Salem, NH 603.952.3192
Amherst, NH 603.769.4938
Salem, NH 603.952.3192
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Amherst, NH 603.769.4938

Commitment To Learning

Blackdog believes that continuous learning is an integral part of being the best company we can be. To that end we have participated in and taught countless industry educational events and continue to encourage our team members to seek out learning opportunities that allow us to deliver great solutions to our clients’ remodeling needs.

CAPS – Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist Homeowners want to stay in their homes for the duration. By instituting simple universal design techniques, professional Certified Aging-in-Place Specialists can insure that you live in your home comfortable, safely and independently for as long as you want.

Certified Green Professional (CGP) The Certified Green Professional™ designation recognizes builders, remodelers and other industry professionals who incorporate green building principles into homes— without driving up the cost of construction.

The NKBA certifies kitchen and bath design professionals in various stages of expertise:

AKBD® – Associate Kitchen and Bath Designer

Certified professional with a minimum of 2 years of kitchen/bath industry experience – they are knowledgeable in product selection, space planning, materials, and finishes. An AKBD must meet specific educational requirements, as well as pass a comprehensive academic exam.

CKD® – Certified Kitchen Designers

Have a minimum of 7 years experience designing residential kitchen spaces. They are highly skilled in design, space planning and product selection and have extensive knowledge of building codes, flooring materials, appliances, and mechanical systems. They write specifications and draw plans that are easily interpreted by plumbers, electricians, and installers. A CKD must meet specific educational requirements and pass a comprehensive academic and practical exam.

CBD® – Certified Bathroom Designers

Also have a minimum of 7 years experience designing residential bathroom spaces – they are highly skilled in design, space planning, and product selection, and have extensive knowledge of building codes, fixtures, flooring materials, and mechanical/plumbing systems. They write specifications and draw plans that are easily interpreted by plumbers, electricians, and installers. A CBD must meet specific educational requirements, as well as pass a comprehensive academic and practical exam.

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