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NY transfer station closing over construction waste?

November 6, 2010 – 5:42 pm
Vermont decides what to do about lead.

RRP might be reason to close transfer stations By: Jason Whipple Remodel Crazy In Washington County, NY the RRP rule might be responsible for closing down transfer stations. While budgets are getting tighter and tighter in this downed economy, Counties and small towns need to try and make ends meet. In Washington County, NY a […]

RRP, let’s be honest.

September 23, 2010 – 4:06 pm
The Great RRP rule Debate

The Great RRP rule Debate It’s yesterdays news. What have you heard so far? We are now discussing old and tired postings and articles, it’s baloney like bony maroni. “I sometimes think that all you tell me of knighthood, kingdoms, empires and islands is all windy blather and lies” Self Serving Third party testers are […]

Flexible rules make posturing fools.

September 21, 2010 – 6:27 pm
Rule Book

A nice guy. My friend Mike is a nice guy, he is also a very well known industry expert and we talked recently. What’s up Mike? Well Paul I have a great article coming out, but right now I need to go talk to my contractor. What you got going on Mike? I got a […]

100 days of RRP Part 2

September 6, 2010 – 2:25 pm

The RRP rule has its proponents and detractors. Why this rule is causing so much chatter is partly due to its unprofessional approach to an important change in the way we will do business. whether you support the RRP or not it is clearly heading in a direction that will impact how we see our […]

EPA Lead Rule 100 days later.

August 26, 2010 – 2:23 pm
Leah, eyes wide open.

What about the EPA lead rule? Remodel Crazy has asked 6 people to give their opinions on the rule, their observations, their feelings and their predictions. And here it comes! We all have an opinion, is it valid? Yes, of course. The new lead rule effects everyone who lives in a home, that’s a lot […]

The Great Building industry Summit of MPLS Airport

August 19, 2010 – 6:36 am
Paul and Shawn at the MSP Summit.

Security was tight. You couldn’t sneak a French fry past the security of the meeting room, throngs of admirers were packed sardine like hoping to get a glimpse of the building industry giants soon to debate best practices as they interpreted them. The mood was hushed as Shawn and The Paul circled each other, carefully […]

RRP summary, read this and tell us how you feel.

August 17, 2010 – 4:39 pm
Shawn McCadden

EPA RRP Summary for Remodelers by Shawn McCadden An Overview of the Rule, Work Practices And Some Important Business Considerations The EPA RRP Rule and Your Business: On April 22, 2008, the EPA issued a rule requiring the use of lead-safe practices and other actions aimed at preventing lead poisoning. Under the rule, beginning in […]

RRP / Whats up Doc?

July 13, 2010 – 6:50 pm
Eh, whats uo Doc?

RRP almost 3 months Almost 3 months into the RRP and the Goody 2 shoes people have been let down, no enforcement and nobody cares. The baby killers are laying low just in case somebody reports them but they have nothing to fear, there is no enforcement. The rest of us are waiting to see […]

You Son of a Bit your an EPA Snit

June 10, 2010 – 8:29 am
Hey! Where's your lead safe stuff?

Turn em in. Point…… By The Paul Its clear we are forming the “turn ’em in” group and the “there has to be a better way group”. Turning in non EPA certified contractors has come down to a line in the sand that clearly lets your colleagues know where you stand on the turn them […]