The October 2016 issue of The Journal of Cleaning, Restoration & Inspection is now available online.

This month’s issue features the following peer-reviewed technical articles:

EPA Certification Requirements for Restoration & Remediation Contractors to Get the Lead Out, by Nate Seward, PE, CIH.

In 2010 the U.S. EPA issued the “RRP Rule.” Under the rule, contractors and businesses working in pre-1978 residential and commercial buildings are required to be certified in order to work with lead-containing materials. The author reviews the rule and certification requirements.

Inspector’s Guide to Product Performance Issues in Carpet, by the ANSI/IICRC S800-2014 Consensus Body.

This excerpt from Section 9 of the ANSI/IICRC S800-2014 looks at product performance issues in carpet.

Methods and Systems of Textile Floor Covering Cleaning, by the ANSI/IICRC S100-2015 Consensus Body Members.

This excerpt from Section 8 of the ANSI/IICRC S100-2015 looks at the methods and systems used to maintain textile floor coverings.

The digital edition can be accessed at this link.