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New Smart Radon Detector Now Available – RadonEye Plus

January 30, 2018

propertECO are delighted to add the RadonEye Plus to the range of radon detectors available to customers across the UK. The RadonEye Plus from FTLab is a new generation of smart radon detector, with the ability to connect to WiFi so radon levels can be monitored remotely, either via a mobile App or webpage. The […]

New Year, New Regulations

January 2, 2018

As of 1st January 2018, the ‘action level’ for radon in workplaces has changed to 300 Bq/m3. The revision of the Ionising Radiations Regulations 1999 (IRR99), now Ionising Radiations Regulations 2017 (IRR17), means that all employers with annual average radon levels in excess of 300 Bq/m3 in their premises must Notify the Health & Safety […]

UK Radon Awareness Week 2017 Starts Today!

November 6, 2017

It’s that time of year again when the spotlight falls on radon, the gas which can seep into our homes and workplaces and is responsible for over 2000 lung cancer deaths every year. This year, the UK Radon Association which leads the campaign has chosen to focus on raising awareness of the increased risks that […]

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The Dangers of Radon and its Health Effects

July 26, 2017

Radon is a gas that occurs naturally in the ground, but if it enters a property and is allowed to accumulate the effects on the occupants can be deadly. Prolonged exposure to radon can lead to  lung cancer, so it is imperative that your property or workplace is checked using a simple radon testing kit. […]

Is Your Radon Sump Working?

February 24, 2017

Have you had a radon sump installed at your property to reduce high radon levels? Maybe you’ve just bought a property where there is an existing sump. We are often contacted by homeowners and building managers with one question: “How do I know if my radon sump is working?” There are two parts to this […]

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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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Positive Pressure Systems: FAQs

November 11, 2016

Continuing our series of radon information blogs for UK Radon Awareness Week 2016, today we answer some of the most common questions about positive pressure systems. Q: What is a positive pressure system? A: A positive pressure system is used to reduce radon levels in buildings. It involves a special fan being installed, either within […]

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