Articles by Lee Zimmerman

What if It Just Wasn't There?

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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?

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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