Proposed Standard Will Establish Minimum Legionellosis Risk Management Requirements
October 9, 2014
A fourth version of ASHRAE’s proposed legionellosis standard is open for public comment until Nov. 10, 2014. Standard 188P, Legionellosis: Risk Management for Building Water Systems, currently under development, will establish minimum legionellosis risk management requirements for building water systems.
To help battle Legionellosis, which includes both Legionnaires’ disease and Pontiac Fever, ASHRAE is currently developing Standard 188P: “Legionellosis: Risk Management for Building Water Systems.” The fourth public review draft of the standard is expected to be approved and made available for public comment soon.
Standard 188P Will Identify Risk Factors for Growth and Exposure Along with Measures to Mitigate Risk
May 30, 2014
ASHRAE continues to work on what would be the first set of standardized requirements specific to the building industry for management of the risks associated with the growth of and exposure to Legionella.