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A local and global approach – a strategy which strengthens Radonova’s reputation

Since the mid-2010s, many European countries have implemented the European Directive EURATOM 2013/59 which aims to strengthen, or even sometimes create, local and national regulation regarding radon. As a world leader in radon measurements and technology, Radonova has monitored and acted on local and national radon trends, investing in local stakeholders so that they can meet the growing demand for…
Darren Cottom
November 15, 2022
Measurement

European Radon Week highlights the importance of radon prevention measures

During the last week of September 2022, several leading researchers, experts, authorities, and industry representatives gathered in Bergen, Norway, for European Radon Week. The European Radon Association (ERA) organized workshops and the recurring conference ROOMS (Radon Outcomes on Mitigation Solutions) was also an important part of the program. This year, the overarching theme was "radon prevention and mitigation in new…
Darren Cottom
October 25, 2022
Measurement

Requirement for follow-up radon measurement during working hours before mitigation

Since the introduction of the 2013/59/Euratom directive, many countries in Europe have started strengthening their national radon regulation, specifically for workplaces and public buildings. For example, introducing lower reference and action levels as well as protocols to ensure good practice when it comes to measuring radon. In this regard, Sweden, with its long tradition of radon measurement, has one of…
Darren Cottom
October 11, 2022
Measurement

Record breaking month for Radonova’s laboratory – 34,000 detectors analyzed in one week

May is always Radonova’s busiest period. This year, the world's leading radon laboratory broke records in the number of detectors processed. During a single week in May, Radonova handled approximately 34,000 received detectors. After a couple of years where the pandemic limited the ability to measure for radon, there is now great global demand for radon measurements. Oscar Wännerud, who…
Darren Cottom
May 24, 2022
Measurement

Which digital radon instrument should I choose?

Before choosing a digital radon instrument, you should first decide whether to use a radon detector or a digital radon instrument. There are pros and cons to both options. By first evaluating your own requirements, it becomes easier to choose the right one. A radon detector does not show radon content in real time. However, by placing radon detectors in…
Darren Cottom
May 4, 2022
Measurement

How effective are radon maps and what do they represent?

In many countries across the world, authorities have designed a wide variety of national radon maps that are used to illustrate radon priority areas. A recent paper published by Eric Petermann, Peter Bossew, and Bernd Hoffmann from BfS, Germany, questions the effectiveness of radon maps and whether they are having the desired impact on the public. Understanding radon maps Radon…
Darren Cottom
May 3, 2022
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Radonova adds EcoQube to Product Portfolio – digital radon measurement for homes and apartments

Radonova has added EcoQube, developed by Ecosense Inc, to its world leading radon measurement product suite. EcoQube is an affordable measuring instrument for home and apartment owners who want to measure changeable radon levels during the day or night. EcoQube provides customers with real time insights into hourly fluctuations of radon levels. This is not possible with other consumer instruments,…
mariadugdale
March 23, 2022