EPA Proposes Stronger Lead Dust Standards
The goal is to increase the effectiveness of lead abatement in pre-1978 dwellings...
Electric Water Heating for a Low-Load Home
Installing an electric tankless water heater proves to be cost-effective and...
How Long Should Treated Lumber Last?
Some deck builders have noticed premature rot in treated decking and framing. Are...
Why 'Energy-Saving' Tips Suck
Common energy-saving tips are lies. Are you still repeating them?
Mapping Green Space
The EPA's EnviroAtlas provides a one-stop reference for identifying everything...
EPA Expands Oversight of Lead-Paint Rule
Will remodelers come to dread a letter from the EPA more than one from the IRS?
JLC April Letters
Joists in an old floor, repairing a concrete slab in an old floor, and more.
A Tale of Two Hazards
There are no clear policies for the two biggest IAQ hazards - carbon monoxide and...
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.