Posts Tagged ‘ Renovation ’

$130 Billion Plan Could Bring New Doors and Windows to U.S. Schools

Dec 6th, 2023

New legislation could mean better doors and windows for many U.S. schools and more business for dealers servicing the light commercial sector. Introduced by Rep. Robert Scott (D-Va.) and Rep. Donald Norcross (D-N.J.), the Rebuild America’s Schools Act of 2023 (RASA) would invest more than $130 billion to upgrade the digital and physical infrastructure of […]

Houzework.com: A New Gig Economy for the Construction Industry Launches

Oct 1st, 2021

A new Atlanta-based service is trying to reshape gig economy by providing thousands of new jobs in house maintenance, renovation, and home improvement. Houzework, developed by Mustard Grain Projects, is a new marketplace that connects homeowners, landlords, and tenants with qualified professionals to work on their home improvement projects. The website brings the benefits of […]

Lead Violations in L.A. Schools Spur EPA Penalties Against SoCal Renovation Firms

Aug 12th, 2021

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) yesterday announced six lead-based paint enforcement actions against renovation firms doing work in Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) elementary schools that serve historically marginalized communities. Under the Biden Administration, the EPA is prioritizing the use of enforcement tools to advance environmental justice. The renovation firms in this case […]

EPA Settles with Six Missouri Renovators for Alleged Lead-Based Paint Violations

Mar 18th, 2021

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has reached settlements with six residential home renovators in Missouri for alleged violations of lead-based paint regulations under the federal Toxic Substances Control Act. “Reducing exposure to lead-based paint, especially among children, is a top priority for EPA,” said David Cozad, director of EPA Region 7’s Enforcement and Compliance […]

No More Excuses for Partisan Politics

Nov 17th, 2014

The yard signs have come down, local advertising has gone back to normal and the results are (mostly) in. The midterm elections are behind us and Republicans are declaring victory with eight additional Senate seats (53 of 100) and increased dominance of the house with 12 new seats (244 of 435). No matter which side […]