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Nobody Is Addicted to Radon

March 23, 2017

Exposure to radon gas is responsible for around 2000 lung cancer deaths in the UK every year, however many of these would have been preventable had there been a wider knowledge about the dangers of radon. Dr Aaron Goodarzi, Canada Research Chair in Genome Damage and Instability Disease, says, “The first time most people realise they […]

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Positive Pressure Systems: FAQs

November 11, 2016

Continuing our series of radon information blogs for UK Radon Awareness Week 2016, today we answer some of the most common questions about positive pressure systems. Q: What is a positive pressure system? A: A positive pressure system is used to reduce radon levels in buildings. It involves a special fan being installed, either within […]

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Use A Professional For Radon Mitigation

November 11, 2015

This UK Radon Awareness Week, propertECO are spreading the message not only about the risks of radon exposure, but also about the risks of employing the wrong contractor, or using the wrong equipment, to deal with a radon problem. Martin Freeman, Managing Director of propertECO said “We are very keen to promote not only awareness […]

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Diagnostic Profiling To Improve Radon Mitigation Results

July 31, 2015

In the UK, homeowners usually carry out radon testing using two passive detectors, one of which is placed in a living room and one in a bedroom. If the radon test results show elevated levels are present, these results are then presented to the radon mitigation specialist to use as a basis for designing a […]

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Report from the 2013 International Radon Symposium

October 2, 2013

propertECO were delighted to be invited to attend the 2013 International Radon Symposium in September, organised by the American Association of Radon Scientists and Technologists (AARST). The 4-day event included a programme of seminars on wide-ranging topics, such as how to deal with radon in multi-family homes, the potential for radon release during fracking and […]

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Dealing With Radon When You’re Selling Your Home

September 5, 2013

It’s a difficult selling market out there so it’s time to do whatever it takes to stay ahead of the competition, which means it’s time to get radon testing.

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