Michael Clarkin

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Most new houses in the U.S. are built with central forced-air systems for heating andor cooling (HAC). Of (he 838,000 new houses constructed in the U.S. in 1991, 88% had HAC systems (1). HAC systems have been shown to significantly impact the pressure-driven entry of soil gas into houses (2,3). Devising methods to minimize or eliminate the negative impact(More)
Three models of alpha-track detector (ATD) Rn monitors were exposed in Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Rn chambers to obtain estimates of precision and bias for the National Residential Radon Survey (NRRS). Exposures in this study ranged from 37 to 740 Bq y m-3 (1 to 20 pCi y L-1), plus blanks. These exposures correspond to the range expected in most(More)
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