Rob Heselbarth is the editorial director of Qualified Remodeler magazine. As editorial director, he shares design trends, product information and best business practices with more than 80,000 housing industry professionals. Heselbarth began his career as a newspaper reporter, but has spent most of his time engaging with construction professionals through trade magazines and related online properties. Heselbarth has covered both residential and commercial design and construction since 1991. He is a frequent speaker at events in the remodeling, construction and residential design industries across North America. Heselbarth has served many markets throughout his career including: residential remodeling; custom home design and construction; residential and commercial plumbing, contracting and design; and commercial and residential heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration.