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HFI Welcomes Hygiena, Kaivac, and Zadro to Its Vendor Advisory Board

July 1, 2013

HFI Welcomes Hygiena, Kaivac, and Zadro to Its Vendor Advisory Board - SMART Committee Formed to Move the Market

BOISE, ID — The Healthy Facilities Institute (HFI) is pleased to welcome Hygiena, Kaivac, and Zadro to its vendor advisory council to promote and support enlightened discussion on the development of best practices leading to healthier facilities and communities; and to lay groundwork for a SMART committee – a Swift Market Assessment Response Team – to assist the marketplace with rapid conversion to healthier processes.
 
“Following the example of  a leading automotive company, we are forming a SMART committee - a Swift Market Assessment Response Team - to best determine how to help the market convert rapidly to healthier processes and tools,” said Allen Rathey, founder and president of HFI. “We look forward to actively engaging with these companies - and others to be announced - in a dialog to make facilities and communities more healthful through better cleaning, maintenance, and operations,” said Allen Rathey, founder and president of HFI. “We are pleased to welcome these forward-thinking organizations to this process.”
 
•    Hygiena - http://www.hygiena.net - is a microbiology and life science company with over 30 years of experience in developing rapid environmental monitoring solutions. They are perhaps best known in the facilities space as a manufacturer and supplier of ATP devices and swabs.
 
•    Kaivac - http://www.kaivac.com - is an innovator of spray-and-vac cleaning machines – and other unique tools – as well as a pioneer of healthful and measurable cleaning processes. Kaivac’s mission is to promote systems that produce healthy outcomes, and has published extensively on the importance of the science of healthier cleaning, Integrated Cleaning and Measurement™ and verifiable results.
 
•    Zadro Health Solutions - http://www.zadrohs.com - manufactures innovative products designed to help promote healthy lifestyles. One example is their Ultraviolet (UV) sanitizing wands that kill germs without the use of harmful chemistries.
 
Other companies are to be announced soon.
 
About HFI
The Healthy Facilities Institute (HFI) strives to provide authoritative information for creating and maintaining clean, healthy indoor environments. Since buildings are ecosystems, HFI works to address the many interrelated aspects of built environments — such as air, water, energy, materials and resources, green cleaning, indoor environmental quality, waste management, people and more — as an integrated or holistic system. Inasmuch as “Clean” is a metaphor for healthy indoor spaces, HFI also emphasizes prevention and removal of pollutants or contaminants to help ensure optimum conditions for living, learning and working. HFI does not endorse products.