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    ROCKY HILL—Developers have already laid claim to more than a third of Connecticut’s $6.9 million in 2008 low-income housing tax credits (LIHTCs), even though applications aren’t due until the end of February.

  • Amerlux Staff Announcements

    Amerlux Lighting Solutions has appointed two new regional vice presidents. Dave Silverman is the central regional vice president responsible for 15 states in the U.S. Midwest and through Eastern Canada. Rob Limroth is northeast regional vice president responsible for Eastern Pennsylvania, Northern...

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  • Manufacturer Promotions and Appointments

    Electrical systems manufacturer Legrand North America, based in West Hartford, Connecticut, has promoted John Hoffman to executive vice president of sales and market development for its Electrical Wiring Systems division.Riverside, New Jersey-based Sea Gull Lighting Products has named...

  • A Masonry Chimney in Six Hours

    No one likes waiting for the mason, but manufactured zero-clearance fireplaces aren't the only alternative. A Connecticut manufacturer describes his innovative precast chimney system

  • Q&A:Various Extractive Bleeding on Cedar Siding

    Q. I recently installed 20,000 square feet of 1/2x4-inch cedar siding, rough side out, on a project in Connecticut. The exterior wall construction was 6-inch metal steel studs sheathed with 5/8-inch exterior plywood and covered with building wrap. Inside,

  • Letters

    Clear spans with steel joists; AIA contract draws fire; English on the job site; more

  • Skim-Coat Plaster

    A thin coat of plaster over gypsum blueboard provides the hard, durable, hand-troweled finish of traditional plaster at a reasonable cost. A Connecticut plasterer and finish carpenter describes the proper tools, materials, and techniques.

  • JLC Online

    Using PT plywood as subflooring, dust-free drywall finish-ing, quick drywall takeoff