Radon in Schools

Why Test for Radon in Schools?┬á A nationwide survey of radon levels in schools estimates that nearly one in five has at least one schoolroom with a short-term radon level above the action level of 4 pCi/L (picoCuries per liter) – the level at which EPA...

Health Effects of Radon Gas

What health effects are associated with radon exposure? The Surgeon General has warned that radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States. There are currently no conclusive data on whether children are at greater risk than adults from radon. No...

Radon Gas Basic Facts

Radon Basics What is radon? Why is 4 pCi/L the recommended action level for Radon? What is a “picocurie” (pCi)?   What is radon? Radon is a radioactive gas. It is colorless, odorless, tasteless, and chemically inert. Unless you test for it, there is...

ERMI a DNA Mold Test

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) developed an index for indoor mold analysis called ERMI (Environmental Relative Moldiness Index). The standard is based on a test using state of the art DNA testing (MSQPCR) to identify molds that are linked to...