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COIRA chooses radon detectors from Radonova for major international study

Radonova Laboratories will be providing radon detectors to a major international study to be run by COIRA (the Coalition of International Radon Associations). The aim of the project is to compare radon measurement results obtained by the world’s leading monitoring institutions in the field of radiation protection. The project started in August 2018 and will run for two years. “This is a…
Christine Bolster
March 22, 2019

Radonova uses date-marking for even safer measurement

Radonova Laboratories introduces date-marking for the detectors used in radon monitoring. Together with the recently launched vacuum packaging, the date-mark ensures that the monitoring and analysis work can be carried out with the utmost reliability. Tryggve Rönnqvist, technical manager at Radonova Laboratories, describes the benefits of date-marking the detectors: “By date-marking each individual pack, we further increase the measurement certainty…
Christine Bolster
February 26, 2019

Measuring radon in water – Radonova gets top marks in EU test

Radonova Laboratories has achieved excellent results in the comparative EU test “REM 2018”. The test measures the incidence of radon in water and compares participating laboratories’ analytical results with a reference value. Radonova’s analysis had an average deviation of 3.8 per cent in relation to the reference value. Deviations up to 15 per cent are judged to be an acceptable…
Christine Bolster
February 22, 2019

Ecotrak® – radon measurement in soil

Radonova launches ECOTRAK®, a new product for safe radon monitoring in soil Radonova Laboratories is launching a new detector that makes it safer and easier to monitor radon in soil. The new Ecotrak® detector can be used ahead of new builds and property modernisations and provides quick, reliable information on the amount of radon in the soil being tested. Unlike…
Christine Bolster
February 5, 2019

Acquisition of Gammadata provides Radonova with a Complete Program for Radon Measurement

By acquiring the radon measurement instrument division of Gammadata Instruments, Radonova Laboratories has further strengthened its position as a world leader in home and workplace radon measurement. Through the acquisition, Radonova has added several advanced instruments and products to its portfolio. Broadening its range of radon measurement technologies. By offering a comprehensive program for radon measurement, Radonova is responding to…
Christine Bolster
January 7, 2019

Radon Entry Points – Basement

Below Grade WindowsSump PumpCracks in Foundation WallsFootingCracks in Concrete SlabFloor DrainsSupport PostsMany homes have basement areas. Whether finished or not there is always a potential for radon to enter your home through the basement. Not all homes will have every radon entry point shown, but the image shows the most common ones. Any one of these entry points could contribute to a…
Christine Bolster
December 28, 2018

Radon can be a health risk in ordinary workplaces

Workplace radon is a so-called “inert" gas that emits ionising radiation, which means that radon is radioactive. Therefore it is also a potent risk. Ionising radiation can cause damage to cells, which in turn leads to illnesses such as cancer. Lung cancer is the most common form of cancer that radon can cause Radon gas is an element that can…
Christine Bolster
December 14, 2018

Guide to radon monitoring in the workplace

Under the EU Radiation Protection Directive, 2013/59/Euratom, which entered into force in February 2018, employers must determine the radon concentrations in the workplace and take appropriate measures to address radon levels above the national limit for radon. With the introduction of the new Directive, questions often arise as to how radon monitoring in the workplace should be handled. How do…
Christine Bolster
November 30, 2018

Radonova launches brand-new vacuum packs for radon detectors

Radonova are launching a new vacuum packaging solution. The new packaging enables us to vacuum seal radon detectors during transit which helps us to improve quality even further. This ensures safe transit and analysis can be done without radon leakages. The packaging technique will help prevent damaging effects from external factors on the measurement results. With radon monitoring it is…
Christine Bolster
November 16, 2018