Overview

This on-line radon awareness course has been developed using BRE’s unique and extensive research based experience and over 25 years of practical knowledge gained from projects in the UK and around the World. Reference is made to BRE’s guidance publications and Good Building Guides, with other materials and illustrations supplied by the HPA and other expert bodies.Important messages are provided in an easy to understand format, with reference to the theory of how remedial measures work to ensure an overall understanding of the subject is achieved. Remedial measures are explained in a step-by-step format using diagrams and photographs.

Event programme

What is covered?

  • Health risks from exposure to radon
  • Measurement – explanation of the radon action level and target level
  • Radon sump systems
  • Natural and mechanical floor void ventilation
  • Positive pressure ventilation

On completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand how radon enters a building
  • Explain the health risks from radon exposure
  • Be able to select the most appropriate remedial measure to reduce radon considering the building type, occupancy and radon level.
£50.00 + VAT
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Course Author(s)

Mike Jaggs

Associate Director, BRE Academy

Mike is a construction engineer with over 25 years of post-graduate experience. He has an MSc from University College London in Refurbishment and has expertise in sustainability, indoor air quality, radon and Building Regulations Part L, specifically airtightness and infrared thermography. He is qualified in delivering adult education and has experience of delivering a range of courses and qualifications.

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