ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--EMCOR Government Services’ (EGS) Alan Spence, PE, RPA, CIT, Director Emeritus of EGS, served on a select committee with the CDC in a 10-year initiative to set the latest standard for minimizing the risk of Legionellosis (Legionnaires’ disease), the #1 waterborne disease in the U.S., with most cases related to building water systems. Mr. Spence was an instrumental member of the committee, representing the interests of building owners and operators. The committee’s efforts culminated in ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 188-2015, which is an essential document for anyone involved in design, construction, installation, commissioning, operation, maintenance, service, and/or ownership of centralized building water systems and components, and which Mr. Spence will present at an Education Session during the IFMA World Workplace Conference in San Diego, CA, October 7, 2016 (9:15-10:15 am PST; session code 6.04). Click for the white paper: http://www.emcorgovservices.com/WhitePaper.pdf
EGS offers experienced, single-source solutions for mission-critical and routine needs of federal, state, and local government organizations, as well as commercial and healthcare facilities. EGS is a subsidiary of EMCOR Group, Inc. (NYSE:EME), a Fortune 500® leader in mechanical and electrical construction, industrial and energy infrastructure, and building services for a diverse range of businesses.
“EMCOR Government Services is helping minimize the risk of Legionnaires’ disease in the building environment,” stated Alan Spence. “I have five key objectives for my Education Session at the IFMA World Workplace Conference on October 7, 2016; namely: 1. Generate familiarity with Legionnaires’ disease and the steps to minimize its risks, 2. Create understanding of what is required for the ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 188, 3. Foster building owner and operator understanding of these requirements, 4. Establish understanding of building survey requirements, and 5. Engender understanding of the requirements for building water systems.”
In his most recent role as Director of the EGS Facilities Solutions Group, Mr. Spence oversaw a team of mechanical, electrical, and structural engineers, as well as Computerized Maintenance Management System personnel. His varied scope of responsibilities included property condition assessments, due diligence inspections, mechanical and plumbing system condition assessments, Reliability Centered Maintenance analysis and consulting, water treatment and Legionellosis consulting and evaluation, Energy Star verification services, and forensic analysis (such as X-ray and ultrasonic evaluation), infrared scanning and analysis, and root cause/failure analysis. Mr. Spence holds a Bachelor of Science in Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology from Old Dominion University.
About EMCOR Government Services
EMCOR Government Services (EGS) offers an experienced single-source solution for meeting mission-critical and routine needs of federal, state, local, and other government organizations. By combining expert professional technicians, commercial best practices, extensive facilities knowledge, and strong commitment to reliable responsible service, EGS enables government clients to achieve consistently high-performance facilities and long-term value. Headquartered in Arlington, VA, EGS is a wholly owned subsidiary of EMCOR Group, Inc. (NYSE:EME), a Fortune 500® leader with estimated 2016 revenues of ~$7.4B, and a leader in mechanical and electrical construction, industrial and energy infrastructure, and building services. A provider of critical infrastructure systems, EMCOR gives life to new structures and sustains life in existing ones by its planning, installing, operating, maintaining, and protecting the sophisticated and dynamic systems that create facility environments---such as electrical, mechanical, lighting, air conditioning, heating, security, fire protection, and power generation systems---in virtually every sector of the economy and for a diverse range of businesses, organizations and government. EMCOR represents a rare combination of broad reach with local execution, combining the strength of an industry leader with the knowledge and care of 170 locations. The ~33,000 skilled employees of EMCOR have made the company, in the eyes of leading business publications, amongst the “World’s Most Admired” and “Best Managed”. EMCOR’s diversity---in terms of the services it provides, the industries it serves and the geography it spans---has enabled it to create a stable platform for sustained results. The Company’s strong financial position has enabled it to attract and retain among the best local and regional talent, to undertake and complete the most ambitious projects, and to redefine and shape the future of the construction and facilities services industry. Additional information on EMCOR can be found at www.EMCORGroup.com.
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