Atlanta, GA, May 21, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- Anthony F. “Tony” Pourhassan, Principal of Highlight Homes, LLC in Atlanta is proud to announce that he has earned certification as an Associate Kitchen and Bath Designer (AKBD) from the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA), the leading trade association for the kitchen and bath industry.
The premiere hallmark for kitchen and bath professionals, NKBA Certification is based on written examinations and industry experience. NKBA certified designers must also meet mandatory continuing education requirements annually. The AKBD certification recognizes achievement in the competencies necessary for both kitchen and bathroom design. The proficiencies required for the AKBD enhance an individual’s kitchen and bath career whether they are in industry sales, design, or manufacturing.
To earn AKBD certification, the professional must document a minimum of two years of industry experience, successfully complete 30 NKBA Education hours, submit two professional affidavits, and pass the written AKBD academic exam.
This combination of experience and education ensures that Tony Pourhassan, AKBD, is a trained, qualified professional in the kitchen and bath industry. Honored to be a member of the NKBA, Tony’s Atlanta-based design-build firm specializes in luxury kitchen and bath renovations, as well as room additions, whole home restorations, basement finishing, window & door replacements, decks & patios, landscaping & water features, roofing, design & architectural services, custom home construction, and more. For additional information about Mr. Pourhassan and Highlight Homes, please visit their website at www.highlighthomesga.com.
Consumers are invited to contact Highlight Homes’ Tony Pourhassan, AKBD, at 678.873.9234 to discuss the design and construction of their dream kitchen or bath. Members of the media are also encouraged to contact Mr. Pourhassan, for information on design projects and features stories, as well as expert quotes and advice.
About the National Kitchen & Bath Association
The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) is a non-profit trade association that has educated and led the kitchen and bath industry since 1963. With nearly 40,000 members and growing, the NKBA owns the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS). The mission of the NKBA is to enhance member success and excellence, promote professionalism and ethical business practices and provide leadership and direction for the kitchen and bath industry. For more information, visit www.nkba.org.