Credentials

CREDENTIALS

Sylvestre Remodeling and Design is a member of several organizations that exist to promote and serve the needs of dedicated remodeling professionals and their clients.

TEAM MEMBER CERTIFICATIONS
John Sylvestre: MCR, CKD, CKBR, CLC, CAPS * Kate Post: CKBR, CR * Les Anderson: CLC
CERTIFICATIONS LEGEND
MCR: Master Certified Remodeler, National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) CKD: Certified Kitchen Designer, National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) CKBR: Certified Kitchen and Bath Remodeler, National Association of the Remodeling Industry CLC: Certified Lead Carpenter, National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) CAPS: Certified Aging in Place Specialist, National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)
 
NARI

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF THE REMODELING INDUSTRY, Minnesota Chapter

The National Association of the Remodeling Industry, or NARI, is the medium for business development, a platform for advocacy and the principal source for industry intelligence. NARI connects homeowners with its professional members and provides tips and tricks so that the consumer has a positive remodeling experience. NARI is an organization of high-quality remodeling professionals. Its members are committed to integrity, high standards, professional education, ethics and market recognition.  
NAHB

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HOME BUILDERS

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) helps its members build communities. Each year, NAHB’s members construct about 80% of the new homes built in the United States, both single-family and multifamily. A federation of more than 800 state and local associations, NAHB represents more than 140,000 members. About one-third are home builders and remodelers.  

NATIONAL KITCHEN AND BATH ASSOCIATION

The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) is the premiere association for kitchen and bath professionals. Fifty years after its inception, the NKBA has a membership of more than 60,000 members and is the proud owner of the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS).  
BATC

BUILDERS ASSOCIATION OF THE TWIN CITIES (BATC)

The BATC exists to help its members build their businesses, through marketing advocacy and industry connections. Vision: To be the leading voice for buildings and remodelers.
MN GREEN STAR

MINNESOTA GREENSTAR HOME CERTIFICATION

Formerly overseen by Minnesota GreenStar (MNGS), GreenStar is being run by the GreenHome institute to bring a robust above code renovation, addition & new construction program to the market. This program ensures healthier, more durable homes that save energy and water thus reducing the cost of living and improving comfort. GreenStar is based on the 5 pillars of green; Energy, Health, Water, Materials and Place and how these are affected systematically by the 7 components of a home including, Outdoor/Site, Building Envelope Systems, Mechanicals, Electrical/ Lighting, Plumbing Systems and Fixtures, Finish Materials and Coatings and Waste Management. The GreenHome Institute, a DBA of the Alliance for Environmental Sustainability (AES) is a 501(c)3 non-profit with a mission to empower people to make healthier and more sustainable choices in the renovation and construction of the places we live.
Guild Quality

GUILD QUALITY

Guild Quality helps contractors deliver great customer experiences and get the recognition they deserve for their history of superior service. Having an independent third party conduct customer surveys on contractors' behalf puts homeowners more at ease allowing them to be more candid. The result is our members receive honest, real feedback about a client's experience, especially as it relates to little things that a homeowner might not necessarily share directly with the contractor or the person being evaluated.

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