we make a lot of decisions every day. some are more difficult than others. finding a qualified designer should not be a difficult decision.
while selecting a designer may not be life threatening, it will be a decision you will have to live with for many years, therefore it behooves you to find someone who is qualified for your job and someone you can work with.
the mission of the nkba is "to enhance member success and excellence by promoting professionalism and ethical business practices, and providing leadership and direction for the kitchen and bathroom industry." "over the past 37 years, nkba has pioneered industry research, business management tools, one of the largest trade shows in the country and set standards for design to conform with everyday living." go to nkbaindiana.org to find a list of all the certified designers in indiana.
the mission of epa is to protect human health and the environment. epa's lead renovation, repair and painting rule (rrp rule) requires that firms performing renovation, repair, and painting projects that disturb lead-based paint in homes, child care facilities and pre-schools built before 1978 have their firm certified by epa (or an epa authorized state), use certified renovators who are trained by epa-approved training providers and follow lead-safe work practices. go to cfpub.epa.gov/flpp/searchrrp_firm.htm to locate a certified lead safe renovator near you.