Posts Tagged ‘ Massachusetts ’

Vice President Discusses Inflation Reduction Act Home Rebates

Nov 4th, 2022

The Inflation Reduction Act, passed in August, provides rebates and tax credits to homeowners investing in energy-efficient upgrades, including new windows. It will also help the economy as well, said Vice President Kamala Harris when she addressed the Sheet Metal Workers Local 17 in Boston earlier this week. “We are fighting together to lower home […]

Industry Organizations Highlight Suicide Prevention Month

Sep 1st, 2022

Chris Gardner, president of the Independent Contractors and Businesses Association of British Columbia (ICBA), says there is a “tsunami” of mental wellness issues facing the construction industry. With Thursday, Sept. 1, marking the beginning of Suicide Prevention Month, the industry continues to highlight and address factors contributing to the somber statistics surrounding construction and suicide. […]

Koopman Lumber & Hardware Acquires Boilard Lumber

Jun 30th, 2022

Koopman Lumber, a family-owned and -operated business with 10 locations in eastern Massachusetts, has acquired Boilard Lumber, another family-owned and -operated retail lumberyard providing quality building supplies since 1936 in Indian Orchard, Mass. “We’re excited about the opportunities this merger presents,” said Dirk Koopman, chief operating officer. “It’s an honor to partner with a business […]

Builders FirstSource Completes Acquisition of National Lumber

Jan 7th, 2022

Builders FirstSource Inc. recently announced that it has acquired National Lumber, the largest independent building materials supplier in New England. National Lumber operates 19 facilities and employs more than 700 people across Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island. National Lumber sales are expected to be approximately $440 million in 2021. “We are thrilled to further expand […]

Consent Decree Ends Lead-Based Suit for Home Depot

Apr 26th, 2021

A federal judge signed off on a consent decree last week, ending a lawsuit between the states of Utah, Rhode Island and Massachusetts, and Home Depot U.S.A. Inc., alleging that Home Depot violated certain provisions of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule (RRP). U.S. District Judge Mark Cohen, for […]

Three States Allege Home Depot Ignored Lead Safe Work Practices

Jan 12th, 2021

The states of Utah, Rhode Island and Massachusetts filed a legal complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia Atlanta Division on December 17, 2020, alleging that Home Depot U.S.A. Inc. violated certain provisions of U.S. EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule (RRP)— proposing more than $20 million in penalties. […]

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