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ASHRAE membership is open to any person associated with heating, ventilation, air conditioning or refrigeration. ASHRAE is unique because its membership is drawn from a wide range of disciplines relating to the HVAC&R field. Over 56,000 individuals from more than 100 nations belong to the Society.

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https://www.ashrae.org/resources--publications/bookstore/ansi-ashrae-standard-188-2015-legionellosis-risk-management-for-building-water-systemsNew Guidance to Help Minimize the Risk of Legionellosis

Preview Standard 188 for free before you purchase.

ASHRAE Standard 188 establishes minimum legionellosis risk management requirements for building water systems.

Included in this publication are:

  • Description of environmental conditions that promote the growth of Legionella
  • Informative annexes and an informative bibliography that contain suggestions, recommendations, and references to additional guidance

$64 ($54 ASHRAE Member) / 18 pages / 2015

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Standard 188 is essential for anyone involved in design, construction, installation, commissioning, operation, maintenance, and service of centralized building water systems and components.


Also Available:

  • Guideline 12-2000 - Minimizing the Risk of Legionellosis Asscoatied with Building Water Systems
    The purpose of this ASHRAE guideline is to provide information and guidance in order to minimize Legionella contamination in building water systems. Learn more

  • Minimizing the Risk of Legionnaires' Disease, TM13
    This CIBSE reference has been updated and revised to provide the information needed to support the effective management of the risks and demonstrate pro-active compliance. Learn More

  • Legionellosis Prevention in Building Water and HVAC Systems
    This REHVA Guidebook is a practical guide for design, operation and maintenance to minimize the risk of legionellosis in building water and HVAC systems. Learn More

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