Natural Ventilation

Natural Ventilation

The wind will naturally ventilate your home or business by entering or leaving windows, depending on their orientation to the wind. When wind blows against your home, air is forced into your windows. Heat accumulates in your building during the day, and the cool night...
Natural Ventilation

Home Air Pollutants

RADON (Rn) The most common source of indoor radon is uranium in the soil or rock on which homes are built. As uranium naturally breaks down, it releases radon gas which is a colorless, odorless, radioactive gas. Radon gas enters homes through dirt floors, cracks in...
Natural Ventilation

Radon Testing Checklist

Before Conducting a Radon Test: Notify all occupants of the importance of proper testing conditions. Give the occupants written instructions and explain the directions carefully. Conduct the radon test for a minimum of 48 hours; some test devices have a minimum...
Natural Ventilation

Radon Basics

What is radon? Home Radon test kits like this one are available at most home improvement stores. Radon (chemical symbol Rn) is a naturally occurring radioactive gas found in soils, rock, and water throughout the U.S. It has numerous different isotopes, but radon-220,...