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S400

BSR/IICRC S400 Standard for Professional Cleaning, Maintenance and Restoration of the Commercial Built Environment

Description

This standard will focus on the principles, methods, and processes to clean, maintain, and restore the built environment. We define the built environment as materials, building assemblies, structures, furniture, fixtures, and equipment located inside a building envelope. Further, this standard will focus on the commercial built environment and define tasks, frequencies, production expectations, goals, and results.

S400 Consensus Body Chair: Gary Clipperton                     S400 Consensus Body Vice-Chair: Ryan Tasovac

A note about BSR

BSR is the ANSI Board of Standards Review that reviews and approves Standards as American National Standards. All new Standards under development are designated as BSR/IICRC till such time that they receive final approval from ANSI and can be published.

  • Status Update

The S400 draft Standard is expected to be available for public review by the end of 2021.

S340

BSR/IICRC S340 Standard for Professional Cleaning and Maintenance of Leather Furnishings

Description

This standard establishes a procedural standard for the professional cleaning and maintenance of leather furnishings. It is intended for use by professional cleaners, upholstery manufacturers, retailers, distributors, industry suppliers, specifiers, homeowners, property or facility managers, housekeepers and insurance companies, and others. Factors that will be considered include, but are not limited to, the leather type, color, style, construction, and use. These dictate the specific cleaning systems and methods to be used. It is based on reliable cleaning principles, review of available scientific and industry literature, and information and practical experience. Stakeholders include professional cleaners, furnishings manufacturers, retailers, distributors, industry suppliers, specifiers, homeowners, property or facility managers, housekeepers, insurance companies, and others.

The S340 Needs Volunteers!

IICRC is seeking volunteers from the following stakeholder categories: Professional cleaners, furnishings manufacturers, retailers, distributors, industry specifiers, homeowners, property or facility managers, housekeepers and insurance specifiers, homeowners, property or facility managers, housekeepers and insurance and others.

Why Participate?

ANSI/IICRC Standards are voluntary consensus based standards that are accepted as the standard of care in the industry. Those who participate have a vote on the Standard and can influence what is included and what is not. Participation gives you a voice in the development of the Standard.

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A note about BSR

BSR is the ANSI Board of Standards Review that reviews and approves Standards as American National Standards. All new Standards under development are designated as BSR/IICRC till such time that they receive final approval from ANSI and can be published.

S300

BSR/IICRC S300 Standard for Professional Upholstery Cleaning

Description

IICRC S300 is a procedural standard. It has been written using reliable principles, research, and practical experience, plus consultation with and information obtained from numerous sources. These include allied tradespersons; cleaning chemical and equipment formulators and manufacturers; upholstery and furniture manufacturers; international, national and regional trade associations; organizations serving the professionals cleaning industry, both independent and franchise; cleaning industry training schools; cleaning service companies; and others with specialized experience. IICRC S300 provides a specific set of practical standards for upholstery cleaning. It does not attempt to teach comprehensive upholstery cleaning procedures; rather, it provides the foundational principle for proper cleaning practice.

Additional Information about the S300

Professional Upholstery Cleaning consists of the following components for which procedures as described in the BSR/IICRC S300 Standard:

  • Fibers, Construction, and Styles
  • Principles of Professional Upholstery Cleaning
  • Equipment and Tools
  • Pre-Cleaning and Post-Cleaning Inspections (include Administrative Procedures)
  • Methods and Systems of Cleaning
  • Leather Cleaning
  • Spot and Stain Removal
  • Fabric Protectors
  • Residential vs. Commercial Maintenance and Cleaning

S300 Consensus Body Chair: Ed Hobbs                    S300 Vice Chair: Paul Pearce

A note about BSR

BSR is the ANSI Board of Standards Review that reviews and approves Standards as American National Standards. All new Standards under development are designated as BSR/IICRC till such time that they receive final approval from ANSI and can be published.

  • Status Update

The S300 Consensus Body is currently working on revising the 2000 Standard.

S230

BSR/IICRC S230 Standard for Professional Inspection of Flooring Subfloors and Substrates

Description

This Standard will include both non-invasive and invasive (destructive) inspection of subfloors and substrates beneath carpet and hard surface floor covering; including poured in place concrete, precast hollow core prestressed concrete planks, structural concrete panels, plywood sheathing, OSB (oriented strand board), plank-board subfloors, stripwood subfloors, metal substrates, rolled sheet underlayments, heating mats and heating panels, sound control membranes, waterproofing membranes, crack isolation/crack suppression membranes, and moisture protection membranes. Stakeholders include carpet installers, hard surface flooring installers, concrete repair technicians, carpet inspectors, hard surface flooring inspectors, concrete inspectors, flooring manufacturers, concrete producers, manufacturers of precast concrete, manufacturers of structural concrete panels, manufacturers of plywood sheathing, manufacturers of OSB, and manufacturers of metal substrates.

