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Studies re: radon mitigation and energy efficiency

Started this discussion. Last reply by David Currie Dec 28, 2017. 16 Replies

Hello Home Energy Pros,I'm looking for resources, articles, studies about how radon mitigation systems impact energy efficiency (electricity consumption from active systems, potential increases in…Continue

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David Currie replied to Kevin Emerson's discussion Studies re: radon mitigation and energy efficiency
"Kevin, Thank you for raising this issue on the blog.  The defining study on weatherization and radon, as best I can tell, was performed by the Oak Ridge National…"
Dec 28, 2017
David Currie liked Kevin Emerson's discussion Studies re: radon mitigation and energy efficiency
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Donald Hester replied to Kevin Emerson's discussion Studies re: radon mitigation and energy efficiency
"Brad, The dangers of Ionized radiation is known but the issue is at what level does the damage become an issue. I spent 20 years in Biotechnology/Immunology working with radioactive materials and wastes so I have a bit of dog in the…"
Dec 28, 2017
Matthew Redmond replied to Kevin Emerson's discussion Studies re: radon mitigation and energy efficiency
"Kevin, Here's another link to the reported radon toxicity death in North Dakota. Follow this link: http://www.inforum.com/lifestyle/health/4372217-my-own-mothers-home-was-death-trap-first-radon-toxicity-listed-factor-nd"
Dec 28, 2017
Matthew Redmond replied to Kevin Emerson's discussion Studies re: radon mitigation and energy efficiency
"Kevin, I was recently made aware of a death in North Dakota that was directly contributed to radon exposure. Please follow this link for…"
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Stan Kuhn replied to Kevin Emerson's discussion Studies re: radon mitigation and energy efficiency
"It's good to see somebody who has some REAL scientific knowledge commenting on the real danger of radon.  I was required to take MANY HOURS of training on radon properties & dangers, and I am convinced of the dangers.  The cost is…"
Dec 21, 2017
Scott Katznelson replied to Kevin Emerson's discussion Studies re: radon mitigation and energy efficiency
"I've read this article, too, and found it very informative. I now do not consider radon a major issue, certainly not at typical residential levels."
Dec 21, 2017
Brad Cook replied to Kevin Emerson's discussion Studies re: radon mitigation and energy efficiency
"I believe that there is a plethora of studies to support the dangers of Radon. I was a radiation specialist in the Nuclear Naval Submarine Service and I have a degree in physics. I understand the source and mechanism of Radon. It is a long term…"
Nov 9, 2017
John Hatfield replied to Kevin Emerson's discussion Studies re: radon mitigation and energy efficiency
"Kevin I can comment based upon experience with construction and as a building official concerning semi-tight and passive house design. First as a building official the Town had adopted a requirement for a minimum passive radon removal system before…"
Nov 3, 2017
Bryan Gabriel replied to Kevin Emerson's discussion Studies re: radon mitigation and energy efficiency
"John, thanks for the information, it was very helpful."
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At 5:14pm on September 18, 2012, Tiger Adolf said…

Welcome Kevin!

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