Environmental Protection Agency

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

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

Why 'Energy-Saving' Tips Suck
Posted on
Why 'Energy-Saving' Tips Suck

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

Mapping Green Space
Posted on
Mapping Green Space

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

Lowe's to Pay Record $500K Penalty Over Subs' Lead-Paint Rule Violations
Posted on
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... Read more

Posted on
EPA Expands Oversight of Lead-Paint Rule

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

Posted on
JLC April Letters

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

A Tale of Two Hazards
Posted on
A Tale of Two Hazards

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

Posted on
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. Read more

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

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

How to Lower the Cost of RPP Compliance When Bidding on Small Jobs
Posted on
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... Read more

RSS
JLC Field Guide
Close X