Certifications

image001COA rigorously evaluates the services we provide to our customers. We keep up with the latest in cleaning techniques, technologies and products. In this effort, COA utilizes the resources and certifications of highly regarded industry organizations to make many of its product and procedure decisions. Our research ensures that our customers are receiving the best available in the cleaning industry.

Please review our certifications to learn more about COA’s commitment to providing top-quality services.

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CIMS Certified with Honors

COA is CIMS (Cleaning Industry Management Standard) Certified with Honors. Compliance with the standards set forth by this certification demonstrates that COA is structured to deliver consistent, quality services designed to meet our customers’ needs and expectations. CIMS applies to the management, operations and performance systems of cleaning organizations.

The CIMS standard is focused on six key best practice principles:

  • Quality systems
  • Service delivery
  • Human resources
  • Health, safety and environmental stewardship
  • Management commitment
  • Green Building (GB)

 
cims logoCIMS GB Certified with Honors

In addition to being CIMS Certified with Honors, COA is CIMS GB (Green Building) Certified with Honors. This designation supports COA’s commitment to green cleaning and our capability to assist our customers in securing LEED for Existing Buildings (LEED-EBOM) points.

Building Wellness Institute

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Green Seal GS-42 Environmental Standards for Cleaning Services

The Building Wellness Institute is the established leader in green cleaning training and education. Our COA managers and supervisors have graduated from the Building Wellness Institute’s Green Seal GS-42 Environmental Standards for Cleaning Services certification training program. This shows our continued commitment to the health and wellness of the people who occupy your facilities.

Dallas/ Fort Worth Minority Supplier Development Council

SBE (Small Business Enterprise) Certification

COA has met the criteria of a small business concern by the Dallas/Fort Worth Minority Supplier Development Council ((D/FW MSDC). D/FW MSDC is a 501(C)(3) privately funded, nonprofit, business organization, formed in 1973 by major corporations committed to fostering a business environment, which promotes access and opportunity for minority-owned businesses. D/FW MSDC is one of 37 regional affiliates of the National Minority Supplier Development Council.