ADA Compliant/VA Approved
Stephen L. Mabe Building, Inc. is an Americans with Disabilities (ADA) specialist that can insure your project meets all the ADA legal requirements and accommodates your special needs. Examples include the simple ramping of a few steps, the installation of grab bars where only routine reinforcement of the wall is required, wheelchair accessible showers, toilets, and sinks, the lowering of telephones, replacing round doorknobs or door hardware that is difficult to grasp, widening hallways or doorways that are too narrow for a person using a wheelchair, electric scooter or walker, and other modest adjustments. We are also an approved Veterans Affairs (VA) builder. We meet all requirements where Specially Adapted Housing is being made for veterans with disabilities.
Accredited Master Builder (AMB)
To receive this designation, the education requirement demands a comprehensive overview of key areas in the home building industry. The courses takes a remodeler beyond the basics and into advanced learning of negotiation, quality construction, diversification and much more. Continuing education is required to maintain this accreditation.
Certified Graduate Remodeler (CGR)
CGR designation indicates that a remodeler has completed the requirements of the CGR professional designation program, including educational credits, prescribed business standards and experience. To maintain the CGR designation, all CGRs must complete a continuing education requirement every three years. Continuing education requirements include attending remodeling or business-related seminars, trade shows and educational programs.
The Certified Graduate Remodeler (CGR) designation assures that your remodeler: 1) Has met NAHB prescribes standards of business practice. 2) Has a proven track record of successfully completing projects. 3) Has completed relevant educational requirements. 4) Pledges to uphold the CGR Code of Ethics.
Certified Graduate Builder (CGB)
need to execute projects that comply with relevant codes and standards which include expertise in the four key areas of the building industry: Building Technology, Business and Finance, Project Management, and Sales and Marketing. A CGB understands how to execute projects that comply with relevant codes and standards. The Certified Graduate Builder (CGB) designation is the sign to clients and colleagues that you are a member of this respected group of professionals. To maintain the CGB designation, all CGBs must complete a continuing education requirement every three years. Continuing education requirements include attending remodeling or business-related seminars, trade shows and educational programs.
Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS)
A CAPS designation means the remodeler is a Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist. Aging-in-place means remaining in one’s home safely, independently, and comfortably, regardless of age, income, or ability level. It means the pleasure of living in a familiar environment throughout one’s maturing years, and the ability to enjoy the familiar daily rituals and the special events that enrich all our lives. It means the reassurance of being able to call a house a “home” for a lifetime. The education completed for this designation allows the remodeler to be able to suggest Design/Build Solutions for Aging and Accessibility.