CAMBRIDGE, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ — Paul Morse, GCP, CR, CAPS is the first builder/remodeler in the northeast, and the third in the nation, to receive the National Association of Remodeling Industries (NARI) Green Certified Professional designation. Morse receives this certification after one and a half years of study with NARI, facilitating their Green Remodeling study group, and practicing sustainable building for over 3 decades. NARI has established the Green Certified Professional (GCP) designation to promote the highest standards of green remodeling through credentialing of remodeling professionals.

In order to attain the GCP certification the remodeler must have been a full time remodeler for at least 5 years, have conducted remodeling projects using green principles, practices, or products for at least 3 years, have continuing education in sustainable renovation, and pass a comprehensive examination.

Paul Morse is an owner and president of Morse Constructions, Inc., a design/build renovation firm with offices in Somerville, Massachusetts. Paul has been implementing sustainable building practices since 1973. Recently green building has become more popular and homeowners and those purchasing homes are looking for contractors, architects, and engineers who are knowledgeable in the many facets of sustainable building.

“Sustainable renovations are more complicated than building a new green home,” says Morse. “Our company is committed to incorporating green building practices in to all of our projects to promote healthy, energy efficient homes which have the least impact on the environment.”

Morse Constructions, Inc. has over 34 years of experience in the renovation industry. Special areas of focus include: sustainable design and building, historic restoration and whole house renovations, seamless additions, kitchens and baths, aging in place, and maximizing use of available space in smaller homes.