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Facilities closed or with reduced occupancy due to the COVID-19 pandemic need to evaluate current water systems to ensure a healthy return to operations. Phigenics, a firm focused on water management, provides insight.


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Facilities closed or with reduced occupancy due to the COVID-19 pandemic need to evaluate current water systems to ensure a healthy return to operations. Phigenics, a firm focused on water management, provides insight.

Legionella

Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Legionella articles below.


Safety For Dormant Water Systems In Buildings

Facilities closed or with reduced occupancy due to the COVID-19 pandemic need to evaluate current water systems to ensure a healthy return to operations. Phigenics, a firm focused on water management, provides insight.

Buildings Closed Due To COVID-19 At Risk For Legionnaires’ Disease

Buildings reopening following the shutdown pose a health risk that mimics COVID-19 if water systems aren't brought online properly.

Getting Up To Speed On Cooling Tower Designs

Engineered plastic cooling towers outlast metal designs, and can be constructed of unique antimicrobial resins which guard against Legionnaires and other health hazards

Water Systems And Legionella

Incidence of Legionnaires’ Disease in buildings could be reduced by practices and policy, states recent report.

Updated Legionella Guidance On The Way

A supplement to ASHRAE Standard 188, the revised Guideline 12-2000R is expected to be published later this year.

Goodway’s Cooling Tower Cleaning Solution

BioSpray Tower kills 99.9% of Legionella pneumophila when properly applied to hard non-porous surfaces like cooling towers, evaporative condensers, or fluid coolers.

Anti-Microbial Resin Design From Delta Cooling Towers

The company's Anti-Microbial Cooling Tower option reduces risk of Legionnaires’ Disease in chiller/cooling tower applications.

ASHRAE Seeks Public Comment On Guideline To Minimize Legionellosis

Until September 11, facility professionals and others can weigh in on Guideline 12-2000, a companion document to ASHRAE Standard 188.

CDC Report Looks At Legionnaires’ Disease In Healthcare

About 3% of Legionnaires’ disease cases were determined to be “definitely associated with a healthcare facility,” with 17% of cases listed as “possibly associated.”

Reduce Legionella Risk With Cooling Tower Maintenance

Cooling towers are ideal places for legionella to flourish.

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