More than one dozen restoration professionals were awarded their various RIA certifications during the 2015 RIA Convention & Industry Expo. Several became RIA Certified Restorers, while others earned certifications as Water Loss Specialists or Certified Mold Professionals.

Each specialty requires candidates to complete an intense study and research course, plus comply with precertification requirements, pass a certification exam, and create and submit a formal report and paper. 

To learn more about earning an RIA certification, head to