Environmental Protection Agency

Electric Water Heating for a Low-Load Home
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Electric Water Heating for a Low-Load Home

Installing an electric tankless water heater proves to be cost-effective and... More

Why 'Energy-Saving' Tips Suck
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Why 'Energy-Saving' Tips Suck

The truth is that commonly espoused energy-saving tips are worthless. We look at... More

Mapping Green Space
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Mapping Green Space

The EPA's EnviroAtlas provides a one-stop reference for identifying everything... More

Lowe's to Pay Record $500K Penalty Over Subs' Lead-Paint Rule Violations
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Lowe's to Pay Record $500K Penalty Over Subs' Lead-Paint Rule Violations

EPA continues to bring down the RRP hammer, this time on contractors working for... More

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EPA Expands Oversight of Lead-Paint Rule

Will remodelers come to dread a letter from the EPA more than one from the IRS? More

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JLC April Letters

Joists in an old floor, repairing a concrete slab in an old floor, and more. More

A Tale of Two Hazards
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A Tale of Two Hazards

There are no clear policies for the two biggest IAQ hazards - carbon monoxide and... More

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EPA's Wood Smoke Plan Draws Fire

Are the wood stoves allowed under the EPA's proposed wood smoke plan too costly? Depends on how you calculate the cost. More

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Busted by the EPA: A Coastal Remodeler Faces the RRP Music

Busted by the EPA: A Coastal Remodeler Faces the RRP Music More

How to Lower the Cost of RPP Compliance When Bidding on Small Jobs
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How to Lower the Cost of RPP Compliance When Bidding on Small Jobs

You can work safely and still compete with uncertified remodelers by understanding... More

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