07 Consumer Information

This page provides you with some critical information about licensed contractors and regulations that affect our work or agreements with our clients.

AN ACT CONCERNING DISCLOSURES BY HOME IMPROVEMENT CONTRACTORS AND NEW HOME CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTORS
(CT Public Act No. 09-18)
This act has new information on the disclosures contractors must make with residential clients. Go to this link to review it:
http://www.cga.ct.gov/2009/ACT/PA/2009PA-00018-R00HB-05414-PA.htm

HOME IMPROVEMENT CONTRACTORS
Here are the State Statutes governing their practice and licensing:
http://www.cga.ct.gov/2009/pub/Chap400.htm

NEW HOME CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTORS
Here are the State Statutes governing their practice and licensing:
http://www.cga.ct.gov/2009/pub/Chap399a.htm

RESIDENTIAL SPRINKLER SYSTEMS
Information from the US Fire Administration: http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/citizens/all_citizens/home_fire_prev/sprinklers/
Residential Sprinklers are a requirement in the model codes and will likely be required in Connecticut in a few years:
http://www.fireengineering.com/index/articles/display/5994328121/articles/fire-engineering/government-2/2009/10/residential-sprinklers.html

LEAD PAINT
EPA lead paint requirements when renovating, repairing or painting homes: http://www.epa.gov/lead/pubs/renovation.htm

CHANGES IN THE REFRIGERANT ALLOWED FOR AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEMS

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