Rob Heselbarth is the editorial director for Qualified Remodeler magazine. 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 regular speaker at remodeling, construction and residential design industry events across North America. Markets Heselbarth has served throughout his career include: commercial and residential heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration; residential and commercial plumbing, contracting and design; custom home design and construction; and residential remodeling. As editorial director, he shares design trends, product information and best business practices with more than 80,000 housing industry professionals.