07 July 2008

Ed Herrington, Inc. Employee Receives Certified Building Materials Specialist Designation

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Employee of Ed Herrington, Inc. Receives Certified Building Materials Specialist Designation


(From left to right) Gerry Michney Estimating Manager, Brian Pedersen Estimator and Ed Herrington President CEO.


(Rensselaer, NY) - Brian Pedersen, an employee at Ed Herrington, Inc.'s Lakeville, CT location recently attained the Certified Building Materials Specialist (CBMS) designation.  The CBMS program is administered by the Northeastern Retail Lumber Association's (NRLA) Lumber and Building Material Dealers Foundation (LBMDF).  It is the country's only comprehensive accreditation program for the retail lumber and building materials industry.  Graduates of the program are required to demonstrate their proficiency in numerous areas, including sales and customer service, product knowledge, materials estimating, aspects of residential construction and knowledge of current industry topics such as green building practices. 


'Brian assists our builder and architect customers with designs for roof and floor systems.  Our customers also rely on Brian and our estimating team to produce building material take-offs from blueprints.  His achievement in obtaining the CBMS designation is a 'win-win' for our company, and for our customers.  We admire his commitment to broadening his already extensive knowledge of building materials and estimating." said Ed Herrington, president of the company.


"Brian's accomplishments speak volumes about his and Ed Herrington, Inc.'s commitment to education and providing the very highest level of service to their customer base," said Rita Ferris, president of the NRLA.  "He has successfully completed a very rigorous, peer-reviewed program of study."



About Ed Herrington, Inc.

Ed Herrington, Inc. was established in Hillsdale, NY in 1906. Long a leader in providing exceptional lumber, millwork, and building supplies, today the family owned and operated company has five locations in Hillsdale, Hudson, Chatham and Millerton NY, and in Lakeville, CT.

For more information call 800-453-1311 (NY).