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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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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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Use A Professional For Radon Mitigation

November 11, 2015

This UK Radon Awareness Week, propertECO are spreading the message not only about the risks of radon exposure, but also about the risks of employing the wrong contractor, or using the wrong equipment, to deal with a radon problem. Martin Freeman, Managing Director of propertECO said “We are very keen to promote not only awareness […]

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Download our free workplace radon risk assessment toolkit

November 10, 2015

As part of UK Radon Awareness Week (7th – 13th November 2015), the campaign is today focusing on radon in the workplace. Radon can affect any building in any location. This includes both homes and workplaces. Whilst it is a choice for a homeowner whether they wish to test for radon, there is a legal […]

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Special Offer During UK Radon Awareness Week

November 9, 2015

The first UK Radon Awareness Week has officially begun, and to mark the occasion, propertECO are running a very special offer on home radon test kits. Normally priced at £42.00, for a limited time only customers can purchase a pack of two radon detectors for just £28.00* – that’s a massive saving of 33%! To […]

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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 […]