EPA Guide to Radon
Buyer's and Seller's Guide to Radon
Home Buyer's and Seller's Guide to Radon is a publication by the Environmental Protection Agency. Used with permission under public domain and creative commons. Usage: Category Education; License: Creative Commons Attribution license (reuse allowed)
On this page: Need More Information about Radon? If you have a radon-related question, you should contact your state radon office.
The following websites, hotlines, and publications are your best sources of information.
Visit the EPA Frequent Questions web site at https://iaq.zendesk.com/hc/enus/ sections/202370518-Indoor-Air-Quality. You can also find indoor air quality information and publications on EPA's many web sites.
a. World Wide Web Sites (EPA) These are EPA's most important web sites for information on radon and indoor air quality in homes. All the EPA publications listed in this section are available on EPA's web sites.
https://www.epa.gov/radon/ is EPA's main radon page. Includes links to the NAS radon report, radon-resistant new construction, the map of radon zones, radon publications, hotlines, and more.
The contact information page provides detailed information on contacting your state's radon office, including links to some state web sites. State indoor air quality contacts are also included.
The EPA radon publications page offers the full text version of EPA's most popular radon publications, including the Home Buyer's and Seller's Guide to Radon, the Consumer's Guide to Radon Reduction, and the o Model Standards and Techniques for Control of Radon in New Residential Buildings, and others.
EPA's main page on indoor air quality includes information on indoor risk factors, e.g., asthma, secondhand smoke, carbon monoxide, duct cleaning, ozone generating devices, indoor air cleaners, flood cleanup, and more.
https://archive.epa.gov/water/archive/web/html/index-9.html is EPA's main page on radon in water. Includes information on statutory requirements and links to the drinking water standards program.
EPA also lists contact information for State Radon Offices.
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