Radon in education

  Simple radon detectors using a radiation sensitive plastic and a used yoghurt pot can be used to measure radon in buildings or in the soil as part of teaching radioactivity or as part of exploring the natural environment around.       Free plastic can be obtained from Track Analysis Systems Ltd as part of…

Discover – Test – Reduce

High radon concentrations can be found in any building, anywhere but some areas are more prone to higher levels. This is rarely a problem as specialist mitigators can install systems to lower the indoor radon concentration, lowering the health risks associated with radon. Testing for radon is simple and cheap. There are different technologies available…

Welcome to Radon Awareness Week 2016

The UK Radon Awareness Weeks starts on November 7th with the European Radon Day and in memory of Marie Curie, who discovered radium, the source of radon, a little over 100 years ago. Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas that emanates from the soil. It is everywhere, unavoidable and harmless outside. Radon can enter buildings…