The EPA has concluded that current Lead: Renovation, Repair, and Painting Program (LRRP) cleaning requirements and lead-safe work regulations are sufficient to protect the public from lead dust hazards. “Our members have been instrumental in contacting legislators to detail the detrimental impact of the current LRRP," says Richard Walker, American Architectural Manufacturers Association’s president and CEO. “This collective industry voice has prompted the EPA to make the responsible decision to refrain from adding further, unnecessary costs to homeowners under the current economic climate."
EPA Says Additional Lead Paint Cleaning Rules Not Necessary
Perceived benefits make residents willing to help public works departments.
National labs, universities, businesses selected for total of $74 million in funding.
Practice optimizes power grid, incorporates more renewable power.
Functions as a transparency platform for organizations to disclose their operations.
Software toolkit enables access to deep energy retrofit and zero-net energy strategies.
New windows, doors, and skylights will get to market faster.
Intent is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions; improve efficiency for buildings larger than 25,000 sf....
Process often used to predict interior surface temperatures on fenestration.
Clarifies the responsibilities of rental housing providers and renters.
Governor has seven key strategies for emissions cuts.