Posted on February 14, 2017 by Mike Means

Editor's note: Tony Foust was named Graduate Master Builder of the Year at the 2017 International Builders Show:

By Dyrinda Tyson
Copyright © 2017, The Oklahoma Publishing Company

Tony FoustNORMAN — Homebuilder Tony Foust's genius may not be immediately apparent to the naked eye — it lingers behind walls, disguises itself in wide hallways and hides in plain sight in tile underfoot.

“It's stuff nobody cares about until they get their electric bill. They see the efficiencies, and the air is cleaner,” Foust said. “That's where these things come in. It's the little things.”

Faust, 49, has spent his two decades in homebuilding concentrating on the little things. Along the way, he put in the time and study to stretch his abilities and offer even more to his customers.

He's earned the National Association of Home Builders' certifications in green building and aging-in-place and qualified to be a Certified Graduate Builder. He now teaches those classes himself nationally.

“It's like anything else,” he said. “If it's worth doing, it's worth doing well.”

Colleagues recently honored his dedication to craft and detail recently during the annual International Builders' Show in Orlando, Florida, naming Foust a Graduate Master Builder, one of its ... read the article at




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