ASHRAE’s proposed standard 188P for the Prevention of Legionellosis Associated with Building Water Systems, went through its third and final public review this spring and is likely to become an official ASHRAE standard soon.
What will the shift from guideline to standard mean
Currently, there has been minimal consensus in what steps, engineers, system designers, facility managers, architects, and owners of commercial, industrial, and institutional buildings should take to safeguard against legionellosis. Legionellosis can be contracted from centralized wat
Proposed ASHRAE Standard 188 and the prevention of legionellosis associated with building water systems would move recommended action regarding legionellosis from guidance to a stronger standard. The ASHRAE Standard 188 proposed by the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and
In order to comply with the proposed Legionella Standard 188, healthcare organizations first need to survey their building for potential hazards – and then create a plan to prevent them. In this Tech Bulletin, we’re focusing on the steps involved in surveying your facility to make sur