The IICRC PARTNERS WITH NADCA
VANCOUVER, WA — The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) today announced it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the National Air Duct Cleaners Association (NADCA). As part of the MoU, the partnership will allow both organizations to openly collaborate and raise awareness about the importance of hiring certified professionals within the inspection, cleaning, restoration and HVAC industries.
“By partnering with NADCA, we will be able to create greater awareness for the Institute by promoting the IICRC to NADCA’s extensive membership,” said Darrel Paulson, Chairman of the IICRC. “We will also exchange best practices with NADCA to drive the advancement of standards and certification procedures within our industry.”
Through the memorandum, the IICRC and NADCA will maintain a working relationship which will involve the exchange of industry knowledge between organization executives. As part of the agreement, both organizations will also work to promote each other’s awareness and education initiatives, as well as encourage their members and registrants to work together to create opportunities for technical training during annual meetings.
“Partnering with the IICRC provides us the opportunity to expand our knowledge and better serve those within our shared industries,” said Bill Benito, ASCS, CVI, president of NADCA. “We look forward to collaborating with the IICRC and developing a strong relationship.”
The IICRC is an international, ANSI-accredited standard-development organization (SDO) that certifies individuals in 20+ categories within the inspection, cleaning and restoration industries. Representing more than 54,000 certified technicians and 6,000 Certified Firms in 22 countries, the IICRC, in partnership with regional and international trade associations, represents the entire industry. The IICRC does not own schools, employ instructors, produce training materials, or promote specific product brands, cleaning methods or systems. To know if a technician has received education and training, consumers should look for the cleantrust patch and logo, the service mark of the IICRC. For more information, visit www.iicrc.org .
The HVAC Inspection, Maintenance and Restoration Association, otherwise known as the National Air Duct Cleaners Association (NADCA) was formed in 1989 as a non-profit association of companies engaged in the cleaning of HVAC systems. NADCA’s mission is to represent qualified companies engaged in the inspection, maintenance and restoration of HVAC systems, promote source removal as the only acceptable method of cleaning, establish industry standards for the association, and assist NADCA members in providing high quality service to their customers. With nearly 930 members, NADCA is made up of a diverse group of HVAC industry professionals, including air systems cleaning specialists, mold remediators, and HVAC inspectors. To learn more about NADCA, visit www.nadca.com .