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Radon-resistant residential new construction

Michael C. Osborne

Radon-resistant residential new construction

by Michael C. Osborne

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Published by Air and Energy Engineering Research Laboratory, Office of Environmental Engineering and Technology Demonstration, Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Research Triangle Park, NC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • House construction -- United States.,
  • Radon -- Environmental aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesRadon resistant residential new construction.
    Statementby Michael C. Osborne.
    ContributionsAir and Energy Engineering Research Laboratory.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 47 p. :
    Number of Pages47
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15345297M

    Installing Radon Systems in New Homes • (in both English and Spanish) BOOK RESOURCES. Architectural Drawings. Passive Radon Control System for New Construction. For builders new to radon-resistant new construction . Radon resistant new construction; minimum standards. Except as provided in section , new construction built after September 1, , in the State of Nebraska that is intended to be regularly occupied by people shall be built using radon resistant new construction .

    Radon Resistant New Construction (RRNC) What are Radon-resistant construction techniques? The techniques may vary for different foundations and site requirements, but the basic elements are: A. . Radon Resistant New Construction Workshop National Environmental Health Association Washington DC, March , What Is Radon? Radon is a gas. It is naturally occurring. It cannot be seen or .

    Department of Construction Services Office of School Construction Grants RADON RESISTANT NEW CONSTRUCTION (RRNC) It is typically easier and much less expensive to design and construct a new . This Section contains the requirements for new construction in Illinois in accordance with the Radon Resistant Construction Act [ ILCS 52]. The following required construction methods are intended to resist radon entry and prepare the building for post-construction .


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When a new home is built, radon control techniques (also referred to as radon-resistant new construction) can be used to help keep radon from entering the home. The EPA has developed a voluntary guidance document on radon control techniques for new residential construction.

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Radon Resistant New Construction (RRNC) Building Standards AARST Guidance. Current guidance is available through the American Association of Radon Scientists and are consensus documents to which the USEPA defers. ASTM Standard Practice for Radon Control Options for the Design and Construction of New Low-Rise Residential.

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SEPA Project Summary Radon-Resistant Residential New Construction Michael C. Osborne The purpose of this manual is to provide builders and potential new. Radon-Resistant New Construction (RRNC) techniques use simple technology Radon-resistant residential new construction book common radon reduction techniques to help keep radon from entering the home by directing the radon gas outdoors.

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