Preventive Measures: New Construction

Features incorporated during construction

 

Install a gas-tight 3" or 4" vent pipe that runs from below the basement floor through the house to the roof

Install a rough-in electrical junction box for a fan

 
 
 
 

Click here to see the US EPA's publication on architectural drawings on radon-resistant construction techniques.
 

Click here to see additional information on reducing radon pathways.

 


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