MEMBERSHIPS AND CERTIFICATIONS
The ICRA is a nonprofit organization of Cleaning, Restoration, and Inspection firms. It is comprised of 5 trade associations, including CRA, MCRA, PACR, NYRCI, and SCRT. The affiliate associations have united to streamline their administrative organizations, share resources and synergistically move the industry forward. As an international organization, ICRA will promote educational programs based upon accepted scientific principles and created relationships that assist our members to build profitable business operations.
The Restoration Industry Association (formerly ASCR) is the oldest and largest non-profit, professional trade association dedicated to providing industry leadership, supporting science, and promoting best practices in the cleaning and restoration industry.Representing over 20,000 cleaning and restoration professionals from 1,200 firms, specializing in textiles, environmental issues, and restoration, RIA provides credibility, education and business improvement events to maximize industry exposure and to advance knowledge in the cleaning and restoration industry. With an extensive network of professionals working towards similar goals, RIA has become a trusted resource of knowledge for those involved in cleaning and restoration.
IICRC Certified Firm
The IICRC is a certification and standard-setting non-profit organization for the inspection, cleaning and restoration industries. In partnership with regional and international trade associates, the IICRC serves more than 25 countries with offices in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand and Japan. The IICRC standards serve to develop common, industry-accepted language and terminology that enables us to more universally discuss concepts and procedures regarding cleaning, inspection and restoration.
EPA Lead Safe Firm
The EPA Lead-Safe Firm Certification ensures proper lead-safe practice during renovation including: work-area containment to prevent lead paint dust and debris and minimizing exposure to lead paint hazards by thoroughly cleaning the site after project completion.
New York Rug Cleaners Institute Member
The New York Rug Cleaners Institute is a non-profit professional organization promoting the use of professional cleaning and restoration contractors. Our members are professionals who strive to maintain high standards in their industry. One of NYRCI’s goals is educating its members by offering workshops and classes throughout the year.
The NY Capital Region Apartment Association (NYCRAA) was founded with the purpose of joining together small and large owners of real estate for their mutual benefit. The organization is comprised of owners and managers of multi-family rental properties and other entities such as vendors, who work in fields related to the housing industry. Through an organized program of information, project development and educational seminars, the Association keeps its members informed on all phases of the multi-family housing industry.
The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International is a federation of 93 BOMA U.S. associations, BOMA Canada and its 11 regional associations and 13 BOMA international affiliates. Founded in 1907, BOMA represents the owners and managers of all commercial property types including nearly 10 billion square feet of U.S. office space that supports 3.7 million jobs and contributes $205 billion to the U.S. GDP. Its mission is to advance the interests of the entire commercial real estate industry through advocacy, education, research, standards and information.
BOMA International is a primary source of information on building management and operations, development, leasing, building operating costs, energy consumption patterns, local and national building codes, legislation, occupancy statistics, technological developments and other industry trends.
American Red Cross
Each day, thousands of people – people just like you – provide compassionate care to those in need. Our network of generous donors, volunteers and employees share a mission of preventing and relieving suffering, here at home and around the world.