Legionnaire’s Disease

Arlington, Va. — EMCOR Government Services’ (EGS) Alan Spence, PE, RPA, CIT, Director Emeritus of EGS, served on a select committee with the CDC in a 10-year initiative to set the latest standard for minimizing the risk of Legionellosis (Legionnaires’ disease), the #1 waterborne disease in the U.S., with most cases related to building water Read more

Atlanta — With 12 confirmed dead and more than 120 cases of infection due to legionellosis, New York City Council on Thursday adopted legislation that requires adherence to part of ASHRAE’s newly published Legionella standard. (See our related story here: https://mechanical-hub.com//sites/plumbing/2015/08/14/legionella-your-plumbing-systems-silent-killer/) The legislation addresses registration and inspection of cooling towers. It requires owners to create Read more