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Build in Radon Risk Reduction

EPA Proposes Changes to IBC and IRC

Two code change proposals were submitted: one for International Building Code, which would mandate Zone 1 schools and residential institutions build RRNC, and the other for International Residential Code, which would mandate radon testing for all Zone 1 new homes. Consider supporting the code change proposal by attending the public comment hearing in October in Richmond, VA. Click here to view the proposal.


Proposed Conference/Forum to Address Radon and Risk Management within the Housing Sector

NRAP Team has identified addressing radon gas risk reduction via informing housing finance underwriters about radon in liability risk management. The concept is explored in the “Managing Radon’s Radioactive Liability” presentation. The Team is beginning work on a series of webinars communicating risk management of radon to housing finance sector in 2018.

State Radon Resistant New Construction Laws (2017)

Visit AARST's State Radon Policies for 2017 or search the National Conference of State Legislatures database for latest details on radon policies/laws by state.