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Certified Professionals


Professional education provides further skills and knowledge to improve the quality of services and of the homes we live in. Below are summaries of the specialized curriculum that is divided into multiple classes which must all be completed for an individual to obtain certification. BRAG Ann Arbor members are listed which have earned each respective certification.

  Visit our “Find a Member” page here for the most current certification and training details, contact the individual or company directly, by clicking the company names listed below to visit their website.

The Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS)

Jim Acheson Acheson Builders
Jeff Martin Alpha Design + Build
Michael Klement Architectural Resource, Inc.
Darian Bobby Atlas Home Improvement
David Bobby Atlas Home Improvement
Steve Belanger Belanger Builders, Inc.
Steve Brederntiz Bredernitz Professional Services
Patricia Harroun Cardea Construction Co.
Debra Moore Custom Design / Build
Joe Marshall Joseph J. Marshall
David Haig D. A. Haig Construction
Jeff Brown Dexter Builders
David Peters d.p. development
Bob Ender DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen
Jef Forward Forward Design Build
Vincent Colatruglio Masonry Design & Repair
Mike Hagen MBK Constructors
Zachary Terrall Michael A Rogers Building & Remodeling
Rodger Cole Perkins Construction Co.
Rob Riemenschneider Riemco Homes
Zack Dillon Sun Catcher Builders
Jason Jedele Wilderness Construction

The Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (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.The Remodelers Council, in collaboration with the AARP, Research Center, and Seniors Housing Council, developed this program to provide comprehensive, practical, market-specific information about working with older and maturing adults to remodel their homes for aging-in-place.

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Certified Graduate Builder (CGB)

Jim Acheson  Acheson Builders
Dave Peters  d.p.development
Bob Burnside  Fireside Home Construction
Jim Franke  Norfolk Homes
Craig McGregor  Norfolk Homes
Dave Allstetter  Perkins Construction Co.
Carl Wurster  Perkins Construction Co.
Geoff Perkins  Perkins Construction Co.

Certified Graduate Builder (CGB) is an exclusive professional designation designed to emphasize business and project management skills as the key to a professional building operation.

The CGB designation requires that graduates meet prescribed standards of practice, possess a minimum of two years building industry experience, have a proven track record of successful project management, complete comprehensive education curriculum, and pledge to uphold the program’s code of ethics.
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Certified Graduate Builder (CGB)

Jim Acheson  Acheson Builders
Dave Peters  d.p.development
Bob Burnside  Fireside Home Construction
Jim Franke  Norfolk Homes
Craig McGregor  Norfolk Homes
Dave Allstetter  Perkins Construction Co.
Carl Wurster  Perkins Construction Co.
Geoff Perkins  Perkins Construction Co.

The Certified Green Professional™ (CGP) designation of the recognizes builders, remodelers and other industry professionals who incorporate green building principles into homes— without driving up the cost of construction. Classwork leading to the designation provides a solid background in green building methods, as well as the tools to reach consumers, from the organization leading the charge to provide market-driven green building solutions to the home building industry.

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Graduate Master Builder (GMB)

Allan Lutes Alpha Remodeling
Steve Belanger Belanger Builders, Inc.
Michael Forner Building Services Unlimited
Geoff Perkins Perkins Construction Co.

Graduate Master Builder (GMB) is an exclusive designation for building veterans. This advanced designation is earned only after completing a CGR or CGB designation, and 10 years of building experience, combined with specific in-depth course work.

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Certified Graduate Remodeler (CGR)

Jim Acheson Acheson Builders
Allan Lutes Alpha Remodeling
Steve Belanger Belanger Builders, Inc.
Michael Forner Building Services Unlimited
Patricia Harroun Cardea Construction Co.
Debra Moore Custom Design / Build
Jef Forward Forward Design Build
David Rhoads Homeowner Services of America
Michael Rogers Michael Rogers Building & Home Improvement
Tim Bishop Michael Rogers Building & Home Improvement
Adam Zylka Momentum Construction
Joe Antis Perkins Construction Co.
Rodger Cole Perkins Construction Co.
Gary Rochman Rochman Design-Build

 

Certified Graduate Remodeler (CGR)
is an exclusive professional designation designed to emphasize business management skills as the key to a professional remodeling operation.

The CGR designation requires that graduates meet prescribed standards of business practice, possess a minimum of five years remodeling industry experience, have a proven track record of successful project management, complete a comprehensive education curriculum, and pledge to uphold the program’s code of ethics.

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