PWNA Certification

All Averus West technicians are PWNA certified in NFPA 96 and ANSI/IKECA (C-10 2021) compliance.

PWNA’s certification for the kitchen exhaust cleaning exam uses information from the NFPA 96 Code and ANSI/IKECA (C10 2021) Standards documents to test the knowledge of cleaners and companies.

Power Washers of North America


Standard for the Methodology for Cleaning Commercial Kitchen Exhaust Systems

2021 Edition

National Fire Protection Association

National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)

The National Fire Protection Association is a U.S. based international nonprofit organization devoted to eliminating death, injury, property, and economic loss due to fire, electrical, and related hazards.

American National Standards Institute

American National Standards Institute (ANSI)

The American National Standards Institute is a private nonprofit organization that oversees the development of voluntary consensus standards for products, services, processes, systems, and personnel in the United States.

International Kitchen Exhaust Cleaning Association

International Kitchen Exhaust Cleaning Association (IKECA)

IKECA is a non-profit organization committed to fire prevention and life safety by advancing the quality of cleaning, inspection and maintenance of commercial kitchen exhaust systems worldwide.