Definition of "Renovation"
1. Is the painting activity always considered a “renovation”?
2. Are Department of Energy weatherization projects covered under the RRP Rule?
3. Are renovations that disturb stucco subject to the RRP Rule? Does it matter whether the stucco has been painted?
4. Can you list specific activities deemed a disturbance of painted surfaces?
5. Does the RRP Rule apply if we do hammer the unpainted side of the lumber under roof?
6. Does the RRP Rule apply to demolishing and disposing of: • An entire pre-1978 home or building? • An entire, non-attached free-standing structure on the same property such as a garage, shed, or gazebo? • An attached but segregated section of pre-1978 home or building such as a sunroom, addition, two-story porch, or garage attached by a breezeway?
7. Does the RRP Rule apply to removing a roof that is not painted?
8. Does the RRP Rule apply to the removal of old furnace whose surface area exceeds six square feet?
9. Does the RRP Rule apply when removing a siding installed after 1978 on old lead based paint?
10. Does the RRP Rule apply where no paint at all is present, such as in a 100-year-old unfinished basement?
11. If a homeowner removes all the painted surfaces in a room and then hires a certified firm to remodel the room, does the renovator need to follow the RRP Rule?
12. Is the work of replacing milfinish windows by removing sash subject to RRP rule?
13. Must I comply with the new regulations if I am painting a wall with multiple coats of latex paint?
14. My firm installs replacement doors, Is this work subject to the RRP Rule?
15. My firm replaces garage doors. We unbolt the door from its hardware and remove it without penetrating, scraping, or removing paint. Is this work subject to the RRP Rule?
16. What is a “whole house gut rehabilitation project” for RRP purposes ?
18. What RRP requirements apply to a comprehensive renovation project?