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A life in concrete

HOUSTON - Yes, that is a strange title, but Larry Elstad’s life has been in concrete. He’s been in the trade for 73 years now, starting when he was 7 years old....

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A will, a way and a wife

HOUSTON - Will Helton comes from a construction family. They all pooled their talents and built their own house together....

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Hanging with Chris

HOUSTON - Chris Johnson is the type of guy you would like to hang around with, especially if it involves him hanging your wallpaper. That’s what he does exclusively. Johnson runs Chris Johnson Wallpaper Hanging....

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Fred’s pal Joey

HOUSTON - Not only are Fred and Joey Guerrero father and son, they are business partners and friends as well. Joey says of his father, “He is my best friend and the master mason in the family.”...

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The glass that binds

HOUSTON - Robert Ramirez laughs when some people react to his being in business with his brother Roy for 41 years now. “People always ask us how we hold things together because we do get into arguments every now and then.”...

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All in for 20 years

HOUSTON - Ever since Kevin Jones could crawl on floors, he’s been in the flooring industry. That’s because Jones’ father was one of the original founders of Evans and Black Carpet Mills (now a large division of Shaw). Although Jones didn’t plan on a flooring career, he left the family business in 1994 to work in flooring sales....

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Focus - Economic benefits of green

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Throneberry leads the sales and marketing efforts for DMI Technologies. He began his career in the early ’90s with a regional telecommunications company and has spent the last 20 years in various leadership roles for Telecom and Software companies....

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Focus - Designing responsibly with green in mind

SAN ANTONIO - Robyn Popa, AIA, LEED AP,is a Partner at Pfluger Architects’ San Antonio office. Her experience includes master planning, facility assessment, programming, design, production and construction administration. She is currently President of the Association for Learning Environments’ South Texas chapter....

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Focus - Green building in the United States of America is a victim of its own success

SAN ANTONIO - Flash back to 1894: refrigeration systems dedicated primarily to producing large blocks of ice, have begun to revolutionize the way that industrial processes function and have opened incredible new ways to preserve and transport food. Engineers decide that a committee should be formed to standardize and regulate these systems and the American Society of Heating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHAE) was founded....

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OSHA - Personal protective equipment

AUSTIN - Personal protective equipment, or PPE, is designed to protect workers from serious workplace injuries or illnesses resulting from contact with chemical, radiological, physical, electrical, mechanical, or other workplace hazards. Besides face shields, safety glasses, hard hats, and safety shoes, protective equipment includes a variety of devices and garments such as goggles, coveralls, gloves, vests, earplugs, and respirators....

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