As the voice of the remodeling industry, NARI has an inclusive, encompassing purpose: to establish and maintain a firm commitment to developing and sustaining programs that expand and unite the remodeling industry; to ensure the industry's growth and security; to encourage ethical conduct, sound business practices and professionalism in the remodeling industry; and to present NARI as the recognized authority in the remodeling industry. Members of NARI are full service contractors, design-build firms, manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, subcontractors, lenders, and other related professionals who work in the remodeling field. NARI is committed to educating both trade professionals and remodeling-ready homeowners. NARI does this by reaching out to a diverse audience in a variety of formats including education, training, publications, and programs. For the last decade, NARI's Certification Program has been providing the remodeling industry with a formalized standard of expertise, knowledge, and ethical conduct among professional remodelers. The NARI Certification Program offers a measure of skill and expertise valued not only by other remodelers, but also by consumers. Prized by those who have achieved the designation, certification programs identify remodelers who have undergone a detailed review and testing in areas of business management, ethical conduct, and technical skills.