The Green Star and WELS ratings systems for sustainability in Australia aim for simplicity in order to be accessible to a wider audience. However, this has led to a discrepancy between the design and construction of a building and its ongoing management. For example, the current water efficiency solutions under sustainability benchmarks, combined with a lack of information within the building management, has led to environments ideal for the growth and transmission of Legionella bacteria.
To find out more about the spread of Legionella in poorly managed sustainable buildings, download this free whitepaper.
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