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iPHA Community Meet Up - MORPH: Monitoring of Radon in Passive House

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Join us on Monday, June 29 at 9pm CEST for the next instalment in our biweekly series of iPHA Community Meet Ups!

 

The iPHA Community Meet Ups are a series of free, digital events every second Monday at 9pm CEST. They feature a short talk by a Passive House expert from the International Passive House network, followed by time for a discussion. Hosted via GoToMeeting, the meetups provide the international Passive House community with a place to catch up during this increased time in home office.

 

Use this link to find out when the webcast will take place in your local time!

 

Our June 29 event features a presentation by Barry McCarron, Chair of the Passive House Association of Ireland and Research and Development Coordinator at the CREST (Centre for Renewable Energy and Sustainable Technologies) Pavilion at South West College in Northern Ireland.

 

MORPH: Monitoring of Radon in Passive Houses

 

The typical person in living in industrial countries spends approximately 90% of their time indoors, of all the indoor pollutants that can accumulate in a home, radon is among the most concerning. The World Health Organisation has identified radon as a known human carcinogen and has reported a wealth of biological and epidemiological evidence connecting radon exposure and lung cancer. Monitoring indoor radon is of fundamental importance and this research should be of interest to the Passive house community considering the current narrative and debate in many countries in understanding of the effect of increasing energy performance standards and the role of increased airtightness and mechanical ventilation.

Organiser:
International Passive House Association
Contact Name:
Giorgia Tzar
Contact Email: Contact Phone:
+49 6151 826 99 55
Source Language:
English

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