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dc.contributor.authorCossali, G-
dc.contributor.authorRatcliffe, MS-
dc.contributor.authorRoutledge, EJ-
dc.contributor.authorKarayiannis, TG-
dc.contributor.authorFielder, JE-
dc.coverage.spatialLiverpool, UK-
dc.date.accessioned2016-04-29T08:45:05Z-
dc.date.available2016-04-29T08:45:05Z-
dc.date.issued2013-
dc.identifier.citationCIBSE Technical Symposium, Liverpool, UK, (11-12 April 2013)en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://www.cibse.org/knowledge/cibse-technical-symposium-2013/the-cost-of-legionellosis-technical-ways-forward-
dc.identifier.urihttp://bura.brunel.ac.uk/handle/2438/12586-
dc.description.abstractLegionnaires’ disease in the UK could cost around £100M/annum (£1B/annum for the European Union) for healthcare and lost working days. The cost of monitoring Legionella in the Domestic Hot Water (DHW) systems of UK non-domestic building stock is around £140M/annum. Further, the methods of control employed depend on maintaining high water temperatures which result in high energy consumption. Research is currently being undertaken at Brunel University to assess the effectiveness of controlling Legionella in DHW systems with an electrochemical device which should allow hot water to be distributed at lower temperatures with estimated savings of 0.41MtCO2 per annum for the UK. It is also hoped that such device would reduce both the costs of monitoring and the risk of contracting the disease.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherCIBSEen_US
dc.sourceCIBSE Technical Symposium-
dc.sourceCIBSE Technical Symposium-
dc.sourceCIBSE Technical Symposium-
dc.subjectLegionella Pneumophilaen_US
dc.subjectLegionellosisen_US
dc.subjectDomestic Hot Water systems (DHW)en_US
dc.subjectElectrochemical disinfectionen_US
dc.titleThe cost of Legionellosis and technical ways forwarden_US
dc.typeConference Paperen_US
pubs.finish-date2013-04-12-
pubs.finish-date2013-04-12-
pubs.finish-date2013-04-12-
pubs.publication-statusPublished online-
pubs.start-date2013-04-11-
pubs.start-date2013-04-11-
pubs.start-date2013-04-11-
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