The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) will begin drafting the R800 Reference Guide for Carpet Inspection. The timeline for completing the guide is 36 months.
looking forward to beginning work on the new reference guide,” said IICRC
Standards Consultant Larry Cooper. “Along with our partners in the industry, we
know that the IICRC R800 will provide a needed resource for professionals.”
Reference Guide Committee will be chaired by Bill Doan of Shaw Industries and
the vice-chair will be Lou Migliori of LGM and Associates, Technical Flooring
is now looking for industry volunteers to participate on the committee, which
will meet approximately two times per year. While the first meeting will be
held at Surfaces in Las Vegas,
much of the work will be done online and via conference calls. There will be
between 12 and 15 voting members of the committee and more than 20 volunteers
assigned to specific subcommittees and topics.
each new standard or reference guide the IICRC drafts, we’re looking for
professionals who are dedicated to moving this forward,” said Bill Doan, IICRC
R800 committee chair.
is directly and materially affected by the carpet inspector reference guide can
apply for committee membership. Membership is neither conditional upon
membership in any organizations nor unreasonably restricted on the basis of
technical qualifications or other such requirements. Committee membership
applications will be reviewed by the standards consultant, committee chair and
vice chair and those selected will be notified by November 30, 2009. Not everyone
who applies will become a consensus body member but all will be invited to work
on the chapter committees.
for Applications should be submitted to IICRC Standards Consultant Larry Cooper
or IICRC headquarters at 360-693-5675.
IICRC to start drafting R800 Reference Guide for Carpet Installation
November 4, 2009