After more than 20 years of work in the Legionella field, leading outbreak investigations and resolutions as well as performing building audits, I’ve found the two single most critical variables for controlling Legionella risk are temperature and water age (time-to-tap).
Using enhanced firefighting technology, enforcing defensible areas and utilizing controlled burns are part of the solution. Can they outrun the suburban sprawl and climate change trends? It will take more than a few drones.
NFPA 25 requires replacement or representative sample testing of sprinklers based upon length of service.
September 3, 2021
UL examined and tested sprinklers sampled from field installations in accordance with the recommendations and requirements of applicable National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards for several decades.Ï