Radon gas is a colourless, odourless gas that occurs naturally from decaying uranium in the soil. Over time, it can seep into a home through cracks and openings in the foundation. If not adequately vented, it can build to concentrations that pose a serious health hazard.
IPEX offers RadonX™ the first PVC piping solution that is specifically designed, tested and labeled to address the need for collecting and venting soil gas from sub-slab areas to help reduce indoor radon levels.
The most common and most effective radon gas reduction method is called sub-slab depressurization. This involves installing a pipe through the foundation floor slab that draws the radon gas from below the home and a vent stack that releases it into the outdoors where it is quickly diluted. The system can also help reduce humidity and Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) that originate from contaminated soils and groundwater, entering basements through cracks and other openings as radon does.
Focused on low-rise construction, our radon venting solution offers gas collection and vent pipes, fittings, solvent cements and termination accessories that are manufactured to rigorous quality, performance, and dimensional standards.
Read our latest whitepaper ‘Radon Gas: Problems, Solutions and Guidance’ here