When Does My Industry Need an Environmental Room?

When your specific industry needs a highly controlled space to test research methods, operate specialized machinery, or conduct sterile procedures, there are several options to consider. Between environmental rooms, cleanrooms, and modular buildings, it can be difficult to know which one is best for your Cincinnati area business. Vernick & Associates can help your specialized industry choose which type of highly controlled room will be the perfect fit. For companies who need to meet the following standards, an environmental room just may be the best possible option.Store Machinery or InventoryYour industry may be looking for a clean space free from dust, light, and other outside elements, to store machinery or large amounts of inventory. You don’t necessarily need to control air pressure, meet strict ISO standards, or have cleanroom components available. An environmental room can provide effective, sanitary conditions without the accompanying rigid standards of a strictly controlled softwall cleanroom.Restrict … Continued

4 FAQs Regarding Softwall Cleanrooms

Hardwall and softwall cleanrooms provide a sterile space for procedures to be performed in a strictly controlled environment. Maybe you’re considering adding one of these rooms to an existing facility in the Columbus area but aren’t quite sure which type of cleanroom is best. The team at Vernick & Associates can help you choose a cleanroom for your specific needs. Take a look at these four frequently asked questions regarding our well-built and efficient softwall cleanrooms. 1. What Is the Advantage of a Softwall Cleanroom vs. a Hardwall Cleanroom?Each type of environmental room has its unique advantages. Softwall cleanrooms are portable, lightweight, and easy to assemble. With this type of space, an extra room can be easily and efficiently added, in very little time. They are also cost-efficient as they don’t require any permanent construction to take place.2. How Do Softwall Cleanrooms Provide a Sterile Environment?Softwall cleanrooms, also known as process … Continued

Cleanrooms & Universities: Cleanroom Components For Higher Education

Building and maintaining a complex system of hardwall cleanrooms in a university setting requires a company that understands the specifications unique to higher education. Vernick & Associates is proud to assist educational campuses within the greater Cleveland area with the entire cleanroom process, from start to finish. Whether your team is looking for assistance in the areas of science, engineering, medical, agriculture, or several other fields, adding the following components will keep your cleanroom working at 100% efficiency.Recirculating Air SystemRecirculating air systems are particularly helpful when the control of the air inside the cleanroom is of the utmost importance. More effective than a single-pass system, a recirculating air system does not re-use the filtered air. It tightly controls the temperature and humidity inside the hardwall cleanroom.Particle Monitoring SystemsMost airborne contaminants are invisible to the human eye. This is where an airborne particle counter can help monitor the number of particles … Continued

3 Basic Requirements of a Highly Controlled Cleanroom

Highly controlled environments are essential to the manufacturing process in a variety of industries. Although particular industries may require more stringent standards, there are three basic specifications that every single cleanroom must follow. The team at Vernick & Associates has been designing and building these highly controlled environments in Cleveland and the surrounding areas since 1985. While we have the expertise and know-how to create a variety of strictly monitored, immaculate workspaces, we also understand the top three basic requirements that each cleanroom should contain.1. Pristine Internal SurfacesEvery single surface of the specified cleanroom must be smooth and impassable to microorganisms. Any counters, tables, chairs, benches, or work areas need to be easy to clean, but also strong enough to handle any type of procedure. The materials used to create these particular surfaces cannot flake, chip, or create dust when used.2. Immaculate Air FlowIt is imperative that unwanted air particles … Continued

Add Much-Needed Space with Our Convenient Modular Offices

Modular offices provide a convenient alternative to the construction of storage spaces, private offices, or conference rooms. These affordable spaces are not limited to traditional building design. With the expert production team at Vernick & Associates, we can help you design a unique space that is inexpensive and faster to build than any other conventional building. Consider utilizing a modular office to add one of these beneficial areas to your business. Private Office Are you looking to add a few private offices within a much larger work space? A modular office creates a quiet area to hold one-on-one meetings, make private phone calls, or to simply work in a calm, productive space. Breakroom When you need a quality breakroom inside of a large factory, a modular space is an exceptional solution. It can provide a safe and improved air-quality environment away from the noise and chaos of loud machinery. Conference … Continued

