Rn Biz December 2021

Vol. 7 No. 12 December 2021

News and Events

For the Radon Professional

Do you NRAM?
Then NRAM with AARST! 

January is National Radon Action Month and AARST would like to help you participate by providing radon awareness resources. 

Visit the AARST NRAM resource page for ideas and downloadable items to share with your community to #ProtectAgainstRadon. Multi-language resources are available. New this year– More social media posts, a printable postcard and door hangers!

The 35th Annual International Radon and Vapor Intrusion Symposium is ON-DEMAND

On-Demand gives attendees access to the WHOVA app, where all sessions may be viewed based

on each day’s agenda as presented in Bethesda. 70 recordings may be viewed in any order on any day of access in the app until the platform closes February 28th. On-Demand includes Category-I C.E. TICKETS ON SALE THROUGH DECEMBER 31st.

HUD’s Climate Action Plan Addresses Radon Policy

HUD has committed to minimize residential radon exposure by developing policy across programs and providing guidance and technical assistance to HUD program partners.
According to the plan  (released November 17), HUD will develop a simple… MORE

SGM Compliance Inspector Exam & Cert Now Available

The new NRPP Soil Gas Mitigation Compliance Inspector (SGM-CI) Exam and Certification are now live. This credential is targeted for

those who inspect ASD systems to verify if the installation complies with the ANSI-AARST Soil-Gas Mitigation Standard.

SGM Compliance Inspectors have access to the AARST mitigation inspection app used to perform a visual assessment and generate a compliance report. Their role is to represent home buyers by verifying if systems installed as part of a home sale meet the minimum standards, help resolve citizen complaints to NRPP, and assist state radon programs with compliance enforcement.
The twenty-four initial candidates who attended the first SGM-CI Exam-Prep Course on October 10th in Bethesda, MD are now scheduling their exams. Keep an eye on your email for course announcements from NRPP approved training providers.

Are Your Mitigation Labels Compliant with AARST Standards?

If you are using off-the-shelf mitigation system labels, chances

are they are not compliant with the updated ANSI-AARST mitigation standard (SGM-SF-2017). An AARST staff review of labels from five different suppliers found them missing key information. We all know that a system description label shall be… MORE

Radon Reporter Coming Your Way

Look in mailboxes this December for the last 2021 issue of The Radon Reporter. A companion piece to the 2021 July Certification Report, this issue features The Standards Report as well as an update on The EARTH Study, mitigation survey results, and a peek at the new mitigation simulation tool. Read previous issues at https://aarst.org/radon-reporter/.

Help advance effective radon policies.
Please support ARPC – The American Radon Policy Campaign.

The ARPC continues to support representation of radon industry policy priorities in Washington DC and key state capitols across the US. In 2021, AARST rehired our former lobbyist Randy Pence to assist with securing Congressional support for a strong FHFA multifamily radon policy, and supported ongoing government affairs work on regulation through certification and other goals.
Since 2013, the ARPC Advertisers program has been the mechanism through which AARST members purchase advertising to support AARST’s government affairs work. Payments for ARPC advertising are tax-deductible business expenses. Join the ARPC Advertisers program today, with a one-time payment or a sustaining/recurring payment.

Stakeholder, Chapter Meetings, and CE Opportunities  Visit our events calendar to find upcoming webinars, training courses, and in-person regional meetings. CALENDAR

Welcome to Our Newest AARST Members!

Adam E Weber (WI), Alex Wilson (IL), Andrew Lambkin (), Bill Haughery (PA), Brian Archibald (NJ), Chris Curtis (KY), Daniel J Casciato (PA), David E. Henke (AL), David L Ritchie (MT), Dimitrios Bitsanis (MD), Douglas W Peters (KY), Jeremy Sheridan (IL), Joe Smith (IL), Keith Parker (IL), Khanrad Wilson (IN), Lee Ruble (TN), Matthew Beemer (), Micah Reames (IL), Michael E Jezek (TN), Peter C Lordy, Jr. (NJ), Phil Essiambre (), Richard Gauthier (), Richard McAfee (UT), Sean Williford (CO), Stephen Young (IL), Zachary Hester (IL)

Welcome to Our Newest NRPP Certified Professionals!

Adam E Weber (WI), Benjamin Sawyer (WV), Brian Beaver (IN), Bruno Vassel V (UT), Christopher K Klein (GA), Danial Miller (WV), Daniel J Ziobro (RI), David E. Henke (AL), Dimitrios Bitsanis (MD), Drake Bardsley (UT), Dylan Morgan (VA), Eric Frolia (VA), Ian Collado (MD), James East (IL), James J Lippert (KS), Jaren Foster (UT), Jas A Rees (IN), Jason M Doan (TN), jeremy westcott (MI), Jodi Thompson (KY), Joseph Bradley (OH), Joseph Landers (IN), Keith Pulley (MD), Kelly Hostutler (KY), Kyle Ball (KY), Laura Dickson (TX), Levi A Minor (CA), Madeline Wroblewski (MN), Matt Laskowski (FL), Matthew M Westenhaver (CO), Michael K Wright (TN), Nathan J Durant (NY), Rachel Bartlett (MD), Seth Mellars (UT), Shelby G Wendland (KS), Taylor McCleery (OR), Tyler Battershell (IN), ULISES OTERO (PA), William A Tym (TN)

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