LEGIONELLOSIS STANDARD PROVIDES GUIDANCE ON RISK MANAGEMENT REQUIREMENTS

Five years after legionellosis standard was released for consultation, it is now available in a new standard from ASHRAE. The new ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 188-2015, establishes a minimum legionellosis risk management requirements for building water systems.

Tom Watson, chair of ASHRAE’s Standard 188 Committee stated “With 8,000 to 10,000 cases of Legionnaires’ disease reported each year in the […]

By |July 8th, 2015|Industry News|

OVERLOOKED CODE REQUIREMENTS

When we saw this story about commonly overlooked code requirements in the HVAC industry, we felt we had a responsibility to pass it along to our friends in the Hydronic Systems family because safety is our number one priority.

The article covers safety codes that are often overlooked according to the author and includes topics such […]

By |February 5th, 2015|Tools|

PROPOSED ASHRAE STANDARD COULD BE GAME CHANGER FOR FACILITY OWNERS

ASHRAE is working to create a standard that would help prevent the growth of the Legionella bacteria responsible for infecting an estimated 10,000 to 18,000 people in the U.S. each year. According to Legionella.org, Legionnaires’ disease is a severe, often lethal, form of pneumonia caused by the bacterium Legionella pneumophila and is found in both […]

By |January 7th, 2015|Product, Tools|