Radon and Real Estate: The Next Steps, How to Understand Radon Reduction, the Good and Bad (Canadian Perspective)

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11 am PT / 12 pm MT / 1 pm CT / 2 pm ET
*approximate length: 45 minutes to 1 hour

Presenters: Jeff LeBlanc and Pam Warkentin, CARST/C-NRPP

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 its naturally occurring, 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.  By learning about radon can help your clients live in healthier homes and can save their lives.  Join us for this webinar to learn basic information about radon and its health risk, and also information on how to reduce it in homes, including how to identify good and poor installations.

This webinar 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

Pam Warkentin, B.Comm. (hons) is a founding member of CARST and a C-NRPP certified measurement professional. Pam is the Executive Director of both CARST and C-NRPP, and Project Manager of the Take Action on Radon (TAOR) Program.  She works closely with the CARST Board of Directors, the C-NRPP Policy Advisory Board, and all CARST committees.  She also coordinates with Health Canada and radon stakeholders across the country.


Jeff LeBlanc holds a Bachelor of Science from UNB and is a certified Radon measurement and mitigation professional.  A certified Master inspector, Jeff is the president of Cottage to Castle Home Inspection Services and Radon Repair, based in Moncton, NB.  Jeff is also a co-owner of Window World Moncton.  Jeff is passionate about Radon and making his province a safer place to live.  His team of customer service professionals love to educate and help our clients by reducing their radon levels. 

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