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Certified Radon Laboratories, Measurement and Mitigation Contractors

Disclaimer: This information is provided as a service to our customers. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment does not guarantee this information to be correct or complete and conclusions drawn from such information are the responsibility of the user. The Department does not accredit, certify, recommend, or endorse listed individuals or companies, nor is the Department responsible for work done, or liability incurred, by the individual or company. Listed contractors are certified by the National Radon Proficiency Program or the National Radon Safety Board. 

 


 

The following laboratories can provide radon measurement kits (including analysis) for both homeowners and others requiring such services. All of these firms are successful participants in the Radon Measurement Proficiency Program. 

 

Standard Services


Individuals holding the Residential Radon Measurement Service Provider certification have demonstrated knowledge of U.S. EPA radon measurement protocols for the placement and retrieval of radon measurement devices. They have also demonstrated knowledge of the proper interpretation of results obtained in residential settings.

 

These individuals are authorized to place devices that are analyzed by a third-party certified analytical laboratory. Depending upon the location of the laboratory where the devices are to be analyzed, and specific shipping arrangements that have been established, results are not generally available immediately upon conclusion of the radon test.

 

Although this classification is specific for measurements in homes, it does not preclude the ability to conduct radon measurement surveys in large buildings, or to take samples for radon in water, provided that the appropriate protocols are followed.


Standard and Analytical Services


Individuals holding a Residential Radon Measurement Service Provider for Standard and Analytical Services have demonstrated knowledge of US EPA radon measurement protocols for the placement and retrieval of radon measurement devices. They have also demonstrated knowledge of the proper interpretation of results obtained in residential settings.

 

Furthermore, these individuals possess and analyze radon measurement devices. Depending upon the specific device, this may allow for rapid provision of test results. The testing professional may also be able to characterize trends in radon concentration and determine unusual conditions arising from such influences as weather changes or occupant tampering of a test.

 

To obtain this additional classification, individuals follow strict quality assurance and quality control guidelines and device specific protocols, and calibrate each instrument annually. The classification is specific to devices with which an individual has demonstrated proficiency.

 

Although this classification is specific for measurements in homes, it does not preclude the ability to conduct radon measurement surveys in large buildings or to take samples for radon in water, provided that the appropriate protocols are followed.

 

Appearance on the following list indicates that an individual has fulfilled the requirements of a national certification program. 

 

Certified Measurement Providers pdf file


 

Individuals holding the Residential Radon Mitigation Service Provider certification have demonstrated knowledge of radon mitigation techniques as applied to residential structures.

 

Although this classification is specific for reducing radon in buildings similar to homes, it does not preclude the individual's ability to apply these skills to larger buildings. In all cases the client is advised to verify experience, appropriate licenses and skills for the nature of work to be performed.

 

Certified radon mitigation service providers have also agreed to abide by local laws as well as the mitigation techniques detailed in the EPA Radon Mitigation Standards.

 

Appearance on the following list indicates that an individual has fulfilled the requirements of a national certification program. Consumers are advised to request any applicable local regulations and licenses before retaining the services of any radon mitigation professional.