Seminar 74 — Water Systems in Resilient Buildings


Conference Proceeding by ASHRAE, 2021



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The shutdown of buildings as a result of the COVID pandemic magnified the importance of understanding the impact that stagnant water can have on the overall building health and take careful consideration the health of your occupants before re-opening. The purpose of this seminar is to review studies and best practices that support the Epidemic Task Force and SSPC 188 guidelines to not only maintain our buildings water systems and, but also to reopen them safely after a prolonged shutdown.

  1. Legionella and Pathogens in Building Water Systems: A Party in Our Pipes?< /br>Janet Stout, Ph.D., Member, Special Pathogens Laboratory, Pittsburgh, PA
  2. Impact of Stagnation on Building Water Quality: Commissioning and Low Usage in New Buildings< /br>Emilie Bedard, Polytechnique Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
  3. Flushing and Disinfection of Stagnant Building Water Systems< /br>Ron George, Member, Plumb-Tech Design & Consulting Services, Newport, MI

Citation: ASHRAE 2021 Virtual Seminar, Extended Abstracts

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