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HRV’s (Heat Recovery Ventilators) for Radon Mitigation in Akron, Canton & Medina OH

Heat Recovery Ventilators (HRVs) An HRV is simply a dual intake/exhaust fan that exchanges heat (energy) between the intake and exhaust.  In other words, it allows you to exchange the air in a home without losing all of the heat (or air conditioned air) as you exhaust the old, stale […]


Radon Mitigation Fan Replacement – Akron, Canton, Cleveland OH

Like any other machine, radon mitigation fans will eventually stop working.  According to industry manufacturers, the average life expectancy of a radon fan is 11 years.  We’ve replaced some that are as young as 6 or 7 years old, and others that have been running 24/7 for almost 20 years!  […]


Radon Mitigation in Cuyahoga Falls OH

Earlier this month, we completed a radon mitigation installation which dropped a previous radon test of 9.0 pCi/L to less than 1.0 pCi/L in Cuyahoga Falls.  Below, you’ll see the process by which we evaluated and completed the job!   After designing the system (layout, location, electrical access etc), we […]


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Determining the number of access points

Since our pricing structure depends on the number of access points (suction points) we must install, you probably want to know how we determine the appropriate number of access points!  Like everything else in radon mitigation, there’s no simple answer. We can, however, explain how to get a good idea […]


Why is the pipe open at the top? Won’t rain get in?

One of the most common questions we get is “Why isn’t there a cap or elbow on the pipe outside? Won’t rain get in?” Everybody wonders the same thing, and it makes perfect sense!  The answer though, is not so straight-forward.  The MAIN reason we don’t put a cap or […]


Did you know that testing processes vary between real-estate transactions and testing for the general public?

We recently had the pleasure of attending a 16 hour class and certification program sponsored by the University of Minnesota and NRPP-AARST.  A primary focus point of this continuing education class was the difference between radon testing protocols for real estate transactions vs. testing for the general public (aka a […]


Radon Mitigation – A Detailed Look

Radon mitigation is the process by which we reduce radon levels in a building.  Below are several images of Akron Radon’s reduction (or mitigation) system installations. For a detailed look at how it’s done, read our new page titled “Radon Mitigation”.  For a definition of radon mitigation and all of […]


What to Expect When Expecting (Akron Radon to Mitigate a Radon Problem)…

Akron Radon Reduction Systems was founded on core principles that every customer will appreciate.  We offer proficient, efficient, and cost-effective solutions for radon reduction in the home. Proficient: All of our technicians have undergone extensive training as required by the Ohio Department of Health.  They are licensed Radon Mitigation Specialists, […]


Testing vs Mitigation Conflict of Interests

Akron Radon specializes in reduction system installations. This means that we focus on reducing, or eliminating, radon within a given space. By nature, we can also test for radon concentration levels to ensure every job is completed satisfactorily. While we DO offer radon testing as a standalone service, providing mitigation […]