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Radon monitoring results from BPA"s Residential Conservation Programs

Radon monitoring results from BPA"s Residential Conservation Programs

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Published by Bonneville Power Administration in Portland, OR .
Written in English


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It is estimated that new cases of lung cancer were diagnosed and approximately people died from this disease in the United States in Exposure to radon—an odorless radioactive gas that can be trapped in homes and other structures—is considered the second leading cause of lung cancer after smoking.2–5 The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that Cited by: Further limiting subjects based on our criteria (residential stability and completeness of radon monitoring) expected to improve radon dosimetry led to increased estimates of the EOR. For example, for subjects who had resided in only one or two houses in the ETW and who had a-track radon measurements for at least 20 yr of this yr period Cited by: With the current emphasis on energy conservation, >> there is a concern about exacerbating other indoor air quality >> issues, with radon being one of them. If any one has copies >> of papers discussing the effects of weatherization on indoor radon >> levels, please send them at me ASAP (either electronically, or >> links or via fax), so I can.


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Radon monitoring results from BPA"s Residential Conservation Programs Download PDF EPUB FB2

This paper reports measurements for heating season radon concentrations in indoor air for homes in the Pacific Northwest.

The homes are part of the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) Residential Standards Demonstration Program, and include dwellings constructed to the Model Conservation Standards proposed by the Northwest Power Planning Council (MCS homes) and control.

Written for Native Americans, this page booklet discusses radon's place in the world, the basics on testing, and how homes can be fixed to reduce radon levels. Native Americans should contact their Tribal health department or state radon program office for more information. Radon levels less than 4 pCi/L still pose a risk and, in many cases, may be reduced.

Take steps to prevent device interference when conducting a radon test. EPA estimates that radon causes thousands.

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study reports the results of a cross-sectional survey delivered to state radon program representatives that assesses residential radon data collection, management, and dissemination efforts. Recommendations for future direction of state radon programs are discussed.

Please see EPA Radon Map on the Environmental Resource Page located on the Section Program website. General Requirements 1.

Radon Report. The radon report is required for all mortgage insurance applications, unless an exception listed in Section B.3 applies. The radon report shall be included in the application, or early File Size: 90KB. home > Radon Facts > Radon FAQ > Radon Mitigation Book.

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The rate of mitigation is an important parameter in estimating the effectiveness of programs aimed at reducing radon exposure. This is the first Canadian study to gather knowledge about the extent of residential radon mitigation actions taken by Canadians and the rates of reduction achieved by the various techniques employed.

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Home Buyer’s and Seller’s Guide to Radon U.S. EPA K, November 20 EPA RECOMMENDS: Q If you are buying or selling a home, have it tested for radon. Q For a new home, ask if radon-resistant construction features were used and if the home has been tested.

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On Ap BPA issued a Resource Programs ROD, revising the ROD, and stating that it was no longer necesary to require builders to provide specific foundation treatments nor offer radon monitoring and mitigation to homeowners of electrically heated homes.

In addition to research results, BPA File Size: KB. EPA Radon Publications Air Chek, Inc. has compiled the following list of US EPA radon publications available on the web.

The list is divided into publications designed for radon professionals and ones intended for homeowners. Abstract. This reporting period marks the end of Phase 1 Screening and the beginning of Phase 2 Assessment. During Phase 1, radon detectors were shipped to all Department of Navy (DON) sites with family housing areas, child-care centers, schools, hospitals, bachelor quarters, and brigs.

14, radon detectors have been returned and analyzed, and % of the housing and nonhousing results. Radon is an odorless, invisible, radioactive gas that can enter your home from the ground through cracks in the foundation.

A known human carcinogen, radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer. Pennsylvania has one of the most serious radon problems in the United States.

Approximately 40 percent of Pennsylvania homes have radon levels. Bureau of Environmental Health / Radon Program Bald Cypress Way, Bin #A08 Tallahassee, FL You may scan the report and email it to: [email protected] DH, 11/15, incorporated Fla. Admin. Code R.

64E(4). A Citizen's Guide to Radon: The Guide to Protecting Yourself and Your Family from Radon (EPA /K/, December ) This guidance offers strategies for testing your home for radon and discussions of what steps to take after you have tested, discussions of the risk of radon and radon myths.

