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Vacuums receive CRI Seal of Approval

March 1, 2012

PLYMOUTH, MN — Nilfisk-Advance announces its ReliaVac single-motor upright vacuums have received the Carpet and Rug Institute (CRI) Seal of Approval (SOA) certification, according to a press release.

SOA certification identifies effective carpet cleaning solutions that protect and maintain a facility''s carpet life and validates performance in soil removal, indoor air quality protection and reduced carpet wear, the release stated.

According to the release, carpet care equipment that has received SOA certification meet the equipment requirements for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and the Green Seal Standard for Commercial and Institutional Cleaning Services (GS-42).

"We are proud to announce this certification, as it results in a direct added value to our customers," said Jill Kohls, healthcare and hospitality vertical market manager at Nilfisk-Advance.

"Now, when using the SOA-rated ReliaVac, our customers are guaranteed a carpet care solution that helps protect their carpet investment, enhancing their facility''s appearance and satisfying carpet warranty requirements," Kohls added.

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