What is Radon?
Radon is a radioactive gas. It has no colour or smell so its presence can only be measured by using special detectors. It is found when rocks and soil decay which puts small amounts of uranium into the atmosphere. You tend to find radon all over the place, but levels are higher in certain buildings and structures and in certain areas of the country.
The Radon Risk
Exposure to Radon can cause serious health risks including lung cancer. As more homes are retrofitted there is a danger that Radon is being trapped in ground which hasn’t been treated with a radon barrier. This, combined with poor ventilation can lead to exposure to Radon which can have health implications for the inhabitants. These risks underline why retrofits must be delivered professionally and to the correct standard.
The Solution: Passive Purple Radon Red
Passive Purple Radon Red is made specifically for the retrofit market. It is certified as a Radon Barrier and ensures radon can’t enter your building. As with all of our Passive Purple range it can be spray or roll applied and it’s distinct, red colouring leaves and indelible reminder that a radon protection membrane is in place.