Test Your Home for Radon — It's Easy and Inexpensive
The U.S. Surgeon General and EPA recommend that all homes be tested. Read about radon health risks.
Fix your home if you have a radon level of 4 pCi/L or more.
You can test your home yourself or hire a professional.
If you have further questions about Radon, please call your State Radon Contact.
EPA offers several Webinars designed to give radon program managers and others the information they need to stay current with new approaches to get results. The past Webinars listed below include presentations by leading experts in the radon community as well as useful question and answer information. EPA's Webinars connect you to radon colleagues to discuss the topics that are most important to you. All Webinars are free. For suggestions for future Webinars and for more information, write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Technical Webinar: Reducing Radon in Schools
( July 18, 2012)
Effective radon control is a critical component of any comprehensive indoor air quality (IAQ) management program, learn how to manage this pollutant in your school. Find materials at www.epa.gov/iaq/schools/webconferences.html
Technical Webinar: Radon in Schools: What You Need to Know
(August 24, 2011)
This one hour Webinar provided a basic overview of radon as an environmental health threat (www.epa.gov/radon/healthrisks.html ) then gave a practical look at how Colorado Springs School District 11 applied the IAQ Tools For Schools' Six Key Drivers (www.epa.gov/iaq/schools/index.html) to radon testing and mitigation. The intended audience consists of state and local radon program directors, school facility and health staff, and private sector IAQ professionals.
- Listen to the Webinar (MP3) (1:00:51, 13.9 M, Get the free media player)
Transcript (TXT, 45 K)
- Download the Webinar Slides (PDF) (61 pp., 2.71 M, about PDF)
"New Radon Outreach Tools for January 2010 and Beyond" - October 20, 2009
This Webinar featured speakers from national radon partners such as Kansas State University (KSU) and the American Association of Radon Scientists and Technologists (AARST). Attendees to the Webinar also learned about the new National Radon Action Month activity submittal process that will be hosted on www.RadonLeaders.org . EPA presenters discussed ongoing media and partnership campaigns including the Radon Radio, Eddie’s Story and Living Healthy and Green campaigns.
- Launch the Webinar (SWF, 49.4 M, 84:16 min)
- Download the Webinar Slides (PDF) (67 pp., 6.9 M)
- Read the Webinar Questions and Answers (PDF) (4 pp., 19 K)
National Radon Action Month Webinar Series
Learn from state radon programs that employed successful media outreach strategies, collaborated with key partners, and conducted targeted outreach to increase the number of homes tested for radon in their states during National Radon Action Month.
November 21, 2008
Representatives of state radon programs in Missouri, Utah, Tennessee, and New York described the steps they took to implement successful, innovative approaches to radon outreach during the 2008 National Radon Action Month. The speakers also revealed their bold new goals for January 2009. In addition, EPA’s new radon media campaign, Living Healthy & Green (Green Sox), was previewed.
Part II, October 17, 2007
National Radon Action Resources; Radon Media Placement and Buzz Strategy for 2008; State Radon Success Stories in Alabama, Illinois, and Colorado
- Download the Webinar Presentation (PDF) (63 pp., 3.4 M)
Part I, September 6, 2007
National Radon Action Resources; Media Outreach during an election year; Public Service Announcement campaign featuring builder Fuad Reveiz and radon-resistant new construction; Status of the National Safety Council’s 2008 National Radon Poster Contest; How the Professional Community Can Get the Radon Story Out
How Illinois Got 10K Radon Tests and a Pending Real Estate Law: Using Data to Grab Public Attention and Increase Action - April 2007
Implementing Radon Resistant New Construction (RRNC) Programs & Establishing RRNC Building Codes - June 2007
- Read the Webinar Q&As (PDF) (5 pp., 38 K)