RADON. Harmful radioactive gas and highly carcinogen. Radon is present in all soil and infiltrates homes.
16 % of lung cancers are linked to radon gas
- Radon is the 2nd cause of lung cancer, after cigarette smoking
1 in 20: Risk for a non-smoker developing lung cancer
1 in 3: Risk for a non-smoker developing lung cancer
Ekö-RAD was especially made to ventilate radon. Made of EPS, the Ekö-RAD tile is a great insulator (R-11.1), providing a superior comfort and minimizing heat loss and thereby heating costs.
The Ekö-RAD replaces 4 in (100 mm) of granular material and is installed on the remaining granular material. Each tile has a shiplap, cutting the thermal bridges between the tiles. Once all the Ekö-RAD tiles are in place, a 6 mil vapour barrier is installed and the concrete slab can be cast.
Articles on radon
Government of Canada
Quebec Health Portal