Posts Tagged ‘ U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ’

Two New ASTM Standards Will Aid Lead Abatement Techniques

Jul 1st, 2014

ASTM International has put forth two new standards that focus on composite wipe sample preparation for analysis following lead abatement activities in buildings. Permanently removing all traces of lead-based paint hazards is considered a crucial element in the rehabilitation of older buildings, particularly those built prior to 1970. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency requires wipe [...]

EPA Sets Final Criteria for Energy Star Most Efficient

Nov 7th, 2013

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced final recognition criteria for Energy Star Most Efficient 2014, including windows. These final criteria will recognize, for environmentally minded consumers, the most efficient Energy Star products in 2014 across 11 product categories. Products that meet the 2014 criteria will deliver significant savings over a conventional product. In the [...]

EPA Names The Home Depot 2012 Energy Star Partner of the Year

Jun 1st, 2012

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) named The Home Depot as the 2012 Energy Star Partner of the Year for its contribution to reducing greenhouse gas emissions through merchandising and marketing Energy Star qualified products. The Home Depot, an Energy Star partner since 2001, is being honored for its leadership in educating consumers about energy-efficient [...]