IICRC’s April 2016 Journal of Cleaning, Restoration & Inspection now available


LAS VEGAS — The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) recently released its April 2016 Journal of Cleaning, Restoration & Inspection, according to a press release.

The new issue, available online now, offers a number of peer-reviewed technical articles for industry professionals.

Within the journal, readers will find article topics ranging from molecular biology innovations in restoration and remediation to ATP testing’s effectiveness and relevance, and more

Peer-reviewed technical articles in the April 2016 Journal include:

Seven Key Characteristics of High-Performance Cleaning by Dr. Michael A. Berry

Dr. Berry describes seven key characteristics that collectively define high-performance cleaning.

“The equipment we use to pull, blow or displace pollutants is the key to success or failure in removing pollutants.”

An Examination of Sampling Methods for Assessing the Condition of Carpets and Soft-Surface Items by Dr. Joe C. Spurgeon

The authors describe exciting new developments in the field of molecular biology and how they may be used to advance the fields of restoration and remediation.

Part 1 of this article compares three sampling methods for assessing the condition of carpets. Part 2 describes an extension of the carpet sampling methods to the assessment of soft-surface items.

Moving Forward with ATP Testing for Cleanliness Monitoring and Hygiene Standard Setting by Greg S. Whiteley

The author reviews the results of several studies and papers that look at the effectiveness and applicability of ATP testing.

“More than 100 scientific papers have examined using ATP testing as an indicator for cleanliness. The results have not been uniform.”

To view the April 2016 Journal of Cleaning, Restoration & Inspection, please CLICK HERE.

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