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RIA vs. ThermaPure Update

For RIA members and the industry at large, this argument by the Defendants removes the threat of litigation, licensing demands and potential lawsuits on all of the remaining patents owned by ThermaPure, TPE Associates or Hedman other than the '812 Patent.

In January 2013, RIA filed suit in U.S. District Court against David Hedman and ThermaPure in an effort to invalidate a family of patents held by ThermaPure, TPE Associates, and Hedman. 


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How Well Do You Know VOCs? Check Out These Facts

While some VOCs may have little or no effect on human health, the reality is that many can negatively affect health

 Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are far more complex than many in the professional cleaning and building industries realize. With that in mind, here’s a look at VOC facts, myths and misunderstandings, via Charlotte Products/Enviro-Solutions 


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Kaivac's Unveils New and Improved Website

The site includes an expansive "Support" section that includes videos, an FAQ, downloadable product manuals and dates for Kaivac's well-known training boot camps

Kaivac has just unveiled a new website, designed to be fresh, more interesting and to engage visitors on the benefits of its product offerings, according to a press release.


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Introducing USProductsTV

“We did not want this to be just another manufacturer’s YouTube site that simply promotes their products” - Doyle Bloss

U.S. Products has announced the launch of USProductsTV, a YouTube site dedicated to product and tutorial videos.


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ISSA Releases K-12 Clean Standard

The ISSA Clean Standard: K-12 establishes steps for objectively assessing the effectiveness of cleaning processes in an educational facility

ISSA has released a new standard industry professionals can use when working in or with K-12 schools to promote a cleaner and healthier indoor environment to benefit children’s learning experiences, according to a press release. 


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The 2014 Experience Conference and Exhibition

A look in photos at the 2014 Experience Conference and Exhibition, which was held from April 24-26 at the Embassy Suites Convention Center and Spa in Frisco, Texas.

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Yes, it's only February now - several weeks or months before the thaw depending on where you live - and hopefully this winter has been a profitable one for your business during the historical slow season. But now's also the time to start planning for the busy season - spring - so that you can hit the ground running. In this episode of The Hitman Advertising Show, John Braun shares tips and tricks on how to make this spring your most profitable yet.
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2015 March

The March ICS issue features content on cleaning services, green chemistry, encapsulation, terrazzo floors, educating clients and new products.

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The Carpet Cleaner's Book of Unlimited Success! (ebook)

Don’t worry about the recession or about your competition.  Now you can be the owner of over 400 ways for carpet cleaning professionals to make more money and get more jobs!

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ICS DIRECTORY AND BUYING GUIDE

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TRUCKMOUNT EQUIPMENT AND ACCESSORIES GUIDE

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