Radon West

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440-10816 Macleod Trail SE Calgary AB T2J 5N8
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Jeff M in Calgary
Jeff M in Calgary
0 reviews Calgary, AB
10/10

Radon Abatement and a Friendly Chat

Colin and Don did a great job on the installation and thoroughly explained the science behind the system. Both were very friendly and they charged exactly the quote - which was from 4 years ago! They even helped clean up and patch a couple things that a previous HVAC contractor had left behind.

Approximate cost of services:
$2,500.00
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GJC in Calgary
GJC in Calgary
1 review Calgary, AB
10/10

Radon Abatement

Colin and his team were fantastic. Very friendly to deal with and took the time to explain the process both at the estimation stage and whilst doing the work which was completed within the day. My Radon level I tested previously was 150Bq and this dropped after the fan installation to <15Bq.

Approximate cost of services:
$2,500.00
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Ken
Ken
0 reviews Black Diamond, AB
10/10

A remarkable and instant reduction in the Radon levels

Beautifully simple, neat and efficient installation has solved the issue of high readings. 500bq down to 15 in just a week and stabilising at that level.

From request for assessment and quotation, to installation barely 2 months (including our own 3 week holiday interlude!).

System runs silently and just does its job.

So pleased with the work done and the results - can't recommend RadonWest highly enough.

Approximate cost of services:
$2,400.00
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dphebert
dphebert
0 reviews Cochrane, AB
10/10

Radon Remediation

Very happy with the end results. Colin was very professional, knowledgeable and thorough. The fan installed is quiet and efficient. We are more confident now that the radon issues have been addressed in our home. We would highly recommend this company to any and all of our friends.

Approximate cost of services:
$2,500.00
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1 review Calgary, AB
10/10

Radon Remediation

The installation of Radon equipment and testing was efficient and I really appreciated the detailed explanations from the staff who took the time to explain every step and showed us the results.

The team was great to work with and they cleaned up the work area perfectly. Highly recommend Radon West!

Approximate cost of services:
$2,400.00
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David in Calgary
David in Calgary
2 reviews Calgary, AB
10/10

Radon Mitigation

Colin was excellent, professional, quick and informative. Gave a good description of the work and why. Highly recommended.

Approximate cost of services:
$1,600.00
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Sol-Tech
Sol-Tech
1 review Calgary, AB
10/10

Consulting

I contacted Colin to get some advice and materials for a project. Colin is really knowledgable and I appreciate his straight talk. His company looks at the whole house as a system. I highly recommend Radon West.

Approximate cost of services:
$2,500.00
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Breathing Easier
Breathing Easier
0 reviews Okotoks, AB
10/10

Radon Remediation 100% Successful!

Colin at Radon West remediated our home in Calgary several years ago and we absolutely trusted him to help us again in our new home in Okotoks. Colin and his team are so professional and that includes his peripheral staff Renata and Karin. He explains what he'll do and accomplishes it. We feel so much better now that our radon reading is near zero from over 500 Bq/m for many months. If you need your radon levels tested and remediated, Radon West is the best company to choose. From when we first used Colin in Calgary to now, his prices stayed competitive. I would recommend Colin and Radon West and would not hesitate to hire him again.

Approximate cost of services:
$2,100.00
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Cochranite in Calgary
Cochranite in Calgary
3 reviews Cochrane, AB
10/10

Great experience with Radon Mitigation

Great experience with Colin and Rob from Radon West. Highly recommend. The office team sent useful nformation packs before the job to prepare for the day. On site, Colin again explained the process with consideration, and provided updates along the way regarding what was found with the diagnostics, what was to be sealed, the positioning and sizing of the parts, fan, and outlet, and finally with the results. Mats were put down to keep the basement clean, and they left the basement as clean (or cleaner!) than it was before they started. As Colin told me it would be, the process was dust free, and there wasn't much noise throughout the day. They persevered to successfully seal a record-breaking sized hole in my basement floor, crawling into a tight squeeze area not easily accessed to get under the shower pan. The challenge with the hole, in particular, was much appreciated.

Approximate cost of services:
$2,500.00
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Private User
Private User
Private User reviews Calgary, AB
10/10

Totally recommend Radon West

Colin and his team did an amazing job! He’s super knowledgeable and ensures the job is done right. Our house was challenging and it took them 3-4 visits. Really appreciated that it was all included in their standard price.

Approximate cost of services:
$2,500.00
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Company Response

Yes, your house was very challenging. Usually we complete the job in a day but when it comes to radon mitigation any home can be tricky to fix. We are proud of our team's commitment to sticking to the project until it is complete and honoring the estimate that we provided at the start. It was a pleasure to work with you and very happy about your low post mitigation levels. We appreciate taking the time to write us a review. Thank you!

