Articles by Lee Zimmerman

What if It Just Wasn't There?

September 16, 2002
I was recently speaking with a friend about the IICRC, a subject very near and dear to my heart and therefore quite easy to discuss. During this conversation he posed a very thought-provoking question:
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How is the IICRC Doing?

July 12, 2002
The IICRC recently added four new training courses, two in hard surface inspections and two in restoration. These courses are a direct reflection of how the cleaning and restoration industry has been changing.
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When IICRC Answers the Phone

May 13, 2002
When you call the IICRC, do you know who's answering the phone? Most people think they are talking to the IICRC. Well, not exactly.
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IICRC President's Corner: Time Well Spent

February 1, 2002
Developing a scientifically verifiable protocol takes time and volunteer effort.

The process is proven, but there's one ingredient

that's always necessary:
The Volunteer.

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IICRC President's Corner: A Look at the Certification Board

October 15, 2001
After explaining the different parts of IICRC over the last several months, Lee Zimmerman zeroes in on the Certification Board.
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A Look at IICRC

September 9, 2001
Many professional cleaners seem to have a misconception as to how IICRC operates. Here's an explanation.
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The IICRC and the CRI

May 3, 2001
Developing a working relationship between the two organizations will propel carpet and its cleaning methods to a higher level of awareness in the maintenance industry.
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Growing to Meet Your Needs

April 9, 2001
As an ever-growing and evolving organization, the IICRC is not the same as it was in 1972, nor will it be the same in 2032.
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Defining the IICRC

March 6, 2001
Organization or association? Are those paying fees known as members or registrants? Not knowing the difference can lead to misperceptions and misconceptions.
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Changes in the Industry

February 6, 2001
Along with the continually evolving cleaning and restoration industry it serves, the IICRC has also been expanding its educational and certification offerings.
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