Change from what an institution has been doing for the last 30 years is hard. As engineers we love to apply leading edge technology in system designs for science research buildings. It is our nature to use newer, smarter and “neater” technologies when we plan. However, several other factors also push us in that direction. Without a doubt, there is a lot of pressure for laboratory planners and designers to bring to the table the "state-of-the-art" ideas.