Why Cleanrooms Are Necessary for the Manufacturing Industry

With the strict standards many manufacturing processes must follow today, cleanrooms are the ideal solution for maintaining rigidly-controlled environments. Both the hardwall and softwall cleanrooms from Vernick & Associates have the ability to provide control over humidity, air contamination, air pressure, and temperature. Along with ensuring a consistent and meticulous work environment, our cleanrooms also provide the following benefits necessary for a clean manufacturing process.Restricted AccessOur hardwall cleanrooms are designed to limit access only to necessary staff and personnel. Other employees that are not essential to the manufacturing process can accidentally bring unwanted dust, particles, and other pollutants with them. Contaminant-Free EnvironmentThe rigid walls of a hardwall cleanroom are designed to ensure that the room is completely closed off from the outside environment. These pre-fabricated wall systems work perfectly with a recirculating air system, especially when your specific process needs the added advantage of a strict contaminant-free environment.Strict Levels of ControlFor … Continued

Updating Your Cleanroom with Our 8-Step Process (Part 2)

In the previous blog post, we took a deeper look at how Vernick & Associates‘ 8-step cleanroom construction process can create a custom-built, environmentally-controlled space for your business. Let’s finish the conversation by discussing the final stages of our thorough construction process.Step 5: ReviseAny necessary revisions are made, according to new information or various changes that have arisen. Our process is not limited to a particular number of revisions. We will make as many revisions as necessary to meet your exact specifications.Step 6: DeliverThis is when you will finally see the design come to life. We begin the construction and installation of the entire project, ensuring its completion from start-to-finish.Step 7: LaunchYou and your team are given the opportunity to review the final construction and give it the proverbial “thumbs up”. This is the most exciting part of the process. We hand the keys over to you, and watch your … Continued

Update Your Cleanroom with Our Comprehensive 8-Step Process (Part 1)

When it’s time to update the cleanrooms in your facility, there are several factors to consider. Not only do you need to evaluate the exact specifications for the newly renovated environment, you also need to review the financial costs of the final project and any maintenance requirements of the updated space. Since 1985, the team at Vernick & Associates has been assisting numerous industries, including pharmaceuticals, health and medical, and academia, in updating their hardwall and softwall cleanrooms. Our 8-step process carefully and thoroughly reviews, investigates, designs, and presents your specific industry with a custom-built cleanroom and an environmentally controlled space.

5 Contaminant-Reducing Components for Any Cleanroom Environment

Cleanroom equipment is of the utmost importance when your business needs to meet precise standards for running tests or conducting analyses. Basic equipment such as air filters, ceiling systems, and lighting components are necessary for any contaminant-sensitive environment. Vernick & Associates has a large variety of these and other specific equipment that are essential for your particular business or industry.1. Laminar Flow Work StationsOur laminar flow work stations provide either vertical or horizontal air flow. They use HEPA or ULPA air filters to distribute contaminant-free air to all parts of your environmental room. This is especially helpful when conducting thorough assessments and delicate testing processes.2. Pass-Thru CabinetsThese unique cabinets can be installed in any hardwall cleanroom surface. They feature interlocking doors on each side and allow items to enter the controlled space without the interruption of personnel or contaminated products.3. Air ShowersAir showers remove stray particles from workers and testing … Continued

4 Benefits of Utilizing Modular Office Buildings

Do you find yourself in immediate need of additional office space, but don’t want to compromise on quality materials? Are you looking to add a break room or large conference room without the messy construction that typically follows? The professional team at Vernick & Associates can provide all of these, and more, with modular office buildings. Not only do they provide the added space your business needs, they also do it with 4 major benefits.