The Radon Monitoring Section conducts an aggressive outreach program which is primarily funded through a joint state and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency grant. This grant is applied for and managed by the Radon Division
These activities include but are not limited to the following:
- Newborn Program
- Remedial Program
- Course Development for Builders, Realtors and Radon Professionals
- Staffing Information Booths at Health Fairs
- School Events
- PA Home Show
To assure that the citizens of Pennsylvania are receiving accurate radon testing results, the Radon Monitoring Section conducts ongoing performance evaluations of the certified laboratories.
This section also maintains an inspection program to verify the certified testers and mitigators are following the regulations and protocols for radon testing and installing radon mitigation systems.
The Radon Monitoring Section maintains a charcoal counting laboratory, an E-perm System and a variety of continuous monitors for both radon testing and radon progeny testing. This equipment is used for diagnostics of problem mitigated homes, verifying homes with extremely high radon levels and maintaining the division's remedial program.
A search for radon test data by zip code can be done here:
Radon Test Data by Zip Code