My company was started in the fall of 1997 providing window cleaning services in the Albuquerque area. I first learned the trade of window washing in the late 1970's working for a large window cleaning company in Denver Colorado that provided high rise window washing. I joined Kirtland AFB Fire Department October 1982 and retired from Kirtland on October 1, 2004.
Internationale Window Cleaning Association (IWCA).
Richard was a member of the International Window Cleaning Association (IWCA). The International Window Cleaning Association is a non-profit trade 501(c)(6) association committed to raising the standards of professionalism and safety within the window cleaning industry. Over 650 Professional Member companies from over 25 countries, including over 590 from the USA are members of IWCA.
What does the IWCA do? The primary goal of the organization is to advance the interests and concerns of its members. Through its various programs, the IWCA promotes safety, training and a highly professional, responsible image of the window cleaning professional. The IWCA delivers at least 3 regional safety training programs a year at various locations throughout the country. These programs cover all aspects of window cleaning safety and equipment use. The IWCA is also the secretariat for the American National Standard, IWCA I 14.1 Window Cleaning Safety. Richard has attended many of the yearly Convention's offered by the IWCA and the Regional Safety Training programs conducted by them.
IWCA Safety Certification Program
IWCA Residential Certified Window Cleaner
Richard from High Desert Window Cleaning was the first window cleaner national to be certified under the IWCA certification program. The International Window Cleaning Association Safety Certification Program provides a program that helps obtain the knowledge and skills to excel. Safety and Training are highly regarded issues for business success, especially for businesses in the window cleaning industry.
IWCA Code of Ethics
To promote the professional image and reputation of the window cleaning industry. Encourage the highest standards of ethics and excellence between members and their customers, employees, suppliers, competitors and other members of the community at large. Maintain the highest professional standards of workmanship, management and service. Promote safety in the workplace and compliance with all applicable laws and governmental regulations; federal, state and local. Strive for utmost professionalism of its members and their employees.
Even though we are a small company we pride ourselves on the services that are offered and enjoy what we do.