WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 5, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — The National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) named 160 Regional CotY (Contractor of the Year)TM winners from the 2015 competition, with 33 team members. Regional CotY Winners now advance as finalists at the national level.
Contractors from seven regions around the country compete for CotY Awards each year. Regional winners will be honored and National winners will be announced at NARI’s Evening of ExcellenceSM reception on Friday, April 17 at the Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty Six in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. The winner reveal will also be available via Webcast at 5:30 pm ET on April 17 at and will be archived for viewing for 30 days.
All projects in the CotY awards program are an improvement or an addition to an existing structure, with the exception of one category, “Residential Exterior Specialty.” Otherwise, new construction projects were not eligible.
The CotY Awards program also recognizes projects with universal design and green elements through the Universal Design Project Recognition Program and Green Project Recognition Program.
To be considered for a CotY Award, a company must be a NARI member in good standing. Competing projects were completed between July 1, 2012, and November 30, 2014, and were not submitted in previous NARI National contests.
The entries of this year’s competition totaled over $85.5 million worth of remodeling projects.
The full list of 2015 Regional CotY Award Winners is available on NARI’s website.
NARI is a professional association whose members voluntarily subscribe to a strict code of ethics. NARI members outpace the industry norm in sales, production and employees, when compared to professionals represented in the Home Improvement Research Institute’s (HIRI) 2014 Remodeling Professional Study.
The ongoing success of the National Association of Remodeling Industry is rooted in a strong foundation of corporate support. This year, this support was led by Fiat Chrysler Automobile Group LLC, Home Depot and Pella Windows and Doors.
Consumers may wish to search the NARI website to find a qualified professional who is a member of NARI or call NARI National at 847-298-9200 and request a free copy of NARI’s brochure “How to Select a Remodeling Professional.”
The National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) is the source for homeowners seeking to hire a professional remodeling contractor. Members are full-time, dedicated, remodeling industry professionals who follow a strict code of ethics with high standards of honesty, integrity and responsibility. For more information, contact NARI at 847-298-9200 or visit the NARI website