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More stories about Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

  • Hermitage Lighting Gallery's Fleischer Dies

    On Nov. 22, 2007, Gerald "Jerry" Fleischer, CLC, of Hermitage Lighting Gallery in Nashville, Tenn., passed away at the age of 79. Funeral services were held Nov. 25. Fleischer purchased lighting showroom Hermitage Lighting Gallery in 1965 and served as its president until 1996, when his son took...

  • Universal Lighting Makes Acquisition

    Nashville, Tenn.-based Universal Lighting Technologies has agreed to acquire lighting device manufacturer Matsushita Electric Works, which operates under the global brand name Panasonic. Universal plans to maintain its company name, management team, and full product line.

  • Schermerhorn Symphony Center

    Mention Nashville, Tennessee and you're more apt to think of country music and the Grand Ole Opry, rather than classical music and symphony halls. But, with the debut of the Schermerhorn Symphony Center in September 2006, that has changed.

  • Universal launches new HID section

    Nashville-based lighting ballast and control manufacturer

  • Q&A: Venting Bath Fan Into Soffit Not a Good Idea

    Q. It has become common practice in new construction around Nashville to vent bathroom fans into a nearby soffit. One problem is that the vent often gets covered with vinyl or metal soffit because the siding crew doesn't want to cut a hole in the finished

  • Letters

    Water heater abuse, architectural abbreviations, collapsed glazing, bid language, artesian well valve, asphalt shingle quality

  • By Design: Designing Overhangs with the Sun in Mind

    Roof overhangs for light and shade

  • Making EIFS Watertight

    An EIFS installation is only as strong as its weakest details. A veteran EIFS troubleshooter tells how to keep the water out at penetrations.

  • Tools of the Home Inspector

    Whether you’re a home inspector or a remodeler, these specialty tools can help you diagnose problems hidden behind walls and under floors.

  • Stripping Exterior Paint

    A restoration expert explains the pros and cons of mechanical, chemical, and heat paint removal and how to test and bid a job.