"Remodelers have come a long way: from a fragmented seasonal industry to a dynamic force of professionals," said Richard Robinson, Chair of the SBACNJ Remodelers Council.
Elevating the image of the professional remodeler and educating the public are key to SBACNJ member Mark Elia, principal of Mark of Excellence Remodeling, Inc., based in West Long Branch, NJ.
This affiliation will allow the SBACNJ
to provide a productive program to attract and serve the needs of this growing market, including offering professional certifications such as the Certified Graduate Remodeler (CGR) and the Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS) programs to local member remodelers.
is a chartered local chapter of both the New Jersey Builders Association (NJBA) and the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB).
The 2005 award was presented to Ed Waiters, Jr., president, during special ceremonies at the SBACNJ
's general membership meeting at the Grand Marquis in Old Bridge.