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Studies re: radon mitigation and energy efficiency

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bryan Gabriel Nov 23, 2016. 7 Replies

Hello Home Energy Pros,I'm looking for resources, articles, studies about how radon mitigation systems impact energy efficiency (electricity consumption from active systems, potential increases in…Continue

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Bryan Gabriel replied to Kevin Emerson's discussion Studies re: radon mitigation and energy efficiency
"It seems to me that a newly-constructed home with a proper vapor barrier installed below the slab would greatly help reduce radon infiltration into a home.   How has more modern construction practices, such as building code changes and energy…"
Nov 23, 2016
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Studies re: radon mitigation and energy efficiency

Hello Home Energy Pros,I'm looking for resources, articles, studies about how radon mitigation systems impact energy efficiency (electricity consumption from active systems, potential increases in air changes, changes to a HERS score, etc.).If you know of a study or article based on good evidence and/or sound modeling, please paste a link in a reply.Thanks!Kevin EmersonUtah Clean EnergySee More
Oct 10, 2016
Kevin Emerson replied to Kevin Emerson's discussion Studies re: radon mitigation and energy efficiency
"Thank you Andrew, Ray, and John for sharing the information and links! Kevin"
Oct 6, 2016
John Nicholas replied to Kevin Emerson's discussion Studies re: radon mitigation and energy efficiency
"The Nay side is well represented with the links already posted. I presented a neutral side, with the argument about time of sale issues. The Yea side is well represented, but will not show up here, due to folks accepted the science the EPA and State…"
Sep 23, 2016
Ray Lehman replied to Kevin Emerson's discussion Studies re: radon mitigation and energy efficiency
"Hey John, Thanks for the information.  Very good empirical data. While I agree that running the fan won't cost much or change the HERS score. I just question is it necessary in the first place.  I also just wonder if sellers and…"
Sep 22, 2016
John Nicholas replied to Kevin Emerson's discussion Studies re: radon mitigation and energy efficiency
"I have no links, just some anecdotal evidence. I had several Blower Door Tests done on my own home. So I know what the leakage was. After I tested for Radon, 10 pcl I thought about not mitigating. I also thought about mitigating just before the time…"
Sep 22, 2016
Ray Lehman replied to Kevin Emerson's discussion Studies re: radon mitigation and energy efficiency
"I have been finding more to support the idea that Radon is a tempest in a teapot.   I found the following article and discussion interesting.  The take away that I got from these is that mitigation is usually not necessary and in…"
Sep 22, 2016
Andrew McDowell replied to Kevin Emerson's discussion Studies re: radon mitigation and energy efficiency
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Studies re: radon mitigation and energy efficiency

Hello Home Energy Pros,I'm looking for resources, articles, studies about how radon mitigation systems impact energy efficiency (electricity consumption from active systems, potential increases in air changes, changes to a HERS score, etc.).If you know of a study or article based on good evidence and/or sound modeling, please paste a link in a reply.Thanks!Kevin EmersonUtah Clean EnergySee More
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