D-50 building trades houses still on market

Sep 2, 2009 Full story: Northwest Herald

HARVARD – The housing market crash has not only hit developers hard, but also high school building trades programs.

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Jack Speer

United States

#1 Sep 9, 2009
New construction education is not in demand and will not be anytime soon.Repair and maintence of existing homes will continue to grow as new homes age. A new focus could be retrofit existing homes
for energy efficiency ie. replacement windows, energy audits, insulation and learning repair methods, which is nothing more than survival skills especially in a slow economy. This would mean basic shop classes such as wood, and electric shop but updated for conservation design.
Growth areas even include native landscaping.

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