The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Remodelers Robert Criner, has been inducted into the National Remodeling Hall of Fame for his contributions to the remodeling industry. Criner was recognized at the NAHB Remodelers All-Stars Celebration during the NAHB International Builders’ Show (IBS) in January 2020 in Las Vegas. Nearly 65,000 building professionals attended IBS this year.

“Robert Criner has been an NAHB and NAHBR member for 39 years. He has been instrumental in government regulations that affect remodelers and has represented the industry numerous times in front of the EPA, DOJ, SBA and OMB. It is an honor to induct Robert into the National Remodeling Hall of Fame for his irreplaceable contributions to our industry.”

NAHB Remodelers Hall of Fame Award
In 2012, Criner was named the NAHB Remodeler of the Year. He was the nation’s first recipient of the NAHB Certified Graduate Remodeler (CGR) designation in 1989 and NAHB Graduate Master Remodeler (GMR) designation in 2008. He also earned the CGB, GMB, CGP, and CAPS designations from NAHB. Criner has served the Peninsula Remodelers Council as a member of the board of directors. An active member of the Peninsula community, Criner has volunteered and held leadership positions with American Red Cross Hampton Roads, York County Board of Zoning Appeals, York County Board of building Appeals, York County Planning Commission, Peninsula Habitat for Humanity Advisory Board and New Horizons Educational Foundation. Robert’s contributions in the Newport News, Hampton, and Yorktown area have been immeasurable.

ABOUT NAHB REMODELERS: NAHB Remodelers is America’s home for professional remodelers, representing nearly 50,000 members of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) who are involved in the remodeling industry. Founded in 1982, the organization provides information, education and designation programs to improve the business and construction expertise of its members and to enhance the professional image of the industry. Its membership incorporates nearly 100 local councils in nearly every state.

ABOUT NAHB: The National Association of Home Builders is a Washington-based trade association representing more than 140,000 members involved in home building, remodeling, multifamily construction, property management, subcontracting, design, housing finance, building product manufacturing and other aspects of residential and light commercial construction. NAHB is affiliated with 700 state and local home builders associations around the country. NAHB’s builder members will construct about 80 percent of the new housing units projected for this year.