Legionella: Prevention And Mitigation
An infectious disease microbiologist discusses how facility managers can identify, address, and prevent Legionella bacteria.
School Cooling Emergency Turns Into No-Cost Upgrade
Antimicrobial HDPE cooling towers help Kentucky schools qualify for a government ESSER grant which funds total cost of two new units.
Auditing Facility Water Management Plans
To prevent the spread of Legionella bacteria in building water systems, an audit starts with a look at the physical structure defined by the plan and the structure of associated maintenance activities.
Water Management Plans For Healthcare
Failure to follow regular maintenance routines will expose owners to litigation should an occupant contract Legionnaires’ Disease.
Cooling Towers And Rooftop Decks
Protect occupants in rooftop seating areas by minimizing potential risk of Legionnaires’ Disease from this equipment.
It’s Cooler On The Jersey Shore
New hotel HVAC cooling tower reduces energy consumption and protects guests with antimicrobial properties that greatly reduce the chances of bacterial growth.
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.
Water Systems And Legionella
Incidence of Legionnaires’ Disease in buildings could be reduced by practices and policy, states recent report.
Facility Executive | October 2019 Issue
The October 2019 Issue looks at sustainability for buildings and grounds. Plus sensor technology, keeping facility grounds safe, and lighting retrofits.
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.
Facility Executive | June 2019 Issue
The June 2019 issue looks at the impact of workplace design on productivity, plus smart buildings, green cleaning, energy management, and more.
Protecting Cities From Legionnaires’ Disease
South Bronx hospital adopts new anti-microbial cooling tower technology to stave off Legionnaires' Disease and other biological health threats.
Facility Executive | June 2018 Issue
The June 2018 issue features a look at workplace design, including productivity, breakrooms, furniture, and natural light. Plus, green cleaning, energy efficiency, healthcare facilities, and more.
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.
New Protocol, NSF P453, Takes Aim At Legionellosis
NSF International has developed guidance on treatment, operation, and maintenance of cooling tower water systems to help protect health of building occupants.
Concerned With Poor IAQ?
A facility’s indoor air quality affects occupant health as well as energy efficiency. Take steps to mitigate negative impacts.
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.
NEW PRODUCT FLASH: 445-VBRRCF by Chicago Faucets
This service sink faucet is designed to protect the potable water supply in commercial buildings.
New Information On Legionnaires' Disease
This month marks 34 years since the infamous outbreak in Philadelphia that claimed 34 lives and made 221 persons sick with what is now called Legionnaires' disease. A new book for general audiences is now available on this subject.