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Making Sure Your Home is Radon Safe: A New Tool

Making Sure Your Home is Radon Safe: A New Tool

A hazard, though little heard of There is a health hazard in as many as 1 in 10 U.S. homes that is poorly understood. Radon. If you do not specifically test for it, you will never know it is there! Radon is a gas that results from the radioactive decay of trace elements commonly found within rocky soils. Principle among these is naturally occurring trace uranium, which, over billions of years slowly decays through a sequence of different chemical elements, one of which is radon. The radioactive decay of radon, however, is rapid, which is why it is hazardous. Radon...

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A Revolutionary Approach to Home Inspections for Radon

A Revolutionary Approach to Home Inspections for Radon

Inspecting homes for radon can be problematic. Are you always confident you have identified hotspots? Do you often need to return to homes to re-initiate inspections or otherwise wonder if your valuable time is being used most effectively?  Given the seasonality of the ‘chimney effect’ in homes, are your customers often interested in seeing longer-term results for themselves?  New technology is now available that can help overcome such issues.             Ecosense, Inc., based in Silicon Valley, was formed in July of 2019 to professionally introduce the novel ion chamber approach to radon measurement pioneered by FTLab of Korea to the...

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