Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Legionnaires’-Disease articles below.
New hotel HVAC cooling tower reduces energy consumption and protects guests with antimicrobial properties that greatly reduce the chances of bacterial growth.
Buildings reopening following the shutdown pose a health risk that mimics COVID-19 if water systems aren't brought online properly.
Incidence of Legionnaires’ Disease in buildings could be reduced by practices and policy, states recent report.
The October 2019 Issue looks at sustainability for buildings and grounds. Plus sensor technology, keeping facility grounds safe, and lighting retrofits.
A supplement to ASHRAE Standard 188, the revised Guideline 12-2000R is expected to be published later this year.
The June 2019 issue looks at the impact of workplace design on productivity, plus smart buildings, green cleaning, energy management, and more.
South Bronx hospital adopts new anti-microbial cooling tower technology to stave off Legionnaires' Disease and other biological health threats.
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.
The company's Anti-Microbial Cooling Tower option reduces risk of Legionnaires’ Disease in chiller/cooling tower applications.
NSF International has developed guidance on treatment, operation, and maintenance of cooling tower water systems to help protect health of building occupants.
A facility’s indoor air quality affects occupant health as well as energy efficiency. Take steps to mitigate negative impacts.
About 3% of Legionnaires’ disease cases were determined to be “definitely associated with a healthcare facility,” with 17% of cases listed as “possibly associated.”
Cooling towers are ideal places for legionella to flourish.
This service sink faucet is designed to protect the potable water supply in commercial buildings.
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.