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National Remodeling Hall of Fame Welcomes Two New Inductees


NAHB Remodelers recently inducted Mike Nagel, a remodeler from Chicago, and Bob Peterson, CAPS, CGP, CGR, GMR, a remodeler from Fort Collins, Colo., into the National Remodeling Hall of Fame for their contributions to the remodeling industry.

“It is an honor to induct both of these men into the National Remodeling Hall of Fame for their significant contributions to our industry,” said NAHB Remodelers Chair Tom Ashley, CAPS, CGR, CGP. “Throughout their careers, each has had a profound impact on furthering the remodeling industry on a variety of levels.”

Mike Nagel

Nagel has served in a variety of roles during his 40-plus year career. He was twice the chair of the remodelers council at the Home Builders Association of Greater Chicago, a past chair of NAHB Remodelers, and a past president of the Home Builders Association of Illinois. Along with serving on all of the NAHB Remodelers subcommittees at some point, Nagel has also served as an NAHB State Rep and a National Area Chairman (NAC), an NAHB Life Director, and on many other NAHB committees. Notably, Nagel has attended all but two International Builders’ Shows since 1973.

Nagel has received numerous accolades for his contributions to the industry. He was named the NAHB Remodeler of the Year in 2004, inducted into Remodeling Magazine’s Big 50 Hall of Fame, and received the Distinguished Service Award from NAHB Remodelers in 2018, in addition to many other design awards over the years.

Bob Peterson

Peterson also has received numerous honors throughout his career spanning more than three decades. He was NAHB’s Remodeler of the Year in 2007, the Colorado Remodeler of the Year in 2002, and Northern Colorado Home Builders Association Remodeler of the Year in 1997, as well as the recipient for many other local and state design awards.

Peterson served as the NAHB Remodelers Chair in 2011, was a State Representative from 2007-2008 and 2013-2014, has been an NAHB National Director since 2012, and served on many other committees over the years. Peterson twice served as the president at the Colorado Association of Home Builders and Northern Colorado Home Builders Association. He is also certified to teach seven NAHB designation courses nationwide.

As the newest inductees into the National Remodeling Hall of Fame, Nagel and Peterson were recognized during the 2021 NAHB Remodelers Winter Board of Trustees meeting.

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