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Are contractors ready to tackle an EPA RRP job?

Posted by Mark Paskell on Sun, Oct 03, 2010 @ 11:22 PM

Five months have passed since the EPA RRP Lead Law went into effect on April 22nd, 2010. To date almost 500,000 contractors have been trained to become Certified Renovators. The 6/18/2010 extension has come and ended.

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Tags: implementation, EPA RRP Training for Contractors, RRP Compliance

New York contractor uses EPA RRP training to win project

Posted by Mark Paskell on Mon, Sep 27, 2010 @ 08:55 PM

A few months ago I met Frank Dusek in Southampton, New York at our EPA RRP Certified Renovator training. After the training he told me he is going to use his RRP training to differentiate himself from other contractors on Long Island. Frank called me several times for guidance on how to approach an exterior renovation job. The soffit and fascia were rotted. The trim was up high over a lower roof. The dormers protruded from the mansard slope covered with slate.

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Tags: implementation, epa rrp training, business coaching for contractors

Remodelers, contractors working smarter, not harder

Posted by Mark Paskell on Sat, Nov 21, 2009 @ 11:56 AM

Contractors and remodelers agree that 2009 has been a challenging year for our country and the residential construction industry. In spite of the current economic environment there are numerous examples of successful remodelers and contractors.

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Tags: implementation, coaching, contractor education, best practices

System Implementation for remodeling contractors, use checklists

Posted by Mark Paskell on Tue, Nov 17, 2009 @ 02:02 PM

How many times have you or your team gone to the job and you find out you are missing something necessary to do the work?

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Tags: implementation, remodeling, contractor coaching, best practices

Coaching for Contractors, business education and training implemented

Posted by Mark Paskell on Wed, Aug 19, 2009 @ 06:30 PM

Now that the recession is a year old, most business owners  realize that former methods of doing business are producing poor results in this economy. The old ways of marketing, selling and running a business are giving way to new processes that require learning new business concepts. The new business training for today's contractors can help bridge the gap from old to new provided it includes implementation of the training into the business. In Webster's the definition of implementation is: "provide the power and authority necessary to accomplish or put into effect". Education and training without implementation is a complete waste of time and money. Failure to implement will lead to the same poor results. We all remember the definition of insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result".

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Tags: implementation, coaching for contractors, training, education