USGBC's Mission

To transform the way buildings and communities are designed, built and operated, enabling an environmentally and socially responsible, healthy, and prosperous environment that improves the quality of life.

EPA Lead-Safe Certification Program

Did you know?

By April 22nd, 2010, federal law requires that:

  • – Renovation firms be certified
  • – Individuals be trained in lead-safe work practices
  • – Training providers be accredited by the EPA

Find out more about the EPA's Lead-Safe Certified Program required by the EPA's Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule.

What does NARI Membership mean to homeowners?

The goal of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) is to help homeowners find the right professional partner to do their remodeling. Whether it is updating a kitchen to make it more efficient, turning an ordinary bathroom into a haven of rest and relaxation, or adding a room to meet the needs of a growing family, NARI wants each homeowner to get the maximum value or enjoyment for the dollars they invest in their remodeling. Homeowners can be assured that any time they hire a NARI member, they are hiring an individual who has made a strong commitment to the professionalism of the remodeling industry and to his or her business.

ORA's Code of Ethics:

Each member of the Oregon Remodelers Association (ORA) is pledged to observe high standards of honesty, integrity and responsibility in the conduct of business:

  • By promoting in good faith only those products and services which are known to be functionally and economically sound, and which are known to be consistent with objective standards of health and safety.
  • By making all advertising and sales promotion factually accurate, avoiding those practices which tend to mislead or deceive the customer.
  • By writing all contract and warranties such that they comply with federal, state and local laws.
  • By promptly acknowledging and taking appropriate action on all customer complaints.
  • By refraining from any act intended to restrain trade or suppress competition.
  • By attaining and retaining insurance as required by federal, state, and local authorities.
  • By attaining and retaining licensing and/or registration as required by federal, state and local authorities.
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