CARIBOU — Lisa Plourde, designer at S.W. Collins Co., has acquired the Qualified Kitchen & Rest room Designer (CKBD) credential with the Countrywide Kitchen area & Tub Affiliation (NKBA), the primary trade association for the kitchen area & tub field. She joins an elite group of experts that focus in the style and design, preparing and execution of household kitchens and bogs.
“Lisa has the wish to be the finest designer she can and is frequently striving to superior herself and the complete group. In doing the job with Lisa, I have been amazed by her notice to element, capability to deal with many work opportunities at the very same time, comprehend customer needs and do regardless of what she can to make customer’s desires develop into a actuality,” remarked Clara Collins, supervisor at S. W. Collins Co. “We are lucky to have Lisa as a aspect of the S. W. Collins Co. family members and seem forward to her ongoing achievements for many decades to occur!”
To gain the CKBD certification, designers must undergo a quite demanding system. To qualify for this course of action, they will have to have a bare minimum of 7 decades of encounter in the field, validate that they have gained demanded training credits/faculty coursework and need to post consumer references and experienced affidavits. To confirm their competency and ability, they should go an rigorous, comprehensive, two-part examination consisting of 8 design and style drawings and a 100-problem many preference examination. To manage the certification, they need to earn Continuing Schooling Units (CEUs) and remain registered with the NKBA per year soon after properly passing the examination.
“Lisa’s creativeness and demonstrated abilities make her a really beneficial member of the kitchen and bathtub workforce. Her dedication to excellence and tricky operate enabled her to grow to be one particular of few designers with the CKBD certification north of Bangor. We are happy of all her achievements!,” proclaimed Sam Collins, president of the S.W. Collins Co.
Plourde acquired her drafting degree from Northern Maine Group Faculty and her Associate Kitchen & Bathtub Designer certification from the NKBA in 2011. Her skills in products choice, place organizing, supplies and finishing make her an great designer. Plourde delivers her consumers a notion-to-completion working experience with the complex abilities, style and design execution and project management necessary for profitable renovations and new builds. This certification is just just one additional instance of how Plourde consistently demonstrates her dedication to the optimum specifications in the sector.
S.W. Collins is a sixth-era Northern Maine lumber and creating provide vendor with spots in Lincoln, Houlton, Presque Isle, Caribou and Fort Kent. Their commitment to featuring fantastic products and solutions and legendary support has been the core of the enterprise considering that 1844.