American Design and Build, LTD Named Winner in BBB® of Greater Maryland’s 2021 Torch Awards for Ethics


American Design and Build, LTD, a Bel Air-based company specializing in exterior home remodeling, was recently named a winner for Better Business Bureau® of Greater Maryland’s 2021 Torch Awards for Ethics. This award recognizes businesses with outstanding ethical character, culture, customer service and community outreach. Awards were presented at BBB’s Signature Event celebrating another year of building trust in the Greater Maryland marketplace.

“Since American Design and Build’s founding in 1993, we have made it our mission to bring feelings of trust and integrity to the home improvement industry. We are honored to receive this prestigious recognition, both in 2001 and now again in 2021, as it shows we are still achieving what we initially set out to do,” said Joseph A. Tunney, Chief Executive Officer of American Design and Build.

Qualified Remodeler named American Design and Build among their Top 500 for 2021 list. They specialize in exterior remodeling including roofing, siding, windows, doors and solar power systems, and are committed to delivering unsurpassed quality of products, workmanship and customer service.

“American Design and Build was founded with the goal to set a new standard for ethical home improvement businesses. After nearly three decades in business, and a 2001 Torch Awards for Ethics win, American Design and Build illustrates that trust and integrity make for a thriving business,” said Angie Barnett, president and CEO of BBB of Greater Maryland.

The Torch Awards for Ethics are BBB’s most prestigious recognition, celebrating businesses that embody its mission to build an honest, fair, and equitable marketplace for all. Entries must illustrate how the business exceeds BBB’s standards for ethics in its character, culture, customer service and community engagement. Winners and finalists were selected by a panel of judges including past winners and BBB board members.

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