Non-NU Email Keep in mind, if you're not on ground level, the standard compactor requires a floor loading of 200 lbs/sq. ft. The majority of buildings have a floor loading of 75 lbs/sq ft. Lynn Kimsey Bohart Museum of Entomology -----Original Message----- From: Entomological Collections Network Listserve <[log in to unmask]> On Behalf Of Brower, Andrew V - APHIS Sent: Wednesday, June 9, 2021 8:36 AM To: [log in to unmask] Subject: Re: [External Email]planning for new space Non-NU Email Make sure your floors are engineered to support compactors rolling back and forth - even if you don't plan to have compactors right away, you will probably need them eventually. Andrew Brower, Ph.D. Assistant Director, National Identification Services (NIS) USDA APHIS PPQ Plant Health Programs 4700 River Rd., Unit 52 Riverdale, MD 20737 Office phone: (301) 851-2243 Mobile phone: (240) 315-4408 [log in to unmask] CONFIDENTIALITY NOTE: The preceding email message contains information that may be confidential, proprietary, or legally privileged, and may constitute non-public information. This message is intended to be conveyed only to the intended named recipient(s). If you are not an intended recipient of this message, do not read it; instead, please advise the sender by reply email, and delete this message and any attachments. Unauthorized individuals or entities are not permitted access to this information. Any disclosure, copying, distribution or taking any action in reliance on the contents of this information, except its delivery to the sender, is strictly prohibited and may be unlawful. -----Original Message----- From: Entomological Collections Network Listserve <[log in to unmask]> On Behalf Of Andy Deans Sent: Wednesday, June 9, 2021 9:38 AM To: [log in to unmask] Subject: [External Email]planning for new space [External Email] If this message comes from an unexpected sender or references a vague/unexpected topic; Use caution before clicking links or opening attachments. Please send any concerns or suspicious messages to: [log in to unmask] Hi all, There is a high likelihood that a new facility for the Frost Entomological Museum will be included in the next capital plan here. I'll believe it when I see it, but they did ask me for details about square footage and types of spaces we'd need. I have a short timeline, as they want these initial details by Friday. I feel pretty good about what we've come up with, but if any of you have been through a similar process before and are willing to share your thoughts I would be very appreciative. - Are there types of spaces you overlooked and wished you now had? - Have any advice regarding how to advocate for the museum during this process? - Any reflections on site choice? They're proposing a site a mile off campus, of course (might as well be a thousand miles), but it'd be co-located with several entomology labs. It's still up for discussion. We're very early in the process, but I want to make sure we are always part of the conversation and that we maximize what we can get. If you've been through this process before maybe you have some lessons for us. This electronic message contains information generated by the USDA solely for the intended recipients. Any unauthorized interception of this message or the use or disclosure of the information it contains may violate the law and subject the violator to civil or criminal penalties. If you believe you have received this message in error, please notify the sender and delete the email immediately.