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NAHB Remodelers Bestows Homes for Life Awards for Excellence in Aging-in-Place Remodeling

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NAHB Remodelers Bestows Homes for Life Awards for Excellence in Aging-in-Place Remodeling

NAHB Remodelers recently announced the winners of its annual Homes for Life awards, recognizing excellent remodeling work for aging-in-place and universal design.

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See Aging-in-Place Products on IBS Remodelers Tour

Filed in International Builders' Show, Remodelers by on November 28, 2014 1 Comment
See Aging-in-Place Products on IBS Remodelers Tour

Join a Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist who will guide you to exhibitors specializing in products and services specific to the aging-in-place segment of the remodeling industry during the International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas Jan. 20-22.

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A 3-Pronged Approach to CAPS Success

Filed in Construction Industry, Education, Remodelers by on September 18, 2014 2 Comments
A 3-Pronged Approach to CAPS Success

The West Tennessee HBA has secured a $151,000 three-year grant from the Plough Foundation to to get the word out about the potential and benefits of aging in place, to provide and pay for CAPS training and certification for their remodeler members and other community specialists, and collect data to evaluate how well it’s all working. It’s all good.

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A Home for a Lifetime

Filed in Awards, Remodelers by on July 16, 2014 0 Comments
A Home for a Lifetime

July 25 is the deadline to enter the 2014 Homes for Life awards. This awards program honors excellence in aging in place remodeling by Certified Aging-in-Place Specialists (CAPS). The 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.

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CAPS Presentation: Another Tool in Your Marketing Arsenal

Filed in Education, Remodelers by on June 4, 2014 0 Comments
CAPS Presentation: Another Tool in Your Marketing Arsenal

Are you a CAPS designee – or Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist – looking for a new way to promote this specialized remodeling niche that’s becoming more popular among your boomer customers? NAHB has a new tool for you: the consumer PowerPoint presentation “Make Your House a Home for a Lifetime.” Here’s how to get it.

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NAHB Designations: It’s Not Just About the Bathroom

Filed in Education by on March 19, 2014 0 Comments

Bob McKay finds that more and more potential clients seek him out because of his Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS) professional designation. “Universal design is part of our daily thought process,” said McKay, president and owner of McKay Building Company Inc. in Birmingham, Ala. “CAPS is a selling point for what we do – we make […]

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Calling All Plumbers: Get Your CAPS Here

Filed in Education, Remodelers by on March 4, 2014 0 Comments

It’s National Designation Month, when NAHB pulls out all the stops to encourage members (and others) to get serious about their commitment to education and professionalism by acquiring a professional designation in the specialty of their choice. Sometimes it’s clear to see why a designation is good for business – the NAHB IRM designations are […]

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Homes for Life Awards Honor Excellence in Aging-in-Place Remodeling

Filed in Awards, Remodelers by on October 28, 2013 0 Comments

Congratulations to Larry Taff and Monarcha Marcet, both of whom are Certified Aging in Place Specialists, on winning Homes for Life Awards, which recognize excellent remodeling work for aging-in-place and universal design. The awards were presented on Oct. 17 at the NAHB Remodelers’ annual gala during the 2013 Remodeling Show in Chicago. Marcet, of Adventure […]

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