I am getting ready to start studying for the Radon Measurement course and I am looking down the road at purchasing the Radon detector. I saw this one:
I looked around on the 'net and couldn’t find out if it qualifies for real estate… I was bummed that the really hip looking and much cheaper Corentium 223 didn’t make the grade. Anyone know about the DT-9501 ? Thanks
That’s more of an immediate-use geiger counter. You’ll need a CRM (continuous radon monitor) to do 48-hour testing. Most people like Sun Nuclear or Radstar monitors. They’re about $900, but there are lease options that can make sense. You can also do charcoal canisters and either mail them or use a local lab.
Take the courses. You’ll learn what is acceptable to use.
Getting started, and doing a lot of tests, such for as a school or a building, requires many CRM’s, and that runs into a lot of money.
I have been using Air-Chek kits for years. Use two per radon test. Check out www.radon.com Use the red ones for RE testing. Many HI’s are going to these, and it inhibits theft, calibration expenses, false readings, failed electronics, etc.