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April/2010
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This monthly publication will contain Industry News & Tips that MarJam has selected for your review, plus Featured Product information from leading vendors, a Q&A with the Marjam Pros, Inventory Specials, and much more...
Renovation, Repair and Painting Face New EPA Rules
RenovationBeginning April 22, 2010,
any contractor who disturbs more than 6 square feet of lead paint while working on a pre 1978 home, school or daycare center must be Lead-Safe Certified. A new rule requires that contractors performing renovation, repair and painting projects who disturb paint in homes, child care facilities and schools built before 1978 must be certified in the new EPA Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule (RRP) and follow specific work practices to reduce human exposures to lead.
 
Marjam Congratulates Green Depot on Its LEED Platinum Rating
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Marjam afiliate company, Green Depot, located at 222 Bowery in NewYork, was the first retailer to receive a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) platinum rating. Platinum is the highest rating acheviable. In a ceremony at the store on April 6th, Sarah Beatty founder and president,  was presented with the award by Russell Unger, executive director of Urban Green, the New York City chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council. Mr.Unger in his remarks congratuated Green Depot on the use of recycled, reclaimed and energy efficient materials.
 
Making Product Selections Under Tight Deadlines
If you make informed decisions when it comes to product selection, you'll further ensure your project delivery date.
 
There are many considerations that factor into making educated decisions relevant to product selection. In addition to cost, you have to think about performance, durability, environmental impact, code requirements, and even vendor allegiance. But the factor with the greatest impact on your project deadlines is product availability. 
 
GREEN DEPOT RECEIVES U.S. EPA ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY AWARD
Retailer recognized for outstanding commitment to environmental quality & public health
 

NEW YORK, NY (4/23/10)-Green Depot received an Environmental Quality Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection at the EPA's Region 2 offices in Manhattan today, the company announced. The Environmental Quality Awards recognize individuals and organizations that have improved the environment and public health in EPA Region 2 (New York, New Jersey, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and seven federally-recognized Indian Nations).

 
Product News and Updates
 
Don't forget to check out the latest News and Manufacture Product Updates on marjam.com.
  
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