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Meeting Scheduled at The EXPERIENCE to Combat Proposed Florida Restoration Bill

Meeting is intended to mobilize political support against this bill immediately

A special meeting is scheduled for 3 p.m. on April 20 at the Hilton Clearwater Beach Hotel during The EXPERIENCE on the topic of Florida House Bill 909 and how it can impact your restoration company.


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IAQA Elects 2013-14 Officers and Directors

Donald M. Weekes elected IAQA president.

According to a release, the Indoor Air Quality Association (IAQA) Board of Directors held its annual election of officers for the 2013-2014 term February 26 during the IAQA 16thAnnual Meeting in Orlando, FL.


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IICRC Provides Update on S520 Standard

ANSI has withdrawn approval from standard.

 We already told you about the recent episode of IAQ Radio, where Darrell Paulson made the announcement that ANSI had withdrawn approval of the S520 Standard. And now in an official press release from the IICRC, further context was given about the present and future state of the standard.


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ANSI Officially Withdraws Approval of IICRC S520 Standard

ANSI withdrawal stems from an audit that found deficiencies in record keeping and documentation

Via a recent edition of IAQ Radio, IICRC Chairman Darrell Paulson announced that ANSI has officially withdrawn approval of the S520 Standard and Reference Guide for Professional Mold Remediation.


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New Study Links Cleaning Jobs to Asthma

A new study indicates there is a strong link between professional cleaning and the risk of developing asthma, according to study conducted by Imperial College London.


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Dri-Eaz Announces Loyal Customer Winners

Each winner receives a trip for two, including airfare, plus seven nights in a deluxe ocean-view room at Dreams Puerto Vallarta in Mexico

Dri-Eaz Products has announced the four winners of its Loyal Customer drawing held last fall in a press release.


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Auction to Benefit Flood Safe Habitats at The EXPERIENCE

A special auction to benefit Flood Safe Habitats will take place at The EXPERIENCE Conference & Exhibition, which will be held April 18-20 in Clearwater Beach, FL.


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Early Bird Mold Remediation Symposium Registration Rate Ends March 22

Special one-day event will include presentations from industry leaders Rachel Adams, Wayne Lawrence, Dave Dybdahl and Stan Collesano.

Those interested in attending the Mold Remediation Symposium, a special one-day event coming to Secaucus, NJ, on Tuesday, April 9, can receive the early, discounted registration rate of $249 up until March 22.


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Do You Know How Many Coats of Finish Should Be Applied?

There is no set number of coats that work in all situations

This Powr-Flite floor care troubleshooter focuses on a question that frequently comes up when performing floorcare tasks: How many coats of finish should be applied to a floor?


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Industry Icon Jim Roden Passes Away

Jim Roden, the founder of Prochem, passed away from complications with cancer February 13, 2013. He was 76.


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