ASHRAE Legionella standard

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Updated ASHRAE Legionella standard released

ANSI/ASHRAE 188-2018 outlines best practices for preventing growth and spread of Legionella in building water systems.

REMI Network

Hamilton seeing increased legionella activity

The City of Hamilton’s Public Health Services reports there are increasing cases of Legionnaires’ disease, a type of pneumonia that is caused by legionella.

REMI Network

ASHRAE seeks feedback to reduce Legionellosis in building systems

ASHRAE is seeking public comment on a new guideline to minimize the risk of Legionellosis found in building water systems.
ASHRAE Legionella standard

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Addressing Legionella risk in buildings

ASHRAE Standard 188, released in 2015, requires that buildings evaluate where Legionella growth may occur in all water and plumbing systems.
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Canadian Property Management

ASHRAE standard 188 targets legionellosis risk

The new ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 188-2015, outlining legionellosis risk management procedures for building water systems, is the product of four rounds of public review since July 2010.
Bernard Siedlecki & Terry Runka

Canadian Facility Management & Design

New standard to prevent Legionnaires’ disease

This video report looks at the new standard (ASHRAE 188) to prevent Legionnaires' disease. Commentators: Pinchin Environmental's Bernard Siedlecki and Chem-Aqua Canada's Terry Runka.

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Reducing the risk of Legionella

Any water source in a building that can be aerosolized may be a Legionella risk, particularly where the water is dirty, remains still or is not exposed to a ...