SOURCE: BSH Home Appliances

Bosch and Siemens Home Appliances Group

January 12, 2011 09:03 ET

BSH Builder Sales Team Earn NAHB-Certified Green Professional Status

As Certified Green Building Professionals, BSH Sales Force Offers Industry-Focused Support to Builders

HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA--(Marketwire - January 12, 2011) - In keeping with the latest green building trends, BSH Home Appliances, manufacturer of Bosch, Thermador and Gaggenau, announced the certification of its entire builder sales team as National Association of Home Builders' (NAHB) Green Building Professionals. The designation recognizes the BSH Builder Sales Team for their understanding of green building principles and ability to offer builders an enhanced level of support in developing residential projects that meet NAHB National Green Building standards.

The BSH builder sales team includes Thomas Linton, Joey Vazquez, Ric Coggins, Rick Runge, Bruce Ellenson, Dan Collins and John McDonough.

As Green Building Professionals, the sales managers will offer builder insights and recommendations to maximize the efficiency of their residential projects and achieve National Green Building Certification -- without driving up the cost of construction. National Green Building Certification delivers the assurance that projects meet NAHB Model Green Home Building Guidelines, and truly are green.

"Our involvement with the builder community represents one of BSH's most important and valued relationships," said Zach Elkin, director, Builders, Contractors and Designers Group, BSH Home Appliances. "We're dedicated to providing the community new ways to build efficiently and distinguish their next projects. As Green Building Professionals, the BSH sales team, consisting of the Bosch, Thermador, and Gaggenau teams, is a valuable builder resource with an in-depth understanding of sustainable residential building."

Earning the Green Building Professional designation requires the completion of NAHB University of Housing courses that provide a solid background of green building methods. In addition, continuing education courses are required to maintain the designation.

About BSH Home Appliances Corporation
BSH Home Appliances Corporation manufactures and markets small and major home appliances that are known across throughout North America for their high-quality and superior innovation. BSH sells its Bosch, Thermador and Gaggenau branded products throughout North America, through distributors, independent appliance dealers, national and regional retailers, builders and large buying groups. BSH Home Appliances Corporation is a wholly-owned subsidiary of BSH Bosch und Siemens Hausgeräte GmbH, headquartered in Munich, Germany, the world's third-largest home appliance manufacturer. Manufacturing facilities are located in New Bern, North Carolina, and La Follette, Tennessee. 

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