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Radon Sumps: FAQs

November 10, 2016

Following our post on how to choose a radon test kit earlier this Radon Awareness Week, today we turn our attention to one of the two primary methods of reducing radon levels in buildings. Q: What is a radon sump? A: A radon sump is small void excavated beneath a building for the purpose of […]

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A Run Down of Radon Test Kits

November 8, 2016

As part of UK Radon Awareness Week, we are encouraging homeowners and employers to test their buildings for radon. But with several different types of radon detectors, test kits and monitors on the market, which should you choose? Read on to find out more about the various ways of testing for radon including information on […]

Radon Awareness Week 2016 Gets Underway

November 7, 2016

UK Radon Awareness Week 2016 begins on Monday 7th November, coinciding with European Radon Day. Throughout the week, propertECO will be sharing information to increase awareness and understanding of radon gas, the number one cause of lung cancer in non-smokers. Responsible for around 2000 deaths in the UK every year, radon can be found in […]

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International Award presented to propertECO Director for Radon Awareness Efforts

October 5, 2015

At the 2015 International Radon Symposium in Minneapolis, USA, propertECO’s Commercial Director, Rebecca Coates was presented with an award recognising her efforts to further radon education and awareness in the UK. The Innovative Leadership Award was presented to Rebecca by Shawn Price, President of the American Association of Radon Scientists and Technologists (AARST) for her […]

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Radon Risk Assessments: Are You Compliant?

September 4, 2015

Radon Risk Assessments: Are You Compliant? Most employers are aware of the need to cover aspects such as slips & trips, manual handling and fire escape routes in their health and safety risk assessments, but many are unaware of the requirement to carry out a radon risk assessment. Exposure to radon, a naturally occurring gas […]

propertECO launches new online store

April 1, 2015

propertECO are pleased to announce the launch of, a new e-commerce site making it even easier for customers to access radon testing devices and specialist mitigation equipment. The product range available through the new website represents the widest range of radon testing equipment available in the UK, with everything from low cost passive monitors […]

World Cancer Day 2015 – Radon Can Cause Lung Cancer

February 4, 2015

Wednesday 4th February 2015 is World Cancer Day. Few people realise that a naturally occurring gas that can accumulate unnoticed within buildings is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the UK, and the leading cause of the disease in non-smokers. Radon-induced lung cancer claims over 1000 lives in the UK every year, yet […]

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