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Brevard Achievement Center Earns CIMS-GB with Honors

March 26, 2015
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Rockledge, FL — Brevard Achievement Center (BAC), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that provides innovative services and programs to assist people with disabilities achieve personal success, is pleased to announce that the agency has earned Cleaning Industry Management Standard (CIMS) and CIMS Green Building with Honors (CIMS-GB with Honors) certification  for its excellence in custodial services operations from  ISSA – the Worldwide Cleaning Industry Association.  CIMS is the first consensus-based management standard that outlines the primary characteristics of a successful, quality cleaning organization.  

The rigorous process to achieve certification began two years ago with training and culminated with a comprehensive, on-site assessment by an independent, ISSA-accredited assessor.  Based on the final assessment report, ISSA determined that BAC’s existing quality measurements and green-cleaning standards demonstrated a commitment to the delivery of environmentally preferable services to meet customer needs and expectations, thus earning the agency CIMS-GB with Honors certification.  This designation also gives BAC the capability to provide green cleaning services that will assist customers in achieving points under the LEEDExisting Buildings: Operations and Maintenance (LEED-EBOM) Green Building Rating System.    

“We are extremely pleased to not only achieve the certification, but also be so highly rated by ISSA,” said Wayne Wells, vice president of operations. “Earning this certification demonstrates to our existing and potential custodial customers that we are committed to the delivery of environmentally preferable services that are not only designed to meet their needs and expectations, but also assist them in achieving points in the LEED process.”   

BAC also holds Certified Laundry and Linen Management (CLLM) certification for custodial services, as well as certifications in the following areas of operations:  food operations (ServSafe), building services (Facility Management Professional) and grounds operations (Sports Turfgrass Maintenance).    

To learn more about BAC’s customized business services, contact Guy Klenke, business development manager, at or (321) 632-8610, ext. 261.  Or visit 

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