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    Cited for failing to minimize lead dust during home renovation activities, the companies now face more than $274,000 in civil penalties.

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    Students are taught ceiling spray/backroll methods using air assisted airless spray technology, HVLP rated guns, and 18" roller gear.

  • Fall Protection Training Videos Available for Builders and Remodelers

    Online materials and DVDs can help construction contractors meet their obligation to prevent the industry's leading cause of injury and deaths on jobsites.

  • Heavy Equipment Simulators

    Until about five years ago, the only way to practice operating an excavator or bulldozer was to climb aboard and start moving dirt, ideally in an area without too many buried power lines and gas mains.

  • Pros Benefit from Building Science Discussion Group

    Tips for creating a community for learning, networking, and sharing with construction peers.

  • Wichita, Kansas

    Known for its aircraft manufacturing, this Midwestern city has expanded while the rest of the economy has stalled.

  • Lead-Safe Video

    If you sat through the eight-hour RRP training course and still can't figure out how to follow the law without going bankrupt, you're not alone.

  • My Piano Teacher's Advice Helps Me Run My Remodeling Business

    Not only do I lack any particular talent for playing the piano, but I didn’t even start taking lessons until early middle age — far too late to develop the neural pathways I’d need to play well.

  • JLC Report

    Uncertainty abounds as lead-safe remodeling deadline nears; Haiti says no thanks to formaldehyde trailers; U.S. glassmakers lose out to Chinese company; more

  • The Skylight Series

    Velux promotes daylighting through a number of sponsored studios