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IICRC Commercial Drying Specialist (CDS) – Livestream*

*Pre-requisite WRT

IICRC Livestream Online courses have made it easy to get your IICRC Certifications right from your home or office! 

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IICRC Commercial Drying Specialist – Livestream

*Pre-requisite WRT

Is Drying a commercial building any different than a residential job?

Absolutely! This class will prepare you to excel in drying commercial projects from small to large, simple to complicated.

Commercial Drying Specialist (CDS) is a 4-day course focusing on commercial, industrial, institutional and complex residential structures. During the course, students will become proficient in the analysis and anatomy of commercial structures, improve their inspection techniques, learn advanced psychrometric concepts, and administrate and manage a large drying project.

The goal of this course is for the students to be proficient in drying a commercial or complex structure and understand the concepts of managing such a project.

Learn how to inspect, evaluate, dry, administer and manage large losses. Instruction on damage inspection and evaluation, work flow management, process administration and technical methods of effective and timely drying of commercial, industrial, institutional and complex residential water-damaged structures, systems, and furniture, fixtures and equipment ( FFE).

Class is from 8-6pm daily.

Testing fees are not included. Each IICRC Certification Exam is $80. Reets Drying Academy does not accept these payments and are not responsible for these fees. Please make arrangements to send a credit card or check made out to the IICRC for each technician. 


Price: $1,045.00


: Scott Mims

What you will learn:
  • Principles of drying
  • Differences between residential and commercial structures project management, project, and technical -coordination
  • Negotiation and communication with interested parties
  • Health & Safety
  • Re-assessment during the project
  • Safety planning on the job
  • Microbiological considerations
  • Commercial construction practices
  • Climate control
  • Drying complex structures, systems, and materials
  • Commercial mechanical systems and air management
  • Equipment options
  • Airflow and control
  • Temporary power generation and distribution hazard control and communication
  • Engineering controls
  • Project management
  • Planning, staging, and project setup
  • Site considerations
  • HVAC systems, components, mechanics
  • Administration
  • Documentation
  • Advanced psychrometry & moisture mechanics in materials