Since the company’s inception, Radonova has prided itself on its industry leading quality procedures and processes in terms of radon measurement. Our measurement ethos and methodologies are globally recognised and importantly adjusted for the individual requirements of every country. To date, we have delivered radon measurements to over 50 countries. Due to our efficient … [Read more...] about Five Steps Which Guarantee a Quality Assured Radon Measurement
Indoor air pollutants in a home are relatively unavoidable. Whether coming from your furry family members, building materials, or into the home via outdoor sources, chances are your home has some level of contamination. Some pollutants, like dander and dust may have minor acute reactions like sneezing or an itchy throat. However, pollutants like radon and asbestos can have more … [Read more...] about Illness-Causing Elements in Your Home
What are the health risks of radon? Radon gas constitutes the 1second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States. With the lowest survival rate among cancers, the Environmental Protection Agency 2estimates that 21,000 people die from radon-induced lung cancer per year. In 2005, the Surgeon General of the United States 3issued a national health advisory on radon. Yet, … [Read more...] about How dangerous is radon?
All detectors manufactured by Radonova incorporate alpha track technology (ATD), but what are alpha tracks? During the process of decaying, alpha particles containing 2 protons and 2 neutrons are released from the atomic nucleus of a radon atom. This particle leaves the nucleus at a blazing 15,000,000 meters per second, or about 5% the speed of light. Due to the particles mass, … [Read more...] about What Are Alpha Tracks?