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Radon Research Papers
& Vapor Intrusion Mitigation Papers

by Bill Brodhead

Bill has authored numerous technical papers and teaching manuals on radon.

Click on the underlined text to download a published Paper

  2009 Authored & presented paper titled:
"Whole Building Ventilation of High Rise Condominiumm with elevated Radon"
Whole Building Ventilation

Presented a Summary to CRCPD of ASTM Committee E06-41 2009 work to revise ASTM E-2121.

Both presentations at 19th Annual International Radon Symposium in St Louis, MO.

 
  2008 Authored & presented paper titled:
"Elevated Radon Levels in High Rise Condominium from Concrete Emanation"
Radon from Concrete

Authored poster paper titled:
"Measuring Radon & Thoron Emanation From Concrete & Granite with CRM's & E-PERMs®"
Measuring Concrete & Granite Flux

Both papers presented at 18th Annual International Radon Symposium in Las Vegas, Nevada.

 
  2007 Presented:
"Performance Testing Soil Depressurization Fans, Membrane Sealants, and Piping Pressure Drop"

Presented at 17th Annual International Radon Symposium in Jacksonville, Florida

 
  2006 Presented:
4 hour CE class of direct comparison of three Radon Mitigation Standards: EPA (RMS), ASTM E2121, and
AARST ASD RMS
Radon Mitigation Standards Comparison

Presented at 16th Annual International Radon Symposium in Kansas City, Missouri

 
  2005 Authored paper titled:
"The Effect of Ventilation & Filtration on Radon Decay Product Measurements."
Paper details what happens when you run a fan or filter in a room with a RDP monitor.
Altering RDP measurements

Authored and presented the latest revision to the "Proposed New Jersey Radon Resistant School Construction Code"
Revised School RRNC Code

Both papers were presented at 15th Annual International Radon Symposium in San Diego, California

 
  2004 Authored & presented paper titled:
"Draining Water Past Radon Fan Motors installed Outside"
Paper details method to extend the life of outdoor radon fans.
Fan Drainage

Authored & presented paper titled:
"Proposed New Jersey Radon Resistant School Construction Code"
School RRNC Code

Both papers presented at 14th Annual International Radon Symposium Newport, Rhode Island.

 
  2003 Authored & presented paper titled:
Using ASD to mitigate CO2, Methane and Benzene
Paper describes remediation of soil gases other than radon.
Vapor Intrusion Mitigation (VOC) using ASD

Authored & presented paper titled:
"School Mitigation Design Considerations."
Paper reviews diagnostic methods used in designing radon system for several different schools.
School Mitgation Design

Both papers presented at 13th Annual International Radon Symposium Nashville, Tennessee.

 
  2002 Hired by University of Minnesota under sub-contract to EPA to re-write “Active Soil Depressurization” section of radon mitigation training manual used by EPA sponsored training centers.

Authored & Presented paper titled: “Designing Commercial Sub-Slab Depressurization Systems
Paper reviews diagnostic methods used to design radon systems for commecial buildings.
Commercial Sub-Slab Systems

Authored a paper titled:
Performance of Low Wattage Fans & Small Pipe Sizes with ASD Systems
Paper describes successful radon mitigation with 19 watt fan.
Low wattage fans

Both papers were presented at 12th Annual International Radon Symposium in Reno, Nevada.

 
  1998 Authored & presented paper titled:
"Mitigation Installation Efficiency Techniques"
at AARST International Radon Conference, Cherry Hill, NJ.

The paper describes how radon systems can be efficiently installed.
Mitigation Installation Efficiencies

 
  1997 Co-Authored & presented paper titled:
Airflow and Pressure Characteristics of Common Radon Fans
at International Radon Symposium, Cincinnati, OH

The paper compares performance of radon fans
Radon Fan Performance

 
  1996 Authored & presented paper titled:
Pressure Drop of Airflow through Commonly Used Radon Mitigation Piping”.
at International Radon Symposium, Orlando Florida
Pressure drop in piping

 
  1995 Co-Authored & presented paper titled:
A Chamber Exposure of EIC's and AT's to Simulate their Use as Dosimeters for Radon Workers
at International Radon Symposium, Nashville, Tennesse
Radon Dosimeter

 
  1992-93 Co-Authored & presented paper titled:
Radon Test Tampering
at 1994 EPAInternational Radon Symposium, Atlantic City, NJ

Research sponsored by PA DER/DEP 
Test Tampering Study

 
  1991 Unit Ventilator Operation and Radon Concentrations in a Pennsylvania School”.
at EPA International Symposium on Radon & Radon Reduction Technology, Philadelphia, PA

 
  1990 Authored & presented paper titled:
Comparison of Long Term Testing Devices”.
at Annual ARRST Radon Conference, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Long Term Radon Detector Comparison

 
  1989 Authored & presented paper titled:
Problems of Real Time Radon Measurements
at Annual AARST Radon Conference, Baltimore, Maryland
Short Term Radon Detector Problems

 

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