EPA 625-R-92-016 Radon Prevention in the Design and Construction of Schools and Other Large Buildings Third Printing With Addendum June 1994  


Chapter 1 of this manual is a general introduction for those who need background information on the indoor radon problem and the techniques currently being studied and applied for radon prevention. The level of detail is aimed at developing the reader’s understanding of underlying principles and might best be used by school officials or by architects and engineers who need a basic introduction. Chapter 2 of this manual provides comprehensive in formation, instructions,and guidelines about the topics and construction techniques discussed in Chapter 1. The sections in Chapter 2 contain much more technical detail and may be best used by the architects, engineers, and builders responsible for the specific construction details.