Continuing Education Resources
Dunn Lumber is committed to providing advanced training opportunities and necessary certifications for those in our industry.
From the latest tools and construction techniques, to federally mandated certifications, we are there to support you. Below are a few of the offerings that we make available during the calendar year. You will also find links to some very valuable online resources.
New technologies continue to create revolutionary products in the construction industry, often requiring specialized installation tools and techniques: new building materials create an even greater urgency for education. We can no longer rely on tradition for training. The shortage of serious hands-on educational programs erodes the reputation of our industry. The Katz Roadshow, a unique strategic partnership of leading manufacturers and installation specialists, provides hands-on training clinics for professionals at lumberyards across America.
Since 1995, the JLC LIVE Residential Construction Show has brought editorial content to life from The Journal of Light Construction magazine on an exhibit hall floor. From the first show in Cambridge, Massachusetts, JLC LIVE has become a must-attend regional event for residential construction professionals. The unique combination of hands-on education in conjunction with manufacturer exhibits is what differentiates JLC LIVE from any other trade show in the industry. In addition to all the education found in the exhibit hall JLC LIVE also offers a top-notch educational conference program.
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Gary Katz is a licensed general contractor based in California. For more than 30 years, he has specialized in finish carpentry working on a wide range of projects -- from tract housing to expansive custom homes; from office tenant improvement to schools and hospitals. During that time Gary has trained many carpenters on everything from basic techniques to advanced design and joinery. Gary is a popular presenter at national trade shows and lumber yards where he demonstrates finish carpentry techniques, and leads carpentry seminars and hands-on workshops.
THISisCarpentry (TiC) is a dynamic, interactive journal written BY carpenters, FOR carpenters. TiC offers detailed, well-illustrated articles about construction techniques, new tools of the trade, improving carpentry skills, and much more. Our goal is to create a community magazine, a place where craftsmen can contribute to their field and support other carpenters, builders, and contractors. We promote active dialogue by making it easy for readers to post comments about articles, and for authors to respond to comments.
THE JOURNAL OF LIGHT CONSTRUCTION is the only 100% paid subscription magazine read by remodeling and building pros nationwide. Subscribers specify and guide product selection and they turn to JLC for its expert advice, product and tool reviews and more. Delivering high-quality content from practical, how-to information to hard-hitting business and technology advice, JLC reaches more than 60,000 dedicated construction professionals every month.
Professional Remodeler provides proven business solutions and award-winning editorial to more than 63,000 remodelers every month. We relaunched in September, under the ownership of SGC Horizon. Along with that new ownership comes a rededicated focus on investing in quality. Here are just a few of the things you’ll see from Professional Remodeler:
- A better-looking Professional Remodeler, presented in a larger format and printed on higher quality paper
- A commitment to a minimum of 68 pages. That means more pages to deliver the award-winning editorial you’ve come to expect from Professional Remodeler.
- A completely redesigned HousingZone.com that’s easier to use, but still retains more than a decade’s worth of editorial archives for Professional Remodeler, Professional Builder and Custom Builder.
Fine Homebuilding is the largest and most trusted residential construction magazine around. Every issue has the information you need to build better, all written by the “guys who swing the hammers.” In Fine Homebuilding, these experienced pros show you what they’ve learned. You’ll:
- Discover the best construction techniques
- Keep up with the latest in tools and materials
- Pick up ingenious tips and tricks to speed up your work
- Explore a wide variety of new and inspiring design ideas
- Find new ways to improve energy efficiency
- Expand your understanding of what’s possible and how to get it done
Mark LaLiberte is recognized as one of today’s leading experts in building science. Using a “whole house systems approach,” he provides builders, architects, manufacturers and consumers with the tools they need to build healthier, more energy efficient, more durable and more affordable homes.
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Protect your building projects. DuPont Weatherization Systems help protect your homes and buildings against water, moisture and air infiltration. It’s a simple solution to potentially serious problems.
Free jobsite training and field support is available. To schedule an appointment e-mail our specialists at email@example.com.
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