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Proceedings of Building Simulation 2021: 17th Conference of IBPSA


Simulation of Legionella risks when restarting a sanitary sport facility installation after a period of inactivity during COVID-19

Elisa Van Kenhove, Lien De Backer, Jelle Laverge
Ghent University, Belgium

Abstract: During the COVID-19 lockdown the prolonged closure of sport facilities is causing Legionella growth in the system. Based on an in-house developed simulation tool, the L. pneumophila concentration is predicted dynamically throughout the system and restart guidelines are evaluated.
Keywords: domestic hot water, Modelica, Legionella, sport facility, COVID-19 lockdown
Pages: 3321 - 3322