S230 Consensus Body Chair: Andrew Campbell                    S230 Vice Chair: Audrey Chapman

A note about BSR

BSR is the ANSI Board of Standards Review that reviews and approves Standards as American National Standards. All new Standards under development are designated as BSR/IICRC till such time that they receive final approval from ANSI and can be published.

  • Status Update

The S230 Consensus Body is currently working on drafting this new Standard.

S220

ANSI/IICRC S220 Standard for Professional Inspection of Hard Surface Floor Coverings

Description

With hard surface floor covering failures rising, there is a need for a third party unbiased inspection evaluation and methodologies of a procedural standard for professionally inspecting hard surface floor covering. The new BSR/IICRC S220 Standard on Hard Surface Floor Covering Inspection will include inspection of hard surface floor coverings, including stone, marble, laminate, wood, ceramic, and resilient. The document will establish a procedural standard for professionally inspecting hard surface floor coverings.

Additional Information about the S220

Professional Inspection of Hard Surface Floor Coverings consists of the following components for which procedures as described in the ANSI/IICRC S220 Standard:

  • Professional Hard Surface Floor Covering Inspector
  • Commissioning Parties
  • Writing Inspection Reports
  • Inspection Tools and Equipment
  • Photography
  • Chain of Custody, Storage and Handling
  • Wood Flooring Inspection
  • Laminate Flooring Inspection
  • Stone, Ceramic Flooring Inspection
  • Resilient Flooring Inspection
  • Limitations, Complexities, Complications and Conflicts

S220 Consensus Body Chair: Jessica Violand-Bruno                    S220 Vice Chair: Andrew Campbell

S210

BSR/IICRC S210 Standard for Dimension Stone Maintenance and Restoration

Description

With various individuals competing for the stone maintenance and restoration dollar, there is a need to standardize terminology and service procedure methodologies to bring consistency to the industry. This new Standard will encompass the cleaning, maintenance, restoration, rehabilitation, preservation methodologies, and repair for interior dimension stone.

S210 Consensus Body Chair: Lee Senter

S210 Consensus Body Vice-Chair: Mike Pailliotet

A note about BSR

BSR is the ANSI Board of Standards Review that reviews and approves Standards as American National Standards. All new Standards under development are designated as BSR/IICRC till such time that they receive final approval from ANSI and can be published.

S100

ANSI/IICRC S100 Standard and IICRC R100 Reference Guide for Professional Cleaning of Textile Floor Coverings (2021)

Description

ANSI/IICRC S100 describes the procedures, methods, and systems to be followed when performing professional commercial and residential textile floor coverings (e.g., carpet and rugs) maintenance and cleaning. The purpose of this standard is to define criteria and methodology for evaluating carpet types, characteristics, and conditions and for establishing procedures for appearance retention, soil removal, and indoor environmental quality.

Additional Information about the S100

Professional Cleaning of Textile Floor Coverings consists of the following components for which procedures as described in the ANSI/IICRC S100 Standard:

  • Principles of Carpet and Rug Cleaning
  • Chemistry of Cleaning
  • Carpet Fibers, Construction, and Styles
  • Carpet Selection
  • Soil Management Principles
  • Equipment and Tools
  • Methods and Systems of Cleaning
  • Safety and Health
  • Administrative Procedures
  • Pre-Cleaning and Post-Cleaning Inspections
  • Spot and Stain Removal
  • Residential Cleaning
  • Area Rugs

S100 Consensus Body Chair: Stephen Lewis                    S100 Consensus Body Vice-Chair: Norm Maia

WFMT

Wood Floor Maintenance Technician (WFMT)

The Wood Floor Maintenance Technician course provides learn procedures, equipment, and materials required in wood floor maintenance. This will include chemicals, supplies (equipment, tools and materials) and commonly accepted service methodologies currently used in the industry. Students will learn some rudimentary basic knowledge concerning the materials used to manufacture wood flooring and how it impacts on site performance and maintenance procedures.

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UFT

Upholstery and Fabric Cleaning Technician (UFT)

The Upholstery and Fabric Cleaning Technician (UFT) certification covers upholstery fiber categories, fiber identification, and testing, manufacturing of the fiber and fabric, the chemistry of cleaning, methods, protections, spotting, and potential problems. Upon completing the certification, students will have specific knowledge about fabric and fiber content and furniture construction. In addition, this certification enables students to identify limitations and potential cleaning-related problems on a given piece of upholstery.

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SMT

Stone, Masonry and Ceramic Tile Cleaning Technician (SMT)

The Stone, Masonry, and Tile Care Technician (SMT) certification provides precise information for the proper maintenance and cleaning of natural and human-made (cultured) stone, ceramic tile, masonry, and grout surfaces. Students will learn the theory behind and reasons for proper tools, chemicals, and equipment. Emphasis will be placed on protecting surfaces, technicians, and building occupants. Upon completing the certification, students will be adequately equipped to perform maintenance-related tasks involving stone, masonry, and ceramic tile surfaces.

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