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Where To Go for Help
Acknowledgements
Complete List of Links

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Alphabetical Listing of Reference Documents by Title
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A Citizen's Guide to Radon
Abstract: This guide contains information for protecting yourself and your family from radon.
Source: EPA
URL: http://www.epa.gov/radon/pubs/citguide.html

Building Radon Out: A Step-By-Step Guide on How to Build Radon-Resistant Homes [PDF]
Abstract: Understand the importance of building readon resistant homes and obtain detailed instructions for applying construction techniques. This guide covers it all. It even includes a chapter on marketing these valuable aspects of a new home.
Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
URL: http://www.epa.gov/radon/pdfs/buildradonout.pdf

Home Buyer's and Seller's Guide to Radon
Abstract: Practical information about residential radon; health effects, testing, and resistant construction methods. Extensive information is provided on proper testing procedures. For: Buyers, sellers and builders.
Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) et al.
URL: http://www.epa.gov/radon/pubs/hmbyguid.html

Radon-Resistant Construction for Builders [PDF]
Abstract: General overview of radon and design recommendations to add value to homes.
Source: Southface Energy Institute
URL: http://www.southface.org/web/resources&services/publications
/factsheets/30_radonresistantconst.pdf

 


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