Archive for October, 2015

How to build-in legionella prevention

27th October 2015

Effective legionella prevention must begin at the specification stage, with building designers and installers aware of the risks associated with some modern trends.

Combatting Sick Building Syndrome

27th October 2015

Many UK buildings, particularly of the office variety, are suffering from Sick Building Syndrome (SBS), which causes a host of symptoms to occupants, including dry or itchy skin, eyes, nose or throats, headaches, lethargy and poor concentration.

Taking responsibility for legionella control

26th October 2015

It’s no good passing the buck when it comes to water hygiene; everyone involved in a building must take responsibility. According to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), ‘duty holders’ includes landlords, employers and letting agents.