NIH estimates 20,000 Lung Cancer deaths per year due to radon
IV. Evaluation: Detection
Radon Gas detector placed in basement of home
Hazardous level of household radon: >4 pCi/L
More common in midwest and most concentrated in basements
V. Management: Dangerous radon levels
Revision of existing construction
Radon mitigation (exhaust for Radon Gas): Costs >$1500
Radon Proofing Home: $200-400
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