Virtual Workshop: Radon-Resistant New Construction, April 13, 1 pm EDT

  • 13 April 2021
  • Start time : 01:00 PM
  • End time : 05:00 PM
  • Event Host : Green Built Alliance
radon, construction, green homes, residential
Event Description

The purpose of this course is to educate building professionals about radon measurement, radon-resistant measures in a new single-family home construction, as well as radon-mitigation measures in existing homes.

Upon completion of this course, individuals will be able to:

  • Understand the source of radon;
  • Understand, generally, how radon enters a building through negative pressure, building materials and private well-water;
  • Understand the incidence rate of elevated radon throughout North Carolina;
  • Provide your clients with science-based resources on the human health impacts of radon exposure;
  • Understand the essential basic components of radon measurement in a residential setting;
  • Understand the meaning of radon test results;
  • Identify experts who can explain radon test results to your clients;
  • Compare options for radon testing devices and testing timeframes;
  • Locate certified radon professionals approved by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency;
  • Provide consensus-based standards to your clients for both measuring radon levels in a building and mitigating elevated radon levels in a building;
  • Understand, generally, different radon mitigation practices for homes with different foundations;
  • Guide your client on possible interview questions to pose to a certified mitigator and/or items for a contract when hiring a certified professional; and
  • Guide builder clients on how to build with radon resistant techniques.

  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • Green Built Alliance
  • Event type
    • Online/Webinar

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