Brinks Services is proud to be a member of the following associations.

BBB - Better Business Bureau

BBB is an unbiased organization that sets and upholds high standards for fair and honest business behavior. Businesses that earn BBB accredited business status contractually agree and adhere to the organization's high standards of ethical business behavior.

Code of Ethics

  1. Build Trust Establish and maintain a positive track record in the marketplace.
  2. Advertise Honestly Adhere to established standards of advertising and selling.
  3. Tell the Truth Honestly represent products and services, including clear and adequate disclosures of all material terms.
  4. Be Transparent Openly identify the nature, location, and ownership of the business, and clearly disclose all policies, guarantees and procedures that bear on a customer's decision to buy.
  5. Honor Promises Abide by all written agreements and verbal representations.
  6. Be Responsive Address marketplace disputes quickly, professionally, and in good faith.
  7. Safeguard Privacy Protect any data collected against mishandling and fraud, collect personal information only as needed, and respect the preferences of customers regarding the use of their information
  8. Embody Integrity Approach all business dealings, marketplace transactions and commitments with integrity.


BOMA San Diego

BOMA San Diego promotes the interests of a changing commercial real estate industry by encouraging partnerships in professional development, networking and advocacy.

BOMA San Diego has over 300 members representing all facets of the industry including property managers, facility managers, owners, asset managers, engineers and leasing brokers.

Companies providing products and services to office building managers are also represented in BOMA San Diego and represent industries in energy, sustainability, law, telecommunications, construction and maintenance.

BOMA San Diego is considered one of the most active BOMA locals in the United States. The organization sponsors monthly luncheon meetings with leading industry speakers, publishes an online monthly newsletter, conducts educational programs to promote professional competency, hosts two annual awards competitions, and sponsors various charitable and member events, including an annual golf tournament.

The local organization is led by an up to 12-member Board of Directors and supported by 16 committee chairs and active volunteers. BOMA San Diego is also a strong advocate for the commercial real estate industry and conducts a well-organized lobbying program to research and promote its views before legislative officials in San Diego and Sacramento.


PHCC - Plumbing, Heating, Cooling Contractors Association

The PHCC - National Association is the oldest trade association in the construction industry - and the premier organization for the p-h-c professional.

Since 1883, PHCC has been the leader in promotion, advancement, education and training. Today PHCC has more than 4100 contractor members from open and union shops, who work in the residential, commercial, new construction, industrial and service and repair industry segments.

Code of Ethics

  • To consider our trade worthy as affording us distinct opportunities to serve society.
  • To improve ourselves, increase our efficiency and enlarge our service, and by so doing attest our faith in the fundamental principles of life, that we profit most who serve best
  • To realize that we businesspersons and ambitious to succeed; but that we are first ethical persons, and wish no success that is not founded on the highest justice and morality
  • To maintain the highest ethical standards of advertising, pricing, selling, installation and service guided by the principles of honesty and integrity
  • To promote the latest technological advances in the design, types and methods of installation of plumbing-heating-cooling systems; using equipment and materials complying with the standards recognized by this industry
  • To enter enthusiastically into the association work - to give as well as take - and do our part in elevating the industry
  • To support all progressive moves that are being carried out along the lines of trade extension, standardization and sanitation
  • To conduct our affairs that others in our business will find it wise, profitable and conducive to happiness to emulate our example
  • To follow and execute our work in conformity with federal, state, county and city building, safety, energy and water conservation, fire and housing codes; and refusing to be a party to any action that violates these regulations
  • To promote conservation of water and energy to the public we serve through improved, adequate, safe, modern installation of energy efficient equipment


ICBO - International Conference of Building Officials

International Council of Building Officials building inspectors inspect buildings according to regional ICBO codes. These were regional model codes established by three organizations: the ICBO, Building Officials and Code Administration, and the Southern Building Code Congress International. In 2000, the International Code Council established a standardized code system for use with all types of building construction and inspection.


ICC - International Code Council

The International Code Council (ICC) is a membership association dedicated to building safety and fire prevention. ICC develops the codes and standards used to construct residential and commercial buildings, including homes and schools.

The International Codes, or I-Codes, published by ICC, provide minimum safeguards for people at home, at school and in the workplace. The I-Codes are a complete set of comprehensive, coordinated building safety and fire prevention codes. Building codes benefit public safety and support the industry's need for one set of codes without regional limitations.

Fifty states and the District of Columbia have adopted the I-Codes at the state or jurisdictional level. Federal agencies including the Architect of the Capitol, General Services Administration, National Park Service, Department of State, U.S. Forest Service and the Veterans Administration also enforce the I-Codes. The Department of Defense references the International Building Code for constructing military facilities, including those that house U.S. troops, domestically and abroad. Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands enforce one or more of the I-Codes.


Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration 

The IICRC is a not-for-profit certification institute that operates certification programs for the restoration, cleaning and inspection industries. For example, the IICRC has certification programs in the restoration industry for water damage restoration, fire damage restoration and even the specialties like mold remediation or odor control. We also do work in the cleaning industry - be it carpet cleaning or upholstery cleaning hard surface floor cleaning, or ceramic tile cleaning. Then in the inspection industry we do inspections for third party carpet claims: marble and stone and wooden laminate flooring inspections. We do this mostly to give an unbiased third party opinion. Our participants go through a prescribed training program, take a standardized exam and re-register every year so that we know that they met their continuing education requirements.

Another major function of the IICRC, which goes with the certification, is to be stewards or keepers of the industry standards and develop standards of procedure and operation. We update the procedural standards for carpet cleaning, upholstery cleaning, water damage restoration, mold remediation and keep those working with other industry organizations. We get those standards published and/or available to the public. Those standards are often used even in court cases in the case of mold and such. They are used by organizations to make sure that people are indeed following the industry procedures and then our certification training is used to teach technicians and companies how to follow those standards with industry standards.


CFI - Carpet and Fabricare institute

CFI is a Non-Profit Trade Association for professionals in the inspection, cleaning, remediation and restoration industry. We maintain Shareholder Group A status with the IICRC and are an affinity association of the World Floor covering Association. (WFCA)


SDCAA - San Diego County Apartment Association

The San Diego County Apartment Association (SDCAA) is one of Southern California's leading trade Associations. We are a non profit organization serving the needs of individuals and companies who own, manage, or provide services and products to more than 150,000 rental housing units in San Diego County.

For more than 90 years, the SDCAA has provided members with education and training, business networking opportunities and important legislative advocacy. Now, more than 2,400 members strong, SDCAA is one of the most highly respected rental housing industry associations in the State of California and is affiliated with the California Apartment Association.

The SDCAA's mission is to protect and preserve the economic vitality of the rental housing industry in San Diego County.


CAI - Community Associations Institute

The Community Associations Institute is a non-profit educational and resource organization formed in 1973 to distribute guidance on homeowner associations and their shared facilities in condominiums, cluster housing, planned unit developments and open space communities.

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