This WHO book provides guidance for managing water supplies in buildings where people may drink water, use water for food preparation, wash, shower, swim or use water for other recreational activities or be exposed to aerosols produced by water-using devices, such as cooling towers. This publication is one of a series of supporting documents that provide guidance on implementing the World Health Organization’s Guidelines for Drinking-water Quality. An electronic version of this publication is available on the WHO web site. More information is available at the www.worldplumbing.org.
Water Safety in Buildings Guide Published by World Health Organization (WHO)
ACEEE 50-state scorecard finds latest IECC code gaining adherents.
Outlines financial strategies to implement energy-efficiency projects in healthcare.
Organization makes commitment to net zero carbon for all buildings by 2050.
Few buildings provide beefed up provisions to counteract threat.
AISC seeks input through Nov. 4.
Enables carbon-smart choices during material specification and procurement.
Must address interdependencies among people, buildings, infrastructure, and the environment.
New regulations aim to make zero-emission electric buildings the norm.
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Former Army medical staffer Scott Ketcham has extensive OSHA experience.