The Georgia Chapter of SCRT held a “Restoration Technology
and Diversification Symposium” hosted by The Cleaner’s Coach at Truckmounts
& Cleaning Solutions in Norcross, Ga. Fifty-two cleaners and restorers
Jeremy Reets from Reets Drying Academy led a discussion on
how to use heat and calculate evaporation potential in restorative
drying with a live demonstration in the on-site flood house. Bill Coy from
Sensible Life Products, makers of Benefect Botanical Disinfectant, explained
how to read EPA-registered product labels and use environmentally safe products
made for cleaning and restoration contractors.
Slade Smith with Bio-Reveal discussed the future of
real-time microbial testing, while SCRT Georgia Chapter President Cara Agerbeck
from Abatement Technologies presented information to members on portable air
scrubber technology and the importance of using air filtration devices on
SCRT Technical Advisor Jeff Bishop gave a PowerPoint presentation
on successful diversification into the restoration industry. He shared
with members many of the possibilities available to grow with or without
insurance company PSP programs.
Wrapping things up, Gordy Powell from A1 Bio-Clean provided
insight into the challenges of trauma cleanup and bio-recovery services,
complete with case studies and photographs of actual remediation projects.