DHEC is Offering Residential Radon Measurement Training

September 28-29, 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.
Spartanburg Community College

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control will offer a two-day course on measuring radon in residential buildings.  The cost of the class is between $210 and $285 depending on whether you are seeking certification in South Carolina or multiple states.  The price includes the exam.  The course prepares you for the National Radon Proficiency Program and the National Radon Safety Board radon measurement certification exam.  You must pass an exam to be certified to measure radon in a home.  For more information and to register, click here.

Radon Training Offered for Builders, Inspectors

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is offering training for building professionals and inspectors in nearby Asheville, NC.

The training session, two four-hour classes titled “HD Requirements for Multifamily Testing” and “Vapor Intrusion,” are being offered on Monday, March 9.  Each class is $50.  Classes will be held at the Mountain Area Health Education Center, 121 Hendersonville Road, Asheville, NC.

The classes are part of a larger conference on Radon that runs from March 9-11, at the same location.

To register and for more information, visit NCRadon.org.

Greenville County is the only county in South Carolina that enforces the Radon portion of the Building Code, the result of the high incidence of radon in the soils in the county.