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Building Radon-Resistant Housing

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Overview / Abstract:


Radon is a colorless, odorless gas that is a primary cause of lung cancer in the US. Customers rely on industry professionals to design and construct high quality, safe structures, free of the hazards of radon gas infiltration. This can be easily accomplished by utilizing a handful of simple construction practices, along with commonly used building materials.

Learning Objectives:

Overview of Radon Gas and it’s risks
EPA map of Radon Gas Zones
Radon Gas Means of Entry
Radon Resistant Home Features
Liability issues
List of Zone I Counties
Radon Gas Preventive Measures
Radon Gas Mitigation Measures
Foundation/Subgrade Design
Soil Gas Collection and Venting
Post-Occupancy Testing


Sep 05, 2020


Green / Sustainability





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Presenters / Authors / Faculty

Don Parnell, PE

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PDH Source, LLC

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