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Codes, Standards and Energy Regs Coming Down the Pipeline

When members of the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) met last week in Orlando, the Codes Action and Regulatory Affairs Committee briefed attendees on a wide variety of codes and standards that could have a far reaching effect, if put … Continue reading

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Supreme Court to Hear Industry Challenge to New EPA Regulations

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The general counsel for the Glass Association of North America (GANA) says he’s “guardedly optimistic” that the Supreme Court will favorably view the challenge by GANA and other members of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) to the proposed new … Continue reading

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Another Contractor Faces Penalty for Violating Lead Renovation Rule

James J. Welch & Co. Inc., based in Salem, Mass., faces a penalty of $28,125 for allegedly violating a requirement designed to protect children from exposure to lead-based paint during painting and other renovation activities. The alleged violations occurred during … Continue reading

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EPA Debuts Upgraded Energy Star Portfolio Manager Benchmarking Tool

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the release of an upgrade to its online energy management and tracking tool, Energy Star Portfolio Manager. The upgraded tool can help businesses achieve President Barack Obama’s call to make commercial buildings at … Continue reading

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House Introduces Legislation to Stop Expansion of Lead Paint Rule into Commercial Market

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U.S. Congressman Tim Murphy (R-Pa.) has introduced legislation that aims to stop the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA from expanding enforcement of its lead renovation, repair and painting rule (LRRP) to cover commercial buildings. Specifically, the legislation calls on the EPA … Continue reading

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EPA Looks at Energy Star Commercial Buildings Program

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) currently is conducting a survey to help it “evaluate and develop a new Energy Star recognition for commercial buildings.” “We are looking to you, our stakeholders, to help us design a recognition that your organization … Continue reading

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EPA Moving Forward with Lead Renovation Rulemaking for Commercial Buildings

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced that it is moving forward with a previously proposed Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Program for Public and Commercial Buildings rulemaking process, and currently is seeking feedback on the proposed rulemaking activity. The … Continue reading

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