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According to The Canadian Lung Association, Radon is the second leading cause of LUNG CANCER in Canada  


Radon decays quickly giving off tiny radioactive particles.  When inhaled these radioactive particles can damage the cells that line the lung.  Long-term exposure to higher levels of Radon puts you at a higher risk for lung cancer.  Smokers are even at a higher risk.


By simply testing radon levels in your home or work, you can identify whether or not you, family members or colleagues are being exposed to dangerous levels of Radon.   Once identified, proper precautions can be put in place to ensure you and those you care about are living and working in a safe and healthy environment.  


Northern Capital Radon Services is certified by the "Canadian - National Radon Proficiency Program" (C-NRPP)  as Radon Measurement and Mitigation Professionals and is also a member of the  "Canadian Association of Radon Scientists and Technologists" (CARST).

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Radon & Energy Efficiency - Health Canada

The National Radon Program (NRP) is excited to present our most recent publication aimed at promoting education and awareness regarding Radon and Energy Retrofits. This informative document draws from Dr. Anne Marie-Nicol's recent article, "Prioritizing Health in the Context of Energy Retrofits and Indoor Air Quality," which was published via the National Collaborating Centre for Environmental Health.

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Change to Radon Level in the Canada Labour Code (CLC)

On October 28, 2023, the Government of Canada officially pre-published some changes to the Canadian Labour Code that would bring the radon guideline in line with Health Canada's recommendations. Click here to view the draft regulations.

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Health Canada Recommends long-term radon testing to determine if radon concentrations exceeds the Health Canada Guildline level of 200 Bq/m3.  A text duration of at least 3 months is recommended, and 12 months is optimal.


If the result of the long-term measurement is greater than 200 Bq/m3, then Health Canada recommends remedial action to be undertaken.

The amount of radon that enters a building can be reduced by decreasing  the flow of soil gas throught the foundation.

What is Radon?

How does Radon get into your home?

Why is Radon presence a concern?

What is the health risk associated with high radon levels?

What should you do if your home has high Radon levels?

How long does a Radon test last?


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Prince George, B.C., V2K 4L2



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