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Non-Toxic Cleaning Guide for Food Service

Thanks to funding from the Toxics Use Reduction Institute, the FRCOG has a new guide for restaurants and other food service establishments on how to reduce exposure to dangerous chemicals for employees, customers,  and the groundwater. A ready-to-print copy of…

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Opioid Education and Awareness Task Force Overview

The Opioid Education and Awareness Task Force of Franklin, Hampshire, and North Quabbin was pleased to meet with DPH Commissioner Cheryl Bartlett on May 30.   Task Force Coordinator Marisa Hebble prepared a presentation about the work of the Task Force…

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2012 Energy Code

Effective for any building permit issued on or after July 1, 2014, the 2012 IECC with Massachusetts amendments will be exclusively enforced. Among the new regulations is a blower door test for new single and two family homes. View the…

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Fire Protection of Floors

Effective for any building permit issued on or after July 1, 2014, the underside of floors constructed with non-dimensional lumber (e.g. TJI’s) must be protected with ½” sheet rock or 5/8” wood structural panel. There are some exceptions. See code…

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