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More about Radon West

Radon West Ltd. is one of Canada’s most engaged companies in the radon industry.
We are a C-NRPP certified, full service radon and building science company, for both commercial and residential projects.
We also mitigate radon levels in existing buildings, install new construction details, and provide radon related certification and continuing education training.
Our services also include testing, design, analysis, inspections, research and development as well as consultation.
We develop and maintain NORM management programs to meet Occupational Health and Safety requirements.

Our technical expertise in the understanding of building science and system design ensures that the final installation is the best fit for the many factors that influence radon infiltration such as construction type, climate, geology, and the operating systems of a building.
We specialize in technical diagnostics and challenging projects.

We are a recognized industry leader in the radon services industry and are known nationally for our high-quality work and for our science-based design of effective and efficient radon control systems specific to Canada’s cold climate.

Our history:
Two of our founders built their own home in 2006. They had heard about radon but were assured by almost everyone they talked to that it was not a problem in Alberta. A couple of years later they decided to test anyway and were surprised with the findings. They had radon in their home above the acceptable levels. They reduced their levels and then started to test the homes of family and friends. 42% of them had levels higher than the acceptable guidelines. One founder’s levels were so high that based on the United States Environmental Protection Agency guidelines her family should have evacuated their home within 3 months. They had been living in the home for 8 years with their young children. Hence, in 2012 Radon West Ltd. was born in 2012. Now our team of 7 operates out of a head office in Okotoks, Alberta as well as field locations in Cochrane and Calgary.

Areas of expertise:
Our understanding of the science behind radon entry and mitigation has created our reputation as a “different kind” of radon professional. Our company is science driven and with that comes curiosity and exploring different ways to do things. We are well equipped to more than just the standard radon testing and mitigation that is common in the industry.

Mitigation:
The majority of radon reduction systems in Canada are depressurization systems for which we have a defined process that ensures we are designing systems specific to the building. It begins with a site assessment to help define scope and develop budget for mitigation activities. Next, we perform detailed diagnostics to determine natural pressure, design pressure and minimum target pressure for effective radon protection. Then we develop soil resistance and pipe resistance measurements to allow for an accurate estimate of the depressurization fan characteristics required for the design. Next, we apply temperature correction factors to ensure systems will work in the coldest time of the year. Construction of the sub-slab mitigation system according to design and budget is completed and documented in a detailed as-built application relating to the project. The system is commissioned and a short-term test is performed to verify system effectiveness. Some systems require different mitigation techniques, such as HVAC changes, but each building is different and the best mitigation type can only be determined once testing and diagnostics have been completed.

Radon in air testing:
We have experience managing large-scale testing projects. In the last 2 years we have managed test distribution, quality assurance and quality control activities for more than 10,000 buildings. We follow stringent quality control/assurance protocols.

We also offer residential test kits for home owners. Our kits are different than most others because we complete the same stringent quality control and assurance testing so homeowners have the same quality when testing their home themselves.

Radon in water testing:
If there are areas where the UofC processes significant quantities of groundwater, Radon West has experience quantifying the contribution of processing groundwater on the radon level.

Radon emanation from building materials (flux) testing:
In the unlikely event that radon emanation is thought to be a significant factor; we have the ability to quantify the impact of radon emanation inhouse.

Gamma radiation testing:
Certain types of radon mitigation systems can create gamma radiation issues. We have the equipment and knowledge to measure and analyze gamma radiation.

Building Code:
Radon is our business and we recognize how and which parts of the building code are directly related to radon. We can evaluate and understand how different technologies and products can improve or impede the ultimate goal of radon reduction.

Building Envelope Testing:
Radon entry and mitigation is all about building science. We need to understand how the building is operating before we can remediate efficiently and effectively. We use blower doors, duct blasters, thermal imaging cameras and smoke machines, etc. We consider these building science skills invaluable however few people in the industry have them.

Research and Development:
As with any science-based company we know that increased information drives better technologies, processes and policy. We collaborate with other specialized scientists, like sound engineers for example, to help improve and develop new techniques for both radon testing and mitigation to make systems less intrusive, more energy efficient and effective.

Training:
We are one of only four C-NRPP approved trainers in Canada and the only one in Western Canada that provides certification and continuing education courses in the field of radon measurement and mitigation.

CATEGORIES
Solar Panels, Solar Water Heating, Asbestos, Lead, and Radon Removal, and Mold Detection & Removal
SERVICES
Radon Mitigation, Radon Assessment, CNRPP Certified, Radon Courses
WEBSITE
http://www.radonwest.com/
YEAR ESTABLISHED
2012
NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES
7
MEMBERSHIPS
BBB, CARST
LIABILITY INSURANCE
Yes
WORKERS COMPENSATION
Yes
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
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