Master Builder

June 2016

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membership value W e agree, which is why we provide classes for the designations you need to succeed. Professional designations expand your customer base, build professional and consumer trust while boosting marketability, and increase client lead quality. We offer a multitude of classes at the MBA Housing Center in Bellevue. Browse below and boost your business acumen! CERTIFIED AGING IN PLACE SPECIALIST (CAPS) The fastest growing segment of the residential remodeling industry, the CAPS designation offers your potential clients the reassurance that you are knowledgeable in the necessary modifications for aging-in-place, enabling them to stay safely and securely in their homes as they age. Designations: How Can They Help You Get Ahead? "In times of change, learners inherit the earth, while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists." – Eric Hoffer Requirements for each designation can be found at in the Education Designations section CERTIFIED GRADUATE ASSOCIATE (CGA) There's no better way to increase your competitive edge and affirm industry knowledge as a building industry associate than learning from experienced builders and remodelers. Bankers, lumber dealers, engineers, real estate agents and other providers who support the building industry all benefit from this designation. CERTIFIED GRADUATE BUILDER (CGB) CGB courses focus on effective management in the office and on the job site, examining all stages of new home construction including scheduling, estimating, job cost procedures, accounting principles and basic contract law. Even the most experienced builders benefit from this tailored curriculum. Utilizing the results from the online Builder Assessment Review tool through NAHB, you can create a customized learning experience that builds on your strengths. CERTIFIED GRADUATE REMODELER (CGR) Clients recognize the CGR designation as the mark of professionalism in their remodeling contractor. If you are a remodeler with at least five years experience and are ready to stand out as an industry leader and attract a higher-caliber client, the CGR designation is for you. The CGR curriculum helps you run your business more efficiently by teaching job cost procedures, accounting principles and basic contract law. Other topics include design, estimating and scheduling. Interested remodelers should take the NAHB Professional Remodeler Experience Profile to determine which courses you need. CERTIFIED GREEN PROFESSIONAL (CGP) Since 2000, Built Green has certified more than 16,000 units in the Puget Sound Region, with a steady increase year over year. Based on enrollment numbers, this trend is expected to continue. BY SKYLAR O'HARROW MEMBERSHIP EDUCATION COORDINATOR MASTER BUILDERS ASSOCIATION 38 master builder 06.16

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