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Full speed at Radonova’s new facilities – the production and analysis unit is running at full throttle

Radonova's growth and high demand for reliable radon measurements are now matched by the company's new facilities in Uppsala. Since the end of last year, Radonova has been working in customized facilities that house a production unit, offices, and a brand new laboratory, covering  over 1,600 square meters. The new property is built to optimize work flows and processes while…
benjaminportin
February 20, 2024
MeasurementNews

Why Should Radon Be Measured During the Winter Half of the Year?

Radon can be measured throughout the year. However, to obtain an annual average value of radon levels in a home or workplace, it should be measured during what is called the “heating season” for at least two months. Other countries, such as Canada, recommend measuring for 91 days and longer. The timing of the heating season can vary slightly between…
benjaminportin
February 2, 2024
HomeMeasurement

Can radon make a house uninhabitable?

The short answer is yes. Although radon gas itself does not make the house impossible to live in, high concentrations of radon in the house can pose a serious health risk to the inhabitants. While most houses do not have radon levels above the limits set in various countries, there is still a concerning number of homes that have elevated…
benjaminportin
January 24, 2024
NewsWorkplace

Three trends that will shape the radon testing industry in 2024

 In recent years, significant progress and changes have occurred in the field of radon and radon measurement. This invisible, odorless, and naturally occurring gas has gained  attention due to its potential health risks. Radonova Laboratories, the world leader in radon measurement, has compiled the global trends in radon measurement and how they are expected to impact the work in the…
benjaminportin
January 9, 2024
News

We wish you all Happy Holidays and a Happy New Year!

At Radonova, we have added another exciting year to the books. Still, around the world the holiday season isn´t a peaceful break for everyone. To make a small contribution, Radonova has therefore chosen to support UNICEF's work. We hope that 2024 will be a year where things turn around and more people will get to live in peace and have…
benjaminportin
December 18, 2023
MeasurementNews

Radonova receives top rating in Canadian comparison test

In a comparison test conducted by the Canadian National Radon Proficiency Program (C-NRPP), the Radonova Laboratories radon detectors RadTrak3 and Rapidos received the highest performance grade of an “A”. The test was carried out to provide Canadian consumers with an unbiased, performance-based comparison of alpha track radon detectors commonly used in Canada. The tests were performed at the Radiation Safety…
benjaminportin
December 6, 2023
News

Radonova Sweden to manufacture a state-of-the-art instrument to assist researchers in understanding climate change

Uppsala-based Radonova has been commissioned to manufacture a new highly sensitive radon instrument. The instrument, ARMON, was developed by the Technical University of Barcelona (UPC) and will be manufactured under license. With the new instrument, it is possible to measure radon levels in outdoor air with great precision, even when the levels are very low. Several different techniques helping researchers…
benjaminportin
November 22, 2023
News

Radonova’s American company is recognized for its service

Radonova's North American company HomeBuyer's Preferred has recently been awarded the "2023 Service Exceeding Expectations Award" by NEI Global Relocation. The award was presented at NEI's Global Partner Alliance Summit in Omaha, Nebraska. The accolade is given to a partner who consistently demonstrates an unwavering commitment to exceeding expectations when it comes to service and delivery. HomeBuyer's Preferred is the…
benjaminportin
November 6, 2023
Measurement

Accreditation High on the Agenda at GARRM

Radonova recently participated in the 16th edition of GARRM, an international workshop held in Prague that focuses on the geological aspects of radon risk maps. This year, Radonova delivered a presentation on the topic of accreditation and an informative lecture on "radon action plans" in Europe. Among those present were Radonova's José-Luis Gutierrez Villanueva and Zuzanna Podgorska. Zuzanna Podgorska gave…
benjaminportin
October 30, 2023