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January 13, 2011

Have you checked your building for radon?

  • The toxic gas, which is colorless and odorless, is the No. 2 cause of lung cancer in the U.S.
    Journal Staff Reporter

    Photo courtesy of Advanced Radon Technologies [enlarge]
    This rooftop fan on a Spokane-area office building is part of a mitigation system that expels underground gases containing radon.

    Buildings are like our bodies — an awful lot can go wrong if we don't pay attention to them.

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