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Earn Designation Credits at the Remodeling Show

New Graduate-Level Designation Expands CGR Knowlege Base

The NAHB University of Housing recently launched the Graduate Master Remodeler (GMR) designation as a master-level education advancement for Certified Graduate Remodeler (CGR) designees.

The GMR designation requires courses in financial management, risk management and insurance, green building, diversification and quality business practices. Designees must also follow a GMR code of ethics.

The following qualifications are needed to obtain the GMR:

  • 15 years of remodeling experience
  • Completion of five required GMR courses
  • An active CGR for nine years or active CR (Certified Remodeler) from NARI or CR (Certified Restorer) certification from RIA for 10 years
  • Adherence to the GMR code of ethics

For further information, visit www.nahb.org/GMRinfo.

'How to Find a Professional Remodeler' Available at BuilderBooks.com

"How to Find a Professional Remodeler," available at BuilderBooks.com, promotes the professionalism of your remodeling business by offering valuable advice to your customers on the process of selecting a remodeler.

The brochure guides consumers from the dream to the reality of having their homes remodeled by skilled and trained professionals. Sections include what to look for in a professional remodeler and what questions to ask.

To view or puchase this publication online, click here, or call 800-223-2665 to order.




Blaze a Trail to Success at the Custom Builder Symposium

Attend NAHB’s Custom Builder Symposium, October 24-26 in Austin, Texas and get the knowledge to make the most of the current market.

Advanced education sessions and new tracks on design and technology provide tactics to help identify and capitalize on trends and areas of growth. Also, learn how to market your business to capitalize on the growing demand for green.


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