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Radonova update in regards to COVID-19

Radonova has taken a number of measures to ensure procedures carry on as normal during the COVID-19 pandemic. We, like other organizations, are affected by the seriousness of the situation but will continue to conduct measurements and deliveries without interruption. Our customer support is open as usual and accessible to those who have radon-related questions.  In order to minimize the spread of infection, a large number of our employees currently work from home. Employees working in our laboratory who provide services which cannot be performed from home are completely focused on reducing the risk of exposure and spread of the virus. This means that detectors can still be returned to Radonova and analyzed. In all cases,…
Thomas Chauvin
April 7, 2020
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Radonova accelerates European expansion plan with German appointment

Radonova Laboratories has appointed Patrik Nöteberg, an experienced radon specialist, who will be responsible for the company's strategic growth in Germany. Like many other European countries, Germany has introduced new stringent national rules as a result of EURATOM Directive BSS 59/2013. This means that the demand for reliable, flexible and cost-effective radon measurements will increase. In addition to measuring radon…
Thomas Chauvin
March 31, 2020
Measurement

Seasonal Peak for the Radonova Instrument Workshop

The season for measuring soil radon is nearly upon us. This coincides with there being a sharp increase in the global demand for reliable radon instruments. For Fredrik Lindén and his colleagues at Radonova's radon instrument production department, this equates to long days to fulfil customer requests. ”When assembling radon instruments we use state-of-the-art technology, but there is still a…
Thomas Chauvin
March 17, 2020
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Radonova’s Tryggve Rönnqvist honoured by the ERA

At this year’s European Radon Week, Radonova's radon specialist Tryggve Rönnqvist received the prestigious European Radon Association award. Tryggve was given the award for his many years of work and expertise in the field of radon awareness and research, as well as his involvement in the development of new innovative radon measurement solutions. With an overwhelming majority of the votes,…
Thomas Chauvin
March 10, 2020
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European Radon Week, Vienna 24 – 28 February 2020

One of the biggest radon events this year took place in the beautiful city of Vienna in February. The headquarters building of the Austrian Federal Office of Metrology and Surveying, BEV, hosted this international event. The local organisers of the event were AGES (Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety) and BEV, and altogether they made this event something that…
Thomas Chauvin
March 3, 2020
HomeMeasurement

Is radon only in basements?

Radon is completely odorless as well as being invisible. Because it is often found unexpectedly in basements, some people mistakenly believe that it only occurs in basements. This is a dangerous assumption that may damage your ability to protect your home if you are not careful. Most commonly homes with basements are suspect for having higher radon levels. The fact…
Thomas Chauvin
March 3, 2020
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Radonova strengthens support team to meet increased customer demand

The global demand for reliable radon technology and measurements is increasing. This has led to Radonova strengthening its support team with the appointment of Erica Hall who joined the company in 2019. Here, Erica tells us about her role, the Radonova work environment and how her new job is helping her to develop new customer facing skills.  Tell us a little about your background… I have a pretty mixed background in terms of education and work experience. In terms of academia, I focused on hotels, tourism,…
Thomas Chauvin
February 25, 2020
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Record levels of interest in European Radon Week 2020

Interest in "European Radon Week" has surpassed all previous levels, making it one of the standout dates in the calendar for national authorities, the scientific radon community, industry and all other experts interested in radon. The conference, held in Vienna from 24-28 February, has been sold out for many months. The event is supported by the European Radon Association (ERA), the European Commission and Europe's largest radon project, MetroRADON.  This year's…
Thomas Chauvin
February 18, 2020
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Radonova receives excellent results from PHE for validation test

Radonova Laboratories has received exceptional results in a radon measurement validation test carried out by Public Health England (PHE) – an executive agency of the Department of Health and Social Care in the UK. The latest test follows on from a comparative test conducted by PHE in May last year where again Radonova achieved industry leading results. PHE’s comparative reference tests are widely recognised as being one of the most demanding in the industry.  PHE's validation test indicates that Radonova has minor deviations from the respective…
Thomas Chauvin
February 4, 2020
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Expert Interview with David Lenden, Director of RPmatters in the UK

In this Expert Interview we talk to David Lenden, Director of RPmatters – a UK business dedicated to providing radiation protection advice and support across the UK. During our conversation, David discusses the current state and potential evolution of the radon measurement market in the UK and his longstanding relationship with Radonova. Can you give me some background on your…
Thomas Chauvin
January 21, 2020