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CRI and IEHA team up

January 9, 2009
DALTON, GA — The Carpet and Rug Institute (CRI) has teamed up with the International Executive Housekeepers Association (IEHA) to help executive housekeepers protect their facilities'' carpet investments by increasing IEHA members'' involvement with CRI''s Seal of Approval programs, according to a press release.
Products certified with the CRI Seal of Approval demonstrate the ability to clean effectively while maintaining and protecting carpet''s long-term appearance, the release stated.
IEHA agrees to promote the use of SOA-certified products and equipment to its 3,800 members and to incorporate CRI''s library of Continuing Education Units (CEUs) into the curricula for IEHA''s Certified Executive Housekeeper (CEH) and Registered Executive Housekeeper (REH) designations, the release noted.
CRI President Werner Braun said: "The exclusive use of CRI''s Seal of Approval products and equipment will increase the useful life of carpet, enhance interior environments from an aesthetic standpoint and decrease a facility''s overall environmental footprint. We''re excited to partner with IEHA."
CRI will offer IEHA members the opportunity to become SOA-certified service providers and will provide marketing support to those who achieve SOA service provider status, the release added.
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