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We wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

With 2021 nearly behind us, the wish for a happy New Year has seldom been greater. The longing for a more normal everyday life is felt by us all. If we all pull together, we know that we will come through this! At Radonova, we want to take the opportunity to thank all of our customers and partners for working…
Darren Cottom
December 21, 2021
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Study shows substantial differences in radon levels between Canada and Sweden

An extensive study conducted at the University of Calgary and published in the scientific nature journal Scientific Reports, shows significant differences between Sweden and Canada in relation to radon levels in houses built in 1980 and later. A team of architects, radon experts and cancer researchers have found that the average radon gas levels in new homes is 467% higher…
Darren Cottom
November 30, 2021
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Should I be worried about temporarily high radon levels?

Radon levels in a house can vary considerably over 24 hours, and will be different depending on the day you take the measurement. However, if you consider the possibility of being exposed to elevated radon levels over a 10 to 20 year period, then the risk of developing lung cancer increases. Therefore, don’t worry about temporarily elevated radon levels just…
Thomas Chauvin
October 13, 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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Take Action on Radon and Radonova Collaborate on 100 Radon Test Kit Challenge

Radonova, the global leader in radon measurement, is proudly partnering with Take Action on Radon to supply Radtrak² radon gas detectors for the 100 Radon Test Kit Challenge. What is the 100 Radon Test Kit Challenge? The objective of the campaign is to gather more information about radon concentrations across Canada to increase knowledge and better understand concentration levels. The…
Thomas Chauvin
November 12, 2019
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New calculator simplifies radon measurement in the workplace

To coincide with the start of the radon measurement season, Radonova has launched a web application that makes it easier to calculate how many radon detectors are required to measure radon in the workplace. Due to national radiation protection laws which were introduced across Europe in 2018, there is now a legal requirement to measure radon levels in workplaces. The…
Thomas Chauvin
November 5, 2019
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Short-term measurement of radon: the right choice when selling a house

Radon is an issue that frequently crops up in connection with the sale of a house. When time pressures are a factor and quick decisions are needed, up-to-date and reliable measurement of radon levels in the home is often overlooked. One solution in these cases may be short-term measurement. Correctly performed short-term measurement provides both buyer and seller with an…
Karl Nilsson
April 24, 2019