units for the people who need them, and our commitment to customer support is unmatched. We customize each unit for each client. With a Darwin Chambers vivarium room, you enjoy the benefits of:

  • Our Technologies We're constantly looking for new ways to improve our already impeccable units. With our virtual touchscreens, precision ultrasonic humidification, antimicrobial handles, and more, your Chicago, IL vivarium room will be easy to use, reliable, have lower energy loads than other units, and will keep you and your specimens safe.
  • Our Service Plans Our mission doesn't stop when once you have the vivarium room that fits your needs; we want your unit to function properly throughout its lifespan. 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 a variety of regulatory guidelines. All of our vivarium rooms are in accordance with the following standards:

    All instruments are also calibrated to NIST traceable standards.

  • Financing We have a relationship with North Star Leasing so our Chicago, IL clients can work with the impeccable controlled environment rooms they need while maintaining financial flexibility.
  • 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 promise will be delivered to your Chicago, IL location no later than 15 business days after your order.

Specifications for our vivarium rooms include:

  • Fans and lights that offer incredibly low energy loads
  • Available temperature ranges from 20°C to 60°C; 37°C typical set point
  • ADA compliance with no additional cost to client
  • 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, download our brochure:

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Other rooms and reach-in chambers we offer to Chicago, IL clients include:

Call Darwin Chambers For Your Vivarium Room in Chicago, IL

No one can beat Darwin Chambers in the value, reliability, expertise, and availability of our vivarium rooms and experts. 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 a precise vivarium room for your Chicago, IL research, and we know how to the exact room you need. Call Darwin Chambers today at 877-783-6774 or contact us through our website.

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