radon gas barrier 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Butyl Products Group increases staffing level by over 50%

    Billericay based Butyl Products Group recently acquired the assets and goodwill of Landline Limited making them one of the UK’s foremost liquid containment solution specialists, with more industry experience than any other manufacturer and installer throughout Europe.  “We’re absolutely delighted to be able to welcome several of Landline’s ...


    By Butyl Products Ltd.

  • Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver recognized at Golden, Colo. home dedication for excellence in sustainable housing

    Today in Golden, Colo., the ribbon was cut on the first ENERGY STAR, WaterSense and Indoor airPLUS-labeled residence in Colorado. This Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver duplex is also the first affordable home in the nation built to the trio of EPA new homes programs that set standards for energy efficiency, water efficiency, and healthy indoor air in residential home construction. At the ...

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