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Smart Home Design Ideas for Aging-in-Place Clients

Filed in Education, Remodelers by on March 14, 2018 2 Comments
Smart Home Design Ideas for Aging-in-Place Clients

Attendees will learn about several design ideas for clients who would like to remain in their homes as long as possible. From integrated medication dispensers to appliance lifts in the kitchen, the webinar will cover a variety of ways to integrate smart-home technology.

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Arizona, Louisiana Aging-in-Place Specialists Honored

Filed in Awards, Remodelers by on January 30, 2018 0 Comments
Arizona, Louisiana Aging-in-Place Specialists Honored

NAHB Remodelers recently honored the winners of its annual Homes for Life awards, recognizing excellent remodeling work for aging-in-place and universal design by Certified Aging-in-Place Specialists.

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Bringing NAHB Courses to Canada and Beyond

Vince Butler has had the pleasure of teaching NAHB Education classes in Canada since 2011. He has visited five provinces, many of them multiple times, and spoken with dozens of Canadian builders about their businesses, the market and challenges they face every day. The most striking observation is the overwhelming similarity between American businesses and that of our friends north of the border.

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Revised CAPS Courses Give a Fresh Take on Aging-in-Place

Filed in Business Management, Education by on March 17, 2017 4 Comments
Revised CAPS Courses Give a Fresh Take on Aging-in-Place

With an increased emphasis on concepts, products and solutions, two of the three courses leading to the Certified Aging-in-Place designation have a new look – and now they are ready for primetime.

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Meet Elliott Pike, CGR, CAPS

Filed in Education, Leadership by on March 1, 2017 0 Comments
Meet Elliott Pike, CGR, CAPS

It’s National Designation Month, and NAHB is commemorating the occasion by introducing you to some great educational designation holders. First, meet Elliott.

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Earn Your CAPS at IBS

Filed in Education, International Builders' Show, Remodelers by on November 18, 2016 0 Comments
Earn Your CAPS at IBS

The number of adults over age 65 will more than double between now and 2050, to some 80 million. And most wish to remain in their homes as they age. Clients need skilled remodelers to make the necessary home modifications that allow them to age in place. The Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist designation is your opportunity to reach this fast-growing demographic.

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Two CAPS Remodelers Receive 2016 ‘Homes for Life’ Awards

Filed in Awards, Remodelers by on October 25, 2016 0 Comments
Two CAPS Remodelers Receive 2016 ‘Homes for Life’ Awards

At the recent NAHB Remodelers Show, Barb Mueller and Nancy Schnur were honored for their respective aging-in-place and universal design projects.

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Boost Your Education at the Remodeling Show

Filed in Education, Remodelers by on September 6, 2016 1 Comment
Boost Your Education at the Remodeling Show

Growing your business means knowing the latest skills to amaze current clients and attract new ones. The Remodeling Show | DeckExpo | JLC LIVE Show in Baltimore Oct. 3-7 offers numerous opportunities to gain a competitive edge.

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Building a Second Career from the Ground Up

Building a Second Career from the Ground Up

Sometimes you don’t choose a career in home building or remodeling; it chooses you.

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CAPS: For Many, More than a Course

Filed in 55+ Housing, Business Management, Design, Education by on January 29, 2016 0 Comments
CAPS: For Many, More than a Course

Often it’s important to know why to build something, not just how. That’s certainly true among remodelers and others who take the three-day Certified Aging in Place Specialist course, which not only opens the doors for professionals to enter this growing niche but also opens eyes.

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