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  • The Light Bulb: A Remembrance of Things Past

    Today, as many governments worldwide begin to enact legislation that will phase out incandescent lamps, the Pace Gallery is paying homage to the iconic, endangered form with a show that celebrates the light bulb's role as an artistic muse. "Burning, Bright: A Short History of the Light Bulb," is a...

  • Congress Tackles Efficiency

    As important energy efficiency bills await Congress' vote, what should the lighting industry expect—and lobby for?

  • Congress Tackles Flood Insurance Reform Agains

  • JLC Report

    Sprinkler foes buoyed by Pennsylvania victory; federal court rejects challenge to revised OSHA fall-protection rules; more

  • JLC Report

    Big builders push for energy-efficiency initiative; remodeling shows signs of rebound; San Francisco battles sewer sludge; more

  • Florida Senate Advances Property Insurance Rewrite

  • JLC Report

    OSHA moves to limit alternative fall protection; Senate votes to repeal much-criticized tax provision; Californians snap up smog-eating tile roofs; more

  • The Financing Puzzle

    After a depressing 2009, the affordable housing industry needed some cheering up. And several encouraging trends did emerge this year.

  • Outlook Uncertain for Tax Bill

    Congress appeared headed for adjournment for the November elections without taking final action on a tax extender bill that includes a number of critical housing-related provisions, including funding for the national affordable housing trust fund and a re

  • Vacant Offices Become Housing

    FITCHBURG, MASS.— An old five-story office building has been renovated into 31 apartments, including eight affordable units, with the help of historic and New Markets Tax Credits (NMTCs).