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What Is Radon, How Do I Test For Radon and Do I Live In a High Radon Area? Some of the Questions We Were Asked at Education Estates 2022

October 20, 2022

The team at propertECO spent a fantastic three days in Manchester this week at the Education Estates conference and exhibition, spreading awareness on radon. Amongst a whole host of exhibitors ranging from modular building firms and suppliers of playground equipment to architects and asbestos consultants, we were there to ensure school property managers were aware […]

Visit Us at Education Estates 2022

October 7, 2022

We’re delighted to be exhibiting at this year’s Education Estates conference, being held in Manchester on 18-19th October 2022. This year marks the event’s 10th anniversary, which is run in partnership with the Department of Education and aims to bring together those involved in the funding, design, build, maintenance and management of schools, colleges and […]

Does Opening Windows Reduce Radon Levels?

July 12, 2022

High radon levels in your home can be dangerous for your family, so your first instinct will be to get rid of it as quickly as possible. Can you do this by opening windows? The short answer is No, but read on to find out why, and what you should do instead. On learning that […]

New Guide For Managing Radon in Social Housing

May 4, 2022

propertECO’s specialist radon project team have written a new guide to assist social housing providers in fulfilling their duty of care to tenants. Radon is a naturally occurring gas that can escape from the ground and accumulate within properties unnoticed. It is present in low levels in all buildings, however the underlying geology coupled with […]

What are the Signs of Radon in Your Home?

December 17, 2021

Radon can be a threat to your health. In the UK alone radon is responsible for over 1000 lung cancer deaths each year (Source: so it is important that you know whether your property is affected. Two common questions that we are asked regarding radon are how it can be detected, and what the […]

Protecting Your School from Radon

Radon is a serious issue throughout the UK, and if you are in the position of owning or managing a workplace property, you need to make sure that you have completed a radon risk assessment. This includes all schools. Radon can be a threat to any individual’s health, so it’s vital that it be taken […]

UK Radon Awareness Week 1st – 7th November 2021

November 1, 2021

Properteco Are Pleased to Be Supporting the UK Radon Association’s Don’t Delay Campaign for UK Radon Awareness Week 1st – 7th November 2021 Rebecca Coates, PropertECO’s Head of Radon Projects and current Chair of the UK Radon Association said, “When research emerged stating that the lung cancer pathway – everything from diagnosis, to referral, to […]