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World-leading radon scientist visits Radonova – watch interview

In mid-March, Radonova had the pleasure of welcoming Dr. Aaron Goodarzi to the Swedish Radon Day and our facilities in Uppsala, Sweden. Dr. Goodarzi is an Associate Professor at the University of Calgary in Canada and Lead of Science Communication and Outreach at the Annie Charbonneau Cancer Institute. He has led several of the world's largest and most comprehensive studies…
benjaminportin
April 11, 2023
Measurement

Three important events in the history of radon

The issue of radon exposure is a current health concern. Yet, the history of radon provides a broad retrospective of how this gas became recognized as a health hazard.  Below are three historical events that contributed to research and awareness about the health-threatening effects of elevated radon levels. Discovery of X-rays At the turn of the 20th century, several important…
benjaminportin
March 28, 2023
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The Finnish Radiation Safety Authority STUK approves Radonova’s radon instrument SPIRIT

Radonova has received the Finnish Radiation Safety Authority STUK's approval of the SPIRIT radon sensor for use in radon measurement. STUK's approval means that SPIRIT meets the requirements that Finnish law places on the safety and quality of radon measuring instruments. It also means that Radonova's customers in Finland can now use a reliable instrument that is approved by the…
benjaminportin
February 22, 2023
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Upcoming radon events in the UK: IRMA and UK Radon Association Symposium

Two important radon events will take place in the UK in March: the IRMA and the UK Radon Association Symposium. Save the dates: 22nd and 23rd of March. The events will take place at the Crowne Plaza Reading, Caversham Bridge, Richfield Ave, Reading. You can find more information and how to register in the following link: https://ukradonsymposium.com/ IRMA Workshop– Protocols…
benjaminportin
February 16, 2023
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Radonloggers: SPIRIT vs ROBIN

In recent years, Radonova has developed and launched several advanced radon instruments. Among these are two radon sensors: SPIRIT and ROBIN. These instruments are quite different in terms of features and uses. SPIRIT is a digital continuous radon monitor (CRM) for use by professionals. This highly sensitive radon sensor measures radon in real time and can be monitored remotely by…
benjaminportin
February 9, 2023
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Five common mistakes to avoid when measuring radon in homes

There are several occasions when a radon measurement in the home is particularly important.  For example, it is especially important to test for radon when buying or selling a house, remodelling, changing the home ventilation, or when a radon measurement has not been carried out in the last 10 years. With experience and data from tens of thousands of radon…
benjaminportin
January 24, 2023
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Radonova increases production capacity with new operations staff

In recent years, the demand for efficient and reliable radon measurement has increased in many countries. To strengthen its role as a world-leading radon laboratory, Radonova launched a new production line in the spring of 2021. Since then, Radonova has continued to expand production capabilities and strengthen its organization with several new employees. The latest additions are Viktor Danestad and…
benjaminportin
January 11, 2023
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We wish you all Happy Holidays and a Happy New Year!

At Radonova, we have added both an exciting and partially trying year to the books. While we were able to socialize and meet in person again, new challenges have emerged. Around the world the holiday season isn´t a peaceful break for everyone. To make a small contribution, Radonova has therefore chosen to support UNICEF's work with helping children in Ukraine.…
benjaminportin
December 20, 2022
Workplace

Five common mistakes when measuring radon in workplaces

The cost of radon measurement in the workplace usually lies in the amount of time it takes for deployment and collection of the radon detectors. Therefore, like in many other situations, it pays to do it correctly from the start. If not, hiring radon consultants for remeasurements can be costly. With experience from thousands of workplace measurements from many countries,…
benjaminportin
December 14, 2022