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  • NAED Education and Research Foundation Announces EPEC Course Updates to Include 2005 NEC


  • Advance Establishes 'Beyond Illumination' Scholarships Through IALD

    What better way to celebrate an anniversary than to drive the future of the community that supports you, giving a nod to the spirit in which you were founded? With this idea in mind,

  • Mary Rushton-Beales on the Importance of Education

    An interview with Mary Rushton-Beales, Director of Education for the IALD, and Principal of the Hunslow, England-based firm, the Lighting Design House, on the importance of lighting design education.

  • Howard Brandston on the Importance of Education

    An interview with Howard Brandston, principal of the New York City-based Brandston Partnership, on the importance of lighting design education.

  • New NEAD Educational Program Manager

    The Education Foundation of the National Association of Electrical Distributors (NAED) recently appointed Jim Lombardo as educational program manager. Lombardo will be responsible for overseeing the Foundation?s wide range of industry-specific training resources. He can be reached via e-mail at...

  • Recycling Mercury

    An educational CD promoting the recycling of mercury-containing lamps is now available through the Association of Lighting and Mercury Recyclers (ALMR), the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) and the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA). The CD is a result of the Lamp...

  • LCA Launches Education Express


  • Notebook

    High school vo-tech programs in decline; fiber-cement roofing woes; photovoltaic glazing; faulty hvac system proves deadly; more

  • Q&A: Granite Tile Countertops

    Q: We are planning to use 1-foot-square granite tiles in a kitchen counter application because it is more affordable than granite slabs. Can I install the granite right over plywood, or do you recommend Durock as an underlayment? What type of grout would work best? How wide a space should we leave...

  • Q&A: Preventing Grout Stains on Kitchen Counters

    Q: I often hear clients complain that they like the look of their tile kitchen counters, but that it’s too hard to keep the grout lines clean. Is there any kind of grout that resists staining, or a sealer that works?