NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HOME BUILDERS (NAHB) – REMODELERS

National Association of Home Builders – Remodelers (NAHBR) is a trade association that helps promote the policies that make housing a national priority. Since 1942, NAHB has been serving its members, the housing industry, and the public at large.  www.nahb.org


The National Association of the Remodeling Industry

The National Association of the Remodeling Industry is dedicated to being the best resource for knowledge and training in the remodeling industry. With 58 chapters nationwide their mission is to advance and promote the remodeling industry’s professionalism, product and vital public purpose. www.nari.org


CERTIFIED GREEN PROFESSIONAL

The Certified Green Professional™ designation recognizes builders, remodelers and other industry professionals who incorporate green building principles into homes without driving up the cost of construction. Classwork leading to the designation provides a solid background in green building methods, as well as the tools to reach consumers, from the organization leading the charge to provide market-driven green building solutions to the home building industry. www.nahb.org


NARI Certified Remodeler

For the last decade, NARI’s Certification Program has been providing the remodeling industry with a formalized standard of expertise, knowledge and ethical conduct among professional remodelers. Oak Design & Construction President Dave Brady has undergone detailed review and testing in areas of business management, ethical conduct and technical skills to become a Certified Remodeler. www.nari.org


NATIONAL KITCHEN & BATH ASSOCIATION (NKBA)

The National Kitchen & Bath Association is an organization of the finest professionals in the kitchen and bath industry. NKBA members subscribe to the highest standards of ethical business conduct and effectively serve the needs of their community, providing quality and value in their products and services. www.nkba.org


US ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY  (US EPA)

US Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) certification is now required of all design/build firms renovating homes containing lead paint. www.epa.gov


CERTIFIED GRADUATE REMODELER (CGR)

Certified Graduate Remodeler (CGR) is an exclusive professional designation designed to emphasize business management skills as the key to a professional remodeling operation. www.nahb.org


CERTIFIED AGING-IN-PLACE SPECIALIST (CAPS)

The Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS) designation program teaches the technical, business management, and customer service skills essential to competing in the fastest growing segment of the residential remodeling industry: home modifications for the aging-in-place. www.nahb.org