Emissions Rules Could Cost Homebuilders $55M
The EPA proposal, announced this week, would set emissions standards for the manufacturers of brick, structural clay, ceramic walls, floor tiles, and other products used to build homes.
The proposal aims to improve air quality and protect the public health by limiting hazardous pollutants often found in brick and clay. It would limit manufacturers emissions of mercury, metal, dioxins, furans, and acid gas used in the process of making bricks and clay.
Late last month the agency proposed a rule to reduce smog.
Energy Manager News
- Driving Energy Efficiency by Improving the Owner/Tenant Relationship
- Case Study: Fast Payback in New York City
- $8M Project to Upgrade Chillicothe (OH) Correctional Institute
- Three Trends Align to Save Buildings Millions in Energy Costs
- Law Bars Energy Providers from Charging Early Termination Fees in the Event of Death
- Corporations Spend Big on Ballot Initiatives, Crushing Ratepayer Opposition
- Texas Retailer Offers Instant Rebate for Rooftop Solar, Offers High Credits for Excess Solar
- Local, State and the Federal Government Excel at Energy Efficiency