ASHRAE Standard Project Committee 188 (SPC 188)
Legionellosis: Risk Management for Building Water Systems

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This is the Title, Purpose and Scope of SPC 188P:

Title: Legionellosis: Risk Management for Building Water Systems

1. PURPOSE
The purpose of this standard is to establish minimum Legionellosis risk management requirements for building water systems.

2. SCOPE
2.1 This standard provides minimum Legionellosis risk management requirements for the design, construction, commissioning, operation, maintenance, repair, replacement and expansion of new and existing buildings and their associated (potable and non-potable) water systems and components.
2.2 This standard applies to human-occupied commercial, institutional, multi-unit-residential and industrial buildings.This standard does not include excluding single-family residential buildings. Only where specifically noted in this standard, shall certain building water systems or parts of building water systems be exempt
2.3 This standard is intended for use by owners and managers of human-occupied buildings, excluding single-family residential buildings. This standard is also intended for those involved in design, construction, installation, commissioning, operation, maintenance and service of centralized building water systems and components


Please check back with this site for announcements of potential interim meetings and Full Committee conference calls of SPC188.
Updated February 20, 2015.


The SPC188 Committee will meet during the ASHRAE Annual Conference, to be held in Atlanta, GA, USA. The meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, June, 30 2015, from 8:00am to Noon, and from 3:45pm to 5:30pm; and on Wednesday July 1, from 8:00am to noon and 1:00pm to 2:30pm if required. All times listed are EDT.
Updated February 20, 2015.