What is Radon?

Radon is an invisible gas formed in the Earth’s crust. Radon is colorless and odorless.
It surrounds every one of us as part of the air we breathe.

What Radon Does to Our Health:


When radon decays, it releases radioactive particles that can be

harmful to our lungs. In fact, radon is the leading cause of lung cancer for non-smokers in the US and, according to recent research, contributes to skin cancer.

 

Newborns/children are more susceptible to radon exposure due to
their lung shape and size. 
Radon is also proven to be harmful to pets.

One out of three homes have high radon levels. 

Sources: National Institutes for Health, Centers for Disease Control

21,000

People Die From Radon-related
Lung Cancer Each Year in The United States.

21,000  People Die From Radon-related Lung Cancer Each Year in The United States.

Where Radon Comes From

The natural breakdown (radioactive decay) of uranium in:

Where Radon Comes From The natural breakdown (radioactive decay) of uranium in: soil water rock

How Radon Enters a Building

Air pressure differences between a building and the soil around its foundation create a vacuum and draw radon through cracks in the foundation, pipe fittings, shower, sump pump and windows.

What Do My Radon Levels Mean? 

What Do My Radon Levels Mean? 0.4 Average Outdoor Level National Average Indoor 1.3 2.7 World Health Org Recommended Action Level 4.0 EPA Action Level (Like smoking 10 cigarettes a day) pCi/L
How Radon Enters a Building Air pressure differences between a building and the soil around its foundation create a vacuum and draw radon through cracks in the foundation, pipe fittings, shower, sump pump and windows. Radon Source Shower Well water & pipe fittings Cracks in foundation Sump pump Radon solution Interior SSD System Exterior SSD System Radon in Soil Radon in groundwater Radon in bedrock

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Pound Ridge, NY 10576​

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