Commercial Water Articles

  • How To Put Your Building on a Water Diet in 2017

    As you prepare for the new year, why not commit your building to the same resolution as millions of American men and women: a diet! Every year, millions of gallons of water, one of our most precious resources, is wasted through undetected leaks, over irrigation and faulty equipment. Since most building managers and owners only check usage when the bill comes, your water usage is likely to ...


    By WaterSignal

  • SRS Crisafulli Guest Author Dr. Losoncy, on Lightning

    Lightning: Beautiful, Dangerous and Phenomenal Although we mostly consider lightning a nuisance, it is one of the greatest phenomena in all of nature. Besides being beautiful and dangerous, it is a marvel of physics. Lightning can strike from 10 miles away. At any given minute there are more than 1,000 thunderstorms happening on earth with more than ...


    By SRS Crisafulli, Inc.

  • ASHRAE Standard 188P: Prevention of Legionellosis Associated with Building Water Systems

    For Presentation at the AWT 2011 Convention and Exposition  The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) has developed a proposed Standard Practice that specifies what is required to prevent legionellosis associated with building water systems. Standard 188P is a “Practices” standard – not a “Design” or ...


    By Phigenics, LLC

  • Energetic and exergetic analysis of a commercial ammonia?water absorption chiller

    The results of an energetic and exergetic analysis of a commercial water/ammonia air-cooled absorption chiller with a cooling capacity of 10 kW are presented and discussed. The comparison with a conventional-single effect chiller operating under the same conditions shows that to reach similar performances to those of pre-absorber equipped installation an additional heat transfer area in the ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • A Look at the Impact of Proposed Water Standard to Prevent Legionnaires` Disease

    From the standpoint of water treatment industry experts, failure to prevent legionellosis (or Legionnaires’ Disease) is the most significant water treatment problem today. Essentially every case of the disease is the result of exposure to inadequately managed building watersystems, and both utility and potable water systems can be the source of the hazard (i.e., Legionella bacteria). In ...


    By Phigenics, LLC

  • Preventing Legionellosis - Published version

    Legionellosis is the condition of being infected by Legionella bacteria. Recent news has increased awareness about how important it is to prevent the hazard that causes legionellosis from harming people in health-care facilities. In October 2005, a $600 million class action lawsuit was filed onbehalf of legionellosis victims at the Seven Oaks Home for the Aged, along-term ...


    By Phigenics, LLC

  • Commercial wastewater treatment solutions

    Neatport PTY LTD, A.B.N. 62 063 770 534 is a registered company in Queensland, Australia, trading as Suncoast Waste Water Management (SWWM) which has been a registered business since 1983 manufacturing the ‘OZZI KLEEN’ range of wastewater treatment solutions for both domestic household, marine, and commercial applications. As the team behind the Ozzi Kleen product range, we strives to engineer, ...

  • Lowes Plaza commercial wastewater system information

    Commercial wastewater is usually highly concentrated in organic content and complicated by sanitary routines and house keeping habits that shorten the expected life of the soil disposal system.  Advanced wastewater treatment will preserve the disposal system indefinitely and often represents a one to three year return on investment for commercial facilities. This Aquapoint wastewater ...


    By Aquapoint

  • Legionellosis -- Why the Problem Continues

    This year marks the 30 th anniversary of the 1976 American Legion convention of military veterans held in Philadelphia. A mysterious disease outbreak occurred that killed 34 people and debilitated nearly another 200. The media named it Legionnaires’ Disease. In early 1977, the cause of the outbreak had been proven to be a previously unknown waterborne pathogenic bacterium ...


    By Phigenics, LLC

  • Public Health - Preventing Legionellosis

    Since it was reconginsed 30 years ago, legionellosis has affected millons of people. William F McCoy, author of a new book from IWA Publishing, looks at the steps needed to mount an effective reponse to the disease. Next year marks the 30th anniversary of the 1976 American Legion convention of military veterans held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is remembered primarily not for the ...


    By Phigenics, LLC

  • Why Is Public Concern Muted With Legionnaires’ Disease?

    Every year in the U.S., there are an estimated 25,000 cases of Legionnaires’ disease and 4,000 deaths. ASHRAE Journal recently interviewed William F. McCoy, Ph.D., MemberASHRAE, on issues relating to Legionnaires’ disease. McCoy is a member of ASHRAE Technical Committee 3.6,Water Treatment, and the committee upgrading the ASHRAE Guideline 12, Minimizing the Risk of ...


    By Phigenics, LLC

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