Legionnaires’-Disease

Resource pages for "Legionnaires’-Disease"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.


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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.
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Water Management Plans For Healthcare

Failure to follow regular maintenance routines will expose owners to litigation should an occupant contract Legionnaires’ Disease.
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Cooling Towers And Rooftop Decks

Protect occupants in rooftop seating areas by minimizing potential risk of Legionnaires’ Disease from this equipment.
Flanders Hotel, Ocean City, NJ

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.
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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.
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Water Systems And Legionella

Incidence of Legionnaires’ Disease in buildings could be reduced by practices and policy, states recent report.
October 2019 Issue

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.
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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.
June 2019 issue

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.
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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.
June 2018 Issue

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.
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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.
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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.
indoor air quality

Concerned With Poor IAQ?

A facility’s indoor air quality affects occupant health as well as energy efficiency. Take steps to mitigate negative impacts.
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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.”
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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.

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