This training course gives guidance for reducing the concentration of radon in new buildings, extensions, conversions, and refurbishment projects in order to reduce the risk to occupants of exposure to radon. It provides practical details on protective measures for both domestic and non-domestic buildings.
It supports the BRE Report BR 211, “Radon: Guidance on protective measures for new buildings (BR 211- 2015 edition)“
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