By Janet E. Stout and Garry R. Boehlert Facilities Management


On June 26, 2015, ASHRAE issued ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 188-2015, Legionellosis: Risk Management for Building Water Systems. Ten years in the making, ASHRAE 188 is the first industry standard in the United States to address Legionnaires’ disease prevention. It provides minimum risk management requirements for Legionella found in building utility and potable water systems. This consensus document prepared by the leading experts in the industry ushers in a new era of responsibility for building owners regarding water safety.

Prior to ASHRAE 188, there was no uniform approach ...

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by FacilitiesNet Magazine | Feb 26th, 2018 | Legionella | 0 Comments

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