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Thomas Chauvin

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Radonova’s Tryggve Rönnqvist honoured by the ERA

At this year’s European Radon Week, Radonova's radon specialist Tryggve Rönnqvist received the prestigious European Radon Association award. Tryggve was given the award for his many years of work and expertise in the field of radon awareness and research, as well as his involvement in the development of new innovative radon measurement solutions. With an overwhelming majority of the votes,…
Thomas Chauvin
March 10, 2020
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European Radon Week, Vienna 24 – 28 February 2020

One of the biggest radon events this year took place in the beautiful city of Vienna in February. The headquarters building of the Austrian Federal Office of Metrology and Surveying, BEV, hosted this international event. The local organisers of the event were AGES (Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety) and BEV, and altogether they made this event something that…
Thomas Chauvin
March 3, 2020
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Is radon only in basements

Radon is completely odorless as well as being invisible. Because it is often found unexpectedly in basements, some people mistakenly believe that it only occurs in basements. This is a dangerous assumption that may damage your ability to protect your home if you are not careful. Most commonly homes with basements are suspect for having higher radon levels. The fact…
Thomas Chauvin
March 3, 2020
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Radonova strengthens support team to meet increased customer demand

The global demand for reliable radon technology and measurements is increasing. This has led to Radonova strengthening its support team with the appointment of Erica Hall who joined the company in 2019. Here, Erica tells us about her role, the Radonova work environment and how her new job is helping her to develop new customer facing skills.  Tell us a little about your background… I have a pretty mixed background in terms of education and work experience. In terms of academia, I focused on hotels, tourism,…
Thomas Chauvin
February 25, 2020
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Record levels of interest in European Radon Week 2020

Interest in "European Radon Week" has surpassed all previous levels, making it one of the standout dates in the calendar for national authorities, the scientific radon community, industry and all other experts interested in radon. The conference, held in Vienna from 24-28 February, has been sold out for many months. The event is supported by the European Radon Association (ERA), the European Commission and Europe's largest radon project, MetroRADON.  This year's…
Thomas Chauvin
February 18, 2020
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Radonova receives excellent results from PHE for validation test

Radonova Laboratories has received exceptional results in a radon measurement validation test carried out by Public Health England (PHE) – an executive agency of the Department of Health and Social Care in the UK. The latest test follows on from a comparative test conducted by PHE in May last year where again Radonova achieved industry leading results. PHE’s comparative reference tests are widely recognised as being one of the most demanding in the industry.  PHE's validation test indicates that Radonova has minor deviations from the respective…
Thomas Chauvin
February 4, 2020
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Alberta and Saskatchewan 2nd most radon-exposed populations

Alberta and Saskatchewan 2nd most radon-exposed populations on Earth claims latest research  A University of Calgary-led study has found that the Western North American Prairie provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan are the 2nd most radon-exposed populations on Earth, just behind Poland. The study generated many interesting findings, one of the most concerning being that radon levels in North American residential environments may be increasing,…
Thomas Chauvin
January 21, 2020
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Radonova launches ROBIN2 – a professional radon sensor with high sensitivity

Radonova Laboratories has launched a new version of ROBIN, broadening its range of radon measurement technologies. The latest version of ROBIN is twice as sensitive as its predecessor and includes an improved response function for optimum compliance with rapid changes in radon levels. ROBIN is a state-of-the-art radon sensor that can be deployed as a fixed installation in smart homes…
Thomas Chauvin
January 7, 2020
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Interview with Weston Jacques of Evict Radon

In this Expert Interview we talk to Weston Jacques, Executive Director of Evict Radon – a new non-profit organization dedicated to radon awareness and testing across Canada via a University of Calgary research study. During our conversation, Weston discusses the evolution of the Evict Radon campaign and how it is expanding this year… How did the project come about? Evict…
Thomas Chauvin
December 17, 2019