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Think radon only affects the South West? Think Again!

November 28, 2016

There is a common misconception that radon only affects the South West of England, predominantly Devon & Cornwall. Whilst high levels of radon are found across these regions, there are many other parts of the UK also affected by radon. As radon mitigation specialists, we are called in to help clients reduce radon concentrations in […]

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Radon in Basements: Latest Guidance All Designers & Waterproofers Must Be Aware Of

July 19, 2016

The 2015 revision of BRE Report BR 211, which includes guidance on radon protective measures for new buildings and conversions, contains an important section on basements and other occupied below-ground spaces. The updated version recognises that the use of such areas is increasingly popular and that specific consideration must be given to how the structure […]

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In at Number 35… propertECO Makes the Startups 100 List

October 18, 2013

A list of the top 100 UK companies under three years old has just been published, and we’re delighted to announce that propertECO came in at number 35. Launched in 2008, Startups 100 was the first index of its kind – a celebration of the best in new British businesses. Now in its fourth year, […]

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A Healthy Basement Should Be A Standard, Not A Luxury

October 11, 2013

When propertECO attended the International Radon Symposium in September, we caught up with Bill Crawford, President of the Basement Health Association. Formerly known as The National Association of Waterproofing and Structural Repair Contractors, the Association changed its name to the BHA to reflect the need for health implications to be considered when carrying out works to […]

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propertECO Feature in Building Engineer Magazine

August 2, 2013

This month’s Building Engineer magazine, the official journal of the Association of Building Engineers features an article from propertECO about the need to consider radon under the Party Wall Act when converting a basement or cellar.   When a cellar is converted or a new basement created in a neighbouring property, the disturbance to the […]

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propertECO in RICS Building Control Journal

May 3, 2013

Advice from propertECO’s Martin Freeman features in this month’s edition of the RICS Building Control Journal Click the front cover image to read the article, which explains why radon must be taken into account when planning a basement conversion.

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Case Study: Radvantage System for Eco Home

February 27, 2013

Case Study: Radvantage System for Eco Home Combined waterproofing & radon gas management system for newbuild eco home on Jurassic Coast propertECO were involved in this exciting project from the very earliest design stages, as the client knew that his dream of a round house built into the cliffside on the Jurassic Coast would require […]

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