RADON MEASUREMENT UNITS. Concentrations of radon gas in air are normally given in units of picocuries per liter (pCi/L) or becquerels per cubic meter (Bq/m 3); and 1 pCi/L is equal to 37 Bq/m trations of radon decay products (RDPs) normally are expressed in working levels (WL); 1 WL is defined as any combination of the short-lived RDPs in 1 L of air that results in the ultimate release.

To obtain an Application or other information about the Program, contact: Radon Proficiency Program Information Service (RIS) at TEL: () or ()FAX: ()or e-mail: [email protected] or write: RPP Quality Assurance Coordinator (RQAC) c/o Sanford Cohen & Associates, Inc. (SC&A) Parkway Montgomery, AL Konsultan analisis data statistik untuk penelitian mahasiswa, lembaga, dan umum.

Recommendation: If short-term radon test results are over 10pCi/L, confirm with a National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) or National Radon Safety Board (NRSB) approved short-term device. If the results are less than 10 pCi/L, conduct an approved long-term radon test.

In Highlighting Radon's Risks, Context Needed Every January, the Environmental Protection Agency and other federal agencies hit the airwaves to tell us that radon. This book is the most complete source of information on radon mitigation techniques currently available.

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@article{osti_, title = {Residential radon daughter monitor based on alpha spectroscopy}, author = {Nazaroff, W W}, abstractNote = {The radioactive daughters of radon pose a serious indoor air quality problem in some circumstances.

A technique for measuring the concentrations of these radioisotopes in air is presented. The method involves drawing air through a filter; then, for two. In Octoberthe Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) began offering free radon monitoring to participants of its regionwide Residential Weatherization Program.

The purpose of the radon monitoring is to provide information to participating homeowners or consumers on the average radon concentrations within their residences. Nationwide survey of indoor radon levels in Korea. The International Commission on Radiological Protection Publication (ICRP), issued inproposed the need for an efficient measure to minimize radon exposure that defines standards for indoor radon concentrations and designates areas at high risk for radon exposure, as part of a concentrated effort to manage indoor radon Cited by:   ASHI Radon Mitigation System Inspection Checklist This checklist is meant to educate home inspection clients about radon, and to encourage radon testing and mitigation when elevated radon levels are found.

Our testing process for radon uses state of the art continuous radon monitors. These monitors take multiple air samples per hour for a two day period. These levels are then averaged and reported in a measurement called pico curies per liter. The results need to be under pCi/L in order to be considered a safe on: Tim Ave NW Suite A, North canton,Ohio.

Possible Health Effects of Exposure to Residential Electric and Magnetic Fields also discusses the tools available to measure exposure, common types of exposures, and what is known about the effects of exposure. The committee looks at correlations between EMF exposure and carcinogenesis, mutagenesis, neurobehavioral effects, reproductive and.

Radon Awareness Coloring Book, ( First Edition Printed for the Environmental Protection Agencif, Sponsored bi|: The American Lung Association® of Alabama and The Huntsville-Madison Countq Health Department Illustrated bij: Inline Designs, Inline Designs 1st Ave.

North, Suite Birmingham, Alabama () The indoor radon sampling program began with charcoal canister screening The mean indoor radon levels from the screening results and the cumulative average results are given by region in Table 5.

action and continuation of monitoring should be made with these two practical problems in mind. Model Standards and Techniques for Control of Radon in New Residential Buildings This document is intended to serve as a model for use by the Model Code Organizations, States and other jurisdictions as they develop and adopt building codes, appendices to codes, or standards specifically applicable to their unique local or regional radon control.

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Most radon mitigation systems are added to homes where monitoring has shown that the home’s radon levels are ≥ 4 pCi/L. In homes with a basement or slab-on-grade foundation, active sub-slab depressurization (or suction) is the most common and usually the most reliable radon.

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Results from multiple studies reported radon in water ranging from to over kBqm −3 (58–60). A survey reported measurements of radon in air that ranged from to kBqm −3 in occupied indoor spaces and reaching a maximum of about kBqm −3 in an infrequently occupied crawlspace.

The wide range in observed Cited by: 2. Radon can be found in any building across Canada, but the only way to know how much radon is in a building is to test. The source of most radon in public buildings is the soil on which the building is standing, and for that reason higher indoor radon levels are.

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