Radon and Real Estate (The Canadian Perspective)

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Radon is a radioactive gas that can be found in any home in North America.  It comes from the soil and enters any building which has contact with the ground.  Although it occurs naturally, the way we build our homes has created an environment which allows elevated levels of radon indoors.  Elevated radon levels increase the risk of lung cancer for all occupants.  Lung cancer continues to lead statistics for cancer deaths; however, it is one of the most preventable cancers.  Learning about radon can help your clients live in healthier homes and can save their lives.  Join us for this course to learn basic information about radon and its health risk, and also about information on how to reduce it in homes, including how to identify good and poor installations.

This course will cover the information from a Canadian perspective including types of measurement and reduction techniques.

Learning objectives:

  • Health effects of radon
  • How to test and reduce radon levels in homes
  • How to determine recognize some key features of a properly installed mitigation system

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