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2014-06-24 20:20:47

VANCOUVER, June 24, 2014 /CNW/ - We are pleased to announce that an event to celebrate the launch of Radon Guard was held at the National Research Council of Canada (NRCC) in Ottawa on June 17th, 2014. The event was attended by senior NRCC and Canadian Construction Materials Centre (CCMC) staff, together with members of parliament and industry representatives. Radon Guard is a new, patent pending, structural under-slab ventilation panel system that allows for soil gas removal,...

2014-06-20 23:01:49

Vapor Protection Services announces a radon testing service coupon for Indianapolis area homeowners in support of the Indiana State Board of Health’s new enforcement policy of EPA standards for radon installation. Vapor Protection Services is offering a Radon Testing $99 Coupon, that can also act as a rebate on a new radon system, in order to reach homebuyers and sellers who regularly buy radon systems from unethical contractors and may not understand that radon really is the leading...

2014-01-29 23:30:38

During National Radon Action Month, Grinnell Mutual encourages Midwesterners to test their homes and business for the second leading cause of lung cancer, radon. Grinnell, IA (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 During National Radon Action Month, Grinnell Mutual encourages Midwesterners to test their homes and business for the second leading cause of lung cancer, radon. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), radon is responsible for more than 20,000 lung cancer deaths per year....

2014-01-02 16:20:22

Elevated Levels of Radon Affect Almost Half of Pennsylvania Homes HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection reminded Pennsylvanians today that January is National Radon Action Month. Radon is a colorless, odorless, radioactive gas that occurs naturally through the breakdown of uranium in soil and rocks. It can seep into homes through cracks in basements and foundations and can build up inside to concentrations many times the...

2013-02-01 23:00:34

The AARST Consortium on National Radon Standards has announced approval and release of a new Provisional American National Standard for radon mitigation professionals entitled, "Radon Mitigation Standards In Multifamily Buildings." The new document establishes preliminary standards for mitigating multifamily housing in the United States. Fletcher, North Carolina (PRWEB) February 01, 2013 The AARST Consortium on National Radon Standards has announced the release of a Provisional American...

2013-01-19 23:04:07

Nearly 25 years after the passage of the Indoor Radon Abatement Act (IRAA), the President of the nation´s leading professional organization working on radon (radioactivity) reduction solutions and standards, thinks a real remedy for schools is overdue and that Congressman Braley's legislation is part of the solution. Fletcher, NC (PRWEB) January 18, 2013 January is Radon Action Month, and on Monday, Congressman Bruce Braley of Iowa announced he was reintroducing the “End Radon in...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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