Builders need to understand radon. They need to follow the Building Code, comply with the Homeowners Protection Act, and owe a duty of care to future occupants to ensure homes are safe.
Builders and contractors should ensure that radon is addressed when buildings are designed and built. They should use CNRPP certified mitigators for radon systems. And they should help new occupants test for radon.
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