Lowe’s to Sponsor NAHB Designation Classes

WASHINGTON, Jan. 18, 2012 – The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) has selected Lowe’s Commercial Services to be the exclusive sponsor of NAHB Education for three years, from the beginning of 2012 through 2014.

NAHB Education administers professional designation programs for members of the home building community. NAHB awards 13 basic and advanced professional designations in remodeling and home building, multifamily, sales and marketing, and for product and service suppliers and manufacturers.

Classes are taught experts and are held at local home builder associations throughout the country as well as at NAHB’s International Builders’ Show and other national venues. Every year, between 2,500  and  5,000  members of the home building industry receive professional designations such as  Graduate Master Builder (GMB),  Master in Residential Marketing (MIRM),  Graduate Master Remodeler (GMR),  Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS) and Certified Green Professional (CGP). (See www.nahb.org/Designations for a full listing of the professional designations that NAHB offers.)

Lowe’s Commercial Services also sponsors a number of NAHB events and professional councils, and is a long-time exhibitor at the International Builders’ Show.