Russell Glickman

Russell Glickman Earns the Designation of Universal Design Certified Professional from NARI



North Potomac, Maryland, June 18, 2015 — Russell Glickman from Glickman Design Build in North Potomac, Maryland recently earned the designation of Universal Design Certified Professional (UDCP) from the National Association of the Remodeling Industry, (NARI).

A Universal Design Certified Professional (UDCP) designation proves the remodeling contractor’s superior knowledge, technical comprehension and skill in principles attractive not only to those who wish to age-in-place but also families with special needs and families that are forward thinking. A UDCP proves knowledge in the seven principles of Universal Design, how to interview clients with an understanding and consideration of their special needs, and finally the how-to of building these projects.

NARl’s UDCP program measures skill and expertise valued not only by other professional remodelers, but by consumers as well. Highly respected by those who have achieved the designation, the UDCP program identifies professional remodelers who have undergone comprehensive review and testing in areas of universal design/remodeling. In addition, they must also adhere to NARl’s strict Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics.

NARI is a professional association whose members voluntarily subscribe to a strict code of ethics. Consumers may wish to search to find a qualified professional who is a member of NARI.


Russ Glickman has more than 33 years of experience in home design and home remodeling. Russ Glickman and Glickman Design build have received 80+ endorsements and have been featured in articles by Washingtonian Magazine, Washington Post, Better Homes and Gardens, Washington Business Journal, Luxury Homes Magazine and others. Mr. Glickman has also received 40+ national and local awards recognizing his achievements in the home design and home remodeling industries. He has been named “National Remodeler of the Year” by the National Association of the Remodeling Industry, and Luxury Homes Magazine said, “Glickman is the Wizard of Inner Space.” Glickman Design Build recently won the 2015 Chrysalis National Award for Residential Universal Design.

In addition to home design and remodeling, Russ Glickman is called upon regularly by some of the most prestigious law firms in the area to assist attorneys and their client’s in litigation involving personal injury cases. He serves as an expert witness for wheelchair accessible home assessments, modifications, conversions, and home redesigns. He also prepares detailed cost reports, assists with case reviews and depositions, and provides courtroom testimony for attorney’s clients.

About NARI: The National Association of the Remodeling Industry {NARI} is the only trade association dedicated solely to the remodeling industry. The Association, which represents member companies nationwide comprised of 63,000 remodeling contractors- is “The Voice of the Remodeling industry.“> To learn more about membership, visit or contact national headquarters, based in Des Plaines, III., at (847) 298-9200.