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Passive Radon Control Systems

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While there is no safe level of radon, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) states that anything above 4 picocuries per liter (pCi/L) should be reduced.

A passive sub-slab depressurization system is designed to achieve lower sub-slab air pressure relative to indoor air pressure by use of a vent pipe routed through the conditioned space of a building and connecting the sub-slab area with outdoor air. Read More

Radon & Lung Cancer

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Lung cancer kills thousands of people every year. The survival rate is one of the lowest for those with cancer. From the time of diagnosis, only 11-15% of those afflicted will live beyond five years.

Smoking is the leading cause of lung cancer. Radon is the second leading cause, but the number one cause of lung cancer among non-smokers. Secondhand smoke is the third leading cause.

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