- Kitchen and Bath Industry: The Plumbing System
- Venting the Kitchen and Bath
- Kitchen and Bath Industry: The Electrical System
David Newton, CMKBD is a veteran of the kitchen and bath industry.
As a Master Certified Kitchen and Bath Designer (CMKBD), David’s experience includes cabinet building, project installation, kitchen design, layout, and sales.
David was the first kitchen and bath trainer nationwide to introduce computer generated multi-media instructional programs.
David’s presentations are packed with uncluttered instruction, knowledge of the industry, and a “voice of experience.”
The grasp of his profession and teaching skills make him a valuable member of this industry.
Humor balanced with knowledge.
David is noted for his mix of humor, knowledge, and instruction. After one of David’s programs, an attendee’s evaluation noted,
“It was great to attend a 3-day training program and never hear an offensive word.”
David H. Newton, CMKBD, introduction to the kitchen and bath industry came in 1970, managing a building products distributor.
In 1986, he became the director of training for the National Kitchen and Bath Association, teaching the three-day Kitchen Specialist Training School and creating the Bath Design course.
David is one of the first trainers in the kitchen and bath industry to incorporate PowerPoint-style presentations and also introduced Kitchen and Bath CAD training into his design courses.
David developed or co-developed ten of the programs presented by NKBA, as well as six of the new NKBA web-based seminars.
The “Kitchen and Bath Business Exam Tips” column, written by David, appears regularly in Profiles Magazine, the NKBA’s quarterly publication.
Books by David H. Newton, CMKBD