radon

23
Jul

INDOOR AIR POLLUTION – SOURCES OF INDOOR AIR POLLUTION AND HOW TO PREVENT THEM

Intro Indoor air pollution can be a very critical health risk. According to research done by the Environmental Protection Agency, indoor air is usually 2-5 times more polluted compared to the one outdoors. At times, it can be much more polluted than this. Combining this statistic with the fact that the average Canadian spends over 90% of his/her time indoors,

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21
Jul

HOW TO IMPROVE INDOOR AIR QUALITY AND REDUCE AIR POLLUTION

HOW TO IMPROVE INDOOR AIR QUALITY AND REDUCE AIR POLLUTION It is obvious that all humans desire to breathe clean air. In a progressively urbanized world, pollution and air quality are essential and hotly debated issues. More often than not, we tend to assume that air pollution is something that we face while outdoors in the form of that yellow

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3
Jul

MORE RADON ON RAINY DAYS?!

Here in Ottawa, it seems like lately it has been raining more often than not. It is even raining right now as I write this article. Don’t worry though, I would not waste your time by talking about how depressing rainy days can be. No, this article will address a unique concern when it comes to radon present in homes

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15
Jun

Give-Away to Win One of 10 Radon Measurements

Simon Air Quality Will Be Giving Away 10 Radon Measurements to 10 Lucky Winners!! Start Date: July 1, 2017 End Date: July 31, 2017 Have you always wondered about radon? Curious about what it is and what it does? Maybe you know enough about radon to know you don’t want it harming you or your family.     About Radon

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29
May

Reasons for Home Builders to Consider Radon Reduction Features in New Homes

Reasons for Home Builders to Consider Radon Reduction Features in New Homes Currently there is no law or standard in Ontario, Canada to force home builders to include radon reduction methods during construction of houses, with the exception of three different areas – The Ministry of Municipal Affairs has designated buildings in the following areas to be designed and constructed

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19
Jan

Brief Overview of Radon

Radon (Rn) has an atomic number 86. On the periodic table, you can find it in Group 18 and Period 6 just to the right of astatine. Radon is listed under the Noble gases category along with neon, helium, xenon, argon, and krypton. It is a radioactive gas released from normal decay of radium, thorium, and uranium in rock and

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19
Jan

Mike Holmes: Radon is our second silent killer — and testing your home is the only solution

Way to go Mike Holmes. Thank you for spreading awareness about radon in homes. Less than half of everyone in Ottawa has actually heard of radon before. Radon is a huge health concern and needs to be addressed immediately. If you are a home owner, property manager, buyer or seller, please get your house tested for radon right away. Call

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19
Jan

Brief Overview of Radon

Radon (Rn) has an atomic number 86. On the periodic table, you can find it in Group 18 and Period 6 just to the right of astatine. Radon is listed under the Noble gases category along with neon, helium, xenon, argon, and krypton. It is a radioactive gas released from normal decay of radium, thorium, and uranium in rock and

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