The American Society of Plumbing Engineers now has available a book on Legionnaires' Disease prevention.
The American Society of Plumbing Engineers now has available the 168-page publication “Legionnaires’ Disease: Prevention & Control,” by Frank Rosa. The book serves to educate those who work in the HVAC industry, as well as consulting engineers, building owners, maintenance personnel, water suppliers and others who may encounter Legionella bacteria. The bacteria can lurk in cooling towers, air handling units and domestic water supplies. The book details the steps in the design and clean-up of different systems and includes the history of the disease, its causes and the places where it grows. For more information or to order a copy, contact ASPE at 805-495-7120 or visit their website at www.aspe.org.