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


LAS VEGAS — The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) recently released its February 2016 edition of The 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 a rundown of changes in the updated IICRC R520 Reference Guide for Professional Mold Remediation to using DNA tools in water damage remediation.

Peer-reviewed technical articles in the December issue include:

The New ANSI/IICRC S520-2015 Standard for Professional Mold Remediation and the IICRC R520 Reference Guide for Professional Mold Remediation, by Jim Pearson

Several years in the making, the new S520-2015 and R520-2015 have been released. The author provides a review of the new standard and reference guide including important updates.

Can the Next Generation of DNA Tools Guide the Clearance of Water Damaged Buildings?, by Jordan Peccia, Ph.D., and Richard Shaughnessy, Ph.D.

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.

The Use of Primers and Sealers After Fire and Smoke Damage, by Brad Kovar, CIEC, CEICC, REA, and Martin L. King, ASA, CR

Recent years have seen a noticeable increase in the use of sealers in fire and smoke damage restoration. The authors offer a cautionary look at the practice.

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

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