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2013-06-06 23:22:24

Timothy Evans, owner of Traverse City Home Inspections LLC (http://www.traversecityhomeinspections.com), a home inspection company serving Traverse City and Northwest Michigan, reports that radon gas testing is now required by some insurance and mortgage companies and advises home sellers to have their home inspected before listing so that any potential problems can be addressed to speed up the selling process. Traverse City, MI (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 Timothy Evans, owner of Traverse City...

2013-02-18 08:20:09

ATLANTA, Feb. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- You can't detect radon without special tools -- but the consequences can be life threatening. Likewise, a company that can't spot efficiency killers is asking for trouble. Driving conditions, idle time, a timing belt about to snap -- numerous conditions can affect the performance and profitability of field operations, yet they aren't always apparent until it's too late. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120723/CL44954LOGO )...

2013-02-05 00:21:26

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --- Radon gas is widely known as a leading cause of environmental lung cancer throughout the United States. For over 20 years the Environmental Protection Agency has been encouraging more regulation to mandate testing for radon gas and mitigating the problem when levels are 4 pCi/l or higher. Yesterday, key members of HUD, EPA, Surgeon General, and CDC held a press conference to announce new radon testing and radon mitigation requirements for...

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...

2013-01-21 12:22:18

HARTFORD, Conn., Jan. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- S.W.A.T. Environmental, the nation's largest provider of radon mitigation and vapor intrusion mitigation services, announces a new franchise agreement that will support services in Connecticut, New York and Rhode Island. With over 100,000 radon systems successfully completed since the company's inception in 1988, S.W.A.T. Environmental has more certified technicians on staff than any other company in the industry. Eric Schmitt, former Vice...

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...

2013-01-07 16:21:37

Free Webinar on Jan. 16 to Offer Q&A with Experts, Home Testing Tips HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of National Radon Action Month, the Department of Environmental Protection will present an episode on the subject as part of its quarterly webinar series, DEP at Home, on Wednesday, Jan. 16, from 7 to 8 p.m. "Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States and affects almost half of all Pennsylvania homes," DEP Secretary Mike...

2012-12-13 12:26:42

NEW YORK, Dec. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The professional HVAC retailers at PexUniverse have added a diverse line of ventilation equipment for the home and office. Tjernlund ventilator fans are known for their durability and ease of installation, making them perfect for DIY home renovators and professionals alike. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121213/CG29356) Among the products now offered are basement ventilation fans, draft inducers (including wood stove draft...

2012-11-27 08:28:47

SAINT PAUL, Minn., Nov. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- G&K Services employees are holding a glowstick vigil to honor Margaret Stenger, a fellow employee who was recently diagnosed with lung cancer, with the hopes of breaking the Guinness World Record (4,500 glow sticks) for the longest lit glowstick chain and increasing lung cancer awareness. The vigil will be held on Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 5 p.m. outside the corporate office of G&K Services, 5995 Opus Parkway in...

2012-11-21 08:21:16

VANCOUVER, Nov. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - RADON ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT CORP. and LANDAUER INC. announce a new partnership to supply the Canadian market with the Radtrak Radon Gas Detector.  Highly accurate, the Radtrak incorporates the most widely used method of measuring radon in North America and Europe. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121121/TO360) "Landauer is a world leader and pioneer in radon gas detection, and we are excited to form this new partnership and...