NARI (National Association of the Remodeling Industry) Universal Design Certified Professional program measures skill and expertise not only valued by other professionals, by consumers as well. Highly respected by those who have achieved the designation, the UDCP program identifies professional remodelers who have undergone comprehensive review and testing in areas of universal design and remodeling.
In addition, they must also adhere to NARI’s strict Standard of Practice and Code of Ethics. The NARI certification program assess the knowledge and skills of the Universal Design Remodeler in the seven principles of universal design client needs assessment, construction process required to support installation of related components, and the trades associated with universal remodeling.
Seven Principles of Universal Design
- Equitable Use
- Flexibility in Use
- Simple and Intuitive Use
- Perceptible Information
- Tolerance for Error
- Low Physical effort
- Size and space for Approach and Use