Quality Assurance & Quality Control
Introduction to Radon Mitigation
Worker Health & Safety
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Chapter 6 Overview

  • Chapter 6: Radon Mitigation
    • Mitigation-Specific Definitions
    • Overview of Radon Mitigation
      • Introduction
      • Mitigation Standards
      • General Practices
  • Minimum System Requirements
  • Health, Safety, and Economic Considerations
    • Types of Mitigation Systems
      • Passive System Design
      • Active System Design
  • Sub-Slab Depressurization [SSD]
  • Sub-Membrane Depressurization [SMD]
  • Drain Tile Depressurization [DTD]
  • Block Wall Depressurization [BWD]
  • Crawlspace Depressurization [CSD]
    • Evaluation and Post Mitigation Testing
      • Evaluation of SSD Performance
      • Inspecting Radon Mitigation Systems During Post Mitigation Testing
      • Post Mitigation Testing

This chapter is an introductory lesson in radon mitigation for radon measurement professionals.  After learning the content of this chapter and completing the corresponding reviews and/or supplemental assignments, the following learning outcomes should be achieved:

  • Cite the goal of radon mitigation
  • Summarize the theory of active soil depressurization and list key principles
  • Identify the two mitigation styles
  • Summarize the four most common installation techniques
  • Identify minimum requirements for active soil depressurization
  • Identify passive mitigation designs
  • Identify the principles and concerns of ASD in crawlspaces
  • Compare mitigation by dilution and ventilation
  • Define HRV and identify pros, cons, and considerations
  • Identify key principles of inspecting radon mitigation systems
  • List the requirements for post-mitigation testing
  • List the evaluation of SSD system performance
  • How to read the U-Tube manometer to determine proper system functionality
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