radon membrane News

  • Radon Gas, can you keep it out of your home?

    An amazing number of people are not aware of the dangers this gas poses to our health. Odorless, colorless, leaking out of the earth across most of the USA, and causing Cancer! Visit http://www.epa.gov/radon/zonemap.html for information in your area, for more information on this silent killer. Within the past several years, my parents tried to purchase a number ...


    By Global Plastic Sheeting

  • Membrana and Layne Christensen Company sign limited agreement for VOC, radon removal

    Membrana-Charlotte, a division of Celgard, LLC has entered into a limited exclusive agreement with Layne Christensen Company for Radon and VOC removal for municipal water applications in the continental United States. Liqui-Cel® Membrane Contactors are leading-edge technology in gas transfer applications and are the accepted norm in many markets. As a market leader, Layne has strong ...

  • Now Stocking: Propex 1071 - 10oz Environmental Geotextile

    Propex 1071 meets (or exceeds) the specifications most commonly detailed in Canada for geotextiles used in the construction of new radon gas prevention systems for under concrete slabs. This product is commonly used directly below the 15mil radon sheet membrane barrier, and above the gas permeable aggregate, to protect the sheet membrane from damage caused by sharp aggregates. The 1071 is also ...


    By Cascade Geotechnical Inc.

  • HPA Introduces Target Level for `Killer Gas`

    The Health Protection Agency (HPA) has introduced what it calls a new "Target Level" of 100 becquerels per cubic metre (Bq m-3) for radon levels in the home. This Target Level is in addition to the current Action Level of 200 Bq m-3 which provides that where indoor levels are found to be above 200 Bq m3, action should be taken to reduce the level. It applies to all homes and should be applied to ...


    By Environmental Protection UK

  • Are all vapor barriers created equal?

    This is an excellent question. It is important to know that not all plastics are created equal. For instance, that 4 mil and 6 mil Construction grade polyethylene sheeting in the construction aisle is the lowest grade of polyethylene sheeting available on the market at any given time. It is made from up to 25% post consumer recycled goods, reground resins, and the absolute least expensive resins ...


    By Global Plastic Sheeting

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