Environmental Protection Agency

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EPA Proposes Stronger Lead Dust Standards

The goal is to increase the effectiveness of lead abatement in pre-1978 dwellings... More

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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

How Long Should Treated Lumber Last?

Some deck builders have noticed premature rot in treated decking and framing. Are... More

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Why 'Energy-Saving' Tips Suck

Common energy-saving tips are lies. Are you still repeating them? More

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Mapping Green Space

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

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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

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

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

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