Brevard Achievement Center Earns Certification
By Rosalind Weiss, Brevard Achievement Center // March 26, 2015
BAC assists those with disabilities to succeed
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BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – The Brevard Achievement Center has earned Cleaning Industry Management Standard, and Cleaning Industry Management Standard Green Building certifications from the Worldwide Cleaning Industry Association.
The Brevard Achievement Center is a nonprofit organization that provides innovative services and programs to assist people with disabilities achieve personal success.
The rigorous process to achieve certification began two years ago with training and culminated with a comprehensive, on-site assessment by an independent, ISSA-accredited assessor.
Based on the final assessment report, ISSA determined that BAC’s existing quality measurements and green-cleaning standards demonstrated a commitment to the delivery of environmentally preferable services to meet customer needs and expectations, thus earning the agency CIMS-GB with Honors certification.
This designation also gives BAC the capability to provide green cleaning services that will assist customers in achieving points under the LEED- Existing Buildings: Operations and Maintenance (LEED-EBOM) Green Building Rating System.
“We are extremely pleased to not only achieve the certification, but also be so highly rated by ISSA,” said Wayne Wells, vice president of operations.
“Earning this certification demonstrates to our existing and potential custodial customers that we are committed to the delivery of environmentally preferable services that are not only designed to meet their needs and expectations, but also assist them in achieving points in the LEED process.”
BAC also holds Certified Laundry and Linen Management (CLLM) certification for custodial services, as well as certifications in the following areas of operations: food operations (ServSafe), building services (Facility Management Professional) and grounds operations (Sports Turfgrass Maintenance).
To learn more about BAC’s customized business services, contact Guy Klenke, business development manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 321-632-8610, ext. 261 or visit bacbrevard.com