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New European Standards Set for Radon Management

April 15, 2014

A new directive to safeguard people against the effects of radiation, including radon, has been introduced by the European Union. The Basic Safety Standards (2013/59/EURATOM) were published in the official Journal of the European Union in January and “lay down basic safety standards for protection against the dangers arising from exposure to ionising radiation”. The […]

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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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Report from the 2013 International Radon Symposium

October 2, 2013

propertECO were delighted to be invited to attend the 2013 International Radon Symposium in September, organised by the American Association of Radon Scientists and Technologists (AARST). The 4-day event included a programme of seminars on wide-ranging topics, such as how to deal with radon in multi-family homes, the potential for radon release during fracking and […]

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The Homeowners Guide To Radon Gas

September 5, 2013

If you are a property owner in the UK it is vital that you understand and protect yourself from the risks of radon gas. Radon is present throughout the whole of the UK and though the Radon Map exists as a general guide to the areas estimated to be at the greatest risk throughout the […]

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Dealing With Radon When You’re Selling Your Home

It’s a difficult selling market out there so it’s time to do whatever it takes to stay ahead of the competition, which means it’s time to get radon testing.

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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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