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  • NZ Building Act to battle Legionella

    Following the recent outbreak of legionellosis in Christchurch, New Zealand, the Department of Building and Housing has reminded building owners and managers of their health and safety responsibilities under the Building Act. Published in the New...

    • Date de publication : 28/01/2006
  • The French Health Protection Agency (InVS) warns against Legionella outbreaks

    In an official statement dated July 2004, the French Health Protection Agency called for vigilance with regards to the risk of Legionella outbreaks during summer 2004. In 2003, 1044 legionella cases were recorded in France and 129 patients died....

    • Date de publication : 14/09/2004
  • Legionella in France: the French Government is tightening cooling tower controls

    Two decrees were signed Monday December 13, 2004, reinforcing prevention of legionella risks. These decrees in particular establish compulsory external controls for all cooling towers. These measures come under the Plan to combat legionella...

    • Date de publication : 15/03/2005
  • Des chercheurs développent une puce capable de détecter très rapidement les légionnelles (en anglais)

    Des chercheurs de l'Université technique de Munich affirment avoir développé un test permettant de détecter rapidement les bactéries du genre Legionella.

    • Date de publication : 09/04/2018
  • IIR corporate members news: Dehon

    Dehon, Benefactor Member of the IIR, is organizing a new cycle of technical information meetings focusing on: evolution of regulations on refrigerants, CO2 news and prospects, R-410A in practice, regulations concerning legionella, management of...

    • Date de publication : 11/02/2005
  • Aerosol-free coooling tower

    Climespace, a subsidiary of Suez and Gaz de France that has developed Paris' ice water cooling system, has successfully tested a new system of aero-cooling towers, which eliminates aerosols, a major factor in the spread of legionella bacteria in...

    • Date de publication : 26/07/2006
  • Paris district cooling is growing

    A presentation of the Paris district cooling system by François Dupoux, President-General Director of Climespace (operator of the district cooling system) during the IIR-AFF centenary conference in Paris attracted a lot of interest. Many...

    • Date de publication : 12/08/2008
  • Legionnaires’ disease

    Two outbreaks of Legionnaires' disease are in the news: - Thirteen deaths have occurred among 85 patients who contracted Legionnaires' disease in the northern French prefecture of Pas-de-Calais. The main cause of the outbreak is a cooling tower at...

    • Date de publication : 28/04/2004
  • CO2 training courses in France

    Climate change concerns and increasing use of natural refrigerants with low global warming potential (GWP) are driving demand for natural refrigerant training courses.

    • Date de publication : 14/12/2011