CE pros not already certified as lead renovators under the EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Program Rule
, which goes into effect April 22, are probably getting nervous.
Those not in compliance face $37,500 per day penalties, according to CEDIA
Companies affected include:
- Those working in residences built before 1978
- Those working in buildings occupied by pregnant women or children under six built before 1978
- Those renovating, repairing or painting in areas more than six square feet in an interior room or 20 square feet on an exterior wall
- Those replacing windows and/or doors
To become certified, companies must …
Complete a CEDIA online course
Attend a hands-on portion of the training hosted by CEDIA at select ADI locations ($149)
Pass an exam, offered during the hands-on portion of training
Companies complete an application
to become a certified firm ($300) and have one employee who has earned the Certified Lead Renovator credential.
For a schedule of hands-on Certified Lead Renovator training at ADI
locations, click here