Susan Howe

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Susan Howe

Radon Education Program Director

Education

Centerville High School
B.S. University of Dayton

Programs

Nevada Radon Education Program personnel, Susan Howe and Nadia Noel

Nevada Radon Education Program

The Nevada Radon Education Program is a partnership with the Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health to educate Nevadans about the health risk posed by elevated levels of radon in the home. The Extension program offers literature, educational presentations and low cost radon test kits in many county Extension and partner offices.

News & Journal Articles, Fact Sheets, Reports...

Brochures
A Citizen's Guide to Radon - EPA
The guide to protecting yourself and your family from radon.
Environmental Protection Agency & Center for Disease Control 2016, EPA 402/K-12/002 | 2016 | www.epa.gov/radon
Bulletins
Nevada Radon Poster Contest Flyer - 2021
The 2021 Nevada Radon Education Program Poster Contest has begun! Entries are due Oct. 31, 2020. Voting will take place in early November and Nevada contest winners will be announced before the end of November.
Howe, S. 2020, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno
Radon in Real Estate - Continuing Education Flyer
The Nevada Radon Education Program (NREP) offers a one-hour continuing education (CE) course that can be offered at Realtor broker offices, and a three-hour CE course through Reno/Sparks Association of Realtors (RSAR), usually once a year. Learn more about CE courses available.
Howe, S. 2020, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno. IP
Radon in Real Estate - Continuing Education Flyer - RSAR - August 5, 2020
The Nevada Radon Education Program (NREP) offers a one-hour continuing education (CE) course that can be offered at Realtor broker offices, and a three-hour CE course through Reno/Sparks Association of Realtors (RSAR), usually once a year. RSAR hosted Continuing Education Course - August 5, 2020, from 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Howe, S. 2020, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno. IP
Certified Radon Mitigation Contractors
A radon mitigation contractor is a professional who can fix your home to reduce the radon level.
Howe, S. 2019, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno. IP
How and Where to Get a Radon Test Kit
Instructions on how and where to get a Radon test kit in Nevada through the Nevada Radon Education Program.
Howe, S. 2019, Extension | University of Nevada. IP
How to Fix a Radon Problem
If you have a radon problem in your home, there are steps you can take to lower your risk of exposure and fix (mitigate) your home for radon.
Howe, S. 2019, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno. IP
Nevada Certified Radon Measurement Providers
A list of board certified certified radon measurement professionals that serve Nevada counties.
Howe, S. 2019, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno
Nevada Radon Test Kit Locations
Nevada Radon Education Program Radon Test Kit Locations
Howe, S. 2019, University of Nevada, Reno Extension
Nevada Radon Test Results
Maps of Nevada and Nevada counties that show Radon potential based on data collected from completed radon tests from 1989-2018
Howe, S. 2019, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno. IP
Radon in Real Estate Testing Checklist
This checklist can help you through all of the steps for testing a home during the buying process.
Howe, S. 2019, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno. IP
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Radon Information for the Home Buyer
What every home buyer should know about radon. EPA recommends that you know the radon level in any house you may want to buy.
Howe, S. 2019, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno. IP
Radon Information for the Home Seller
Buyers are increasingly concerned about exposing their families to health dangers and assuming additional financial burdens. In this competitive buyers' market, it would be wise to do all you can to market your home to its best advantage. A mitigated house in an area of high radon potential is a marketing-plus.
Howe, S. 2019, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno. IP
Radon Information for the Real Estate Professional
By learning about radon, real estate professionals can properly answer questions during real estate transactions, and avoid potential liability.
Howe, S. 2019, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, IP
Radon Mitigation - What is a Radon Mitigation System?
Do you have a radon problem? A mitigation system might be the solution, but what is a radon mitigation system?
Howe, S. 2019, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno. IP
Radon Mitigation - How To Know If a Radon Mitigation Contractor Did a Good Job
A radon mitigation contractor should perform the following basic steps when putting a radon mitigation system in your home:
Howe, S. 2019, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno. IP
Radon Mitigation - The Benefits and Costs of a Radon Mitigation System
An effective radon mitigation system can reduce the radon level in your home by up to 99 percent.
Howe, S. 2019, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno. IP
Request a Free Radon Test Kit to be Mailed During National Radon Action Month
For Nevada residents. If you're not able to pick up your free radon test kit in person, follow these instructions to have one mailed to you.
Howe, S. 2019, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno. IP
Testing for Real Estate Transactions
An overview of what you should know about testing homes before real estate transactions.
Howe, S. 2019, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno. IP
Free Radon Education Presentations in Nevada during National Radon Action Month
A list of free radon education presentations in Nevada during National Radon Action Month. Presented by the Nevada Radon Education Program.
Howe.S. 2019, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno. IP
Fact Sheets
How Radon Gas Enters Homes
Radon can enter and collect inside almost any home or other building through dirt floors, hollow block walls, cracks in the foundation floor and walls, sump pumps, openings around floor drains, joints and foundation openings for pipes, sewers and other utility connections.
Howe, S. 2019, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno. IP
Forms
Mail-in coupon to purchase "Protecting Your Home From Radon" for Nevada residents
A do-it-yourself book for consumers to install a radon mitigation system themselves or to become familiar with how a contractor will do the installation.
Howe, S. 2020, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
Free short-term radon test kit request form - National Radon Action Month 2020
Nevada residents can use this form to request a FREE short-term radon test kit during National Radon Action Month. (Jan. 1 - Feb. 29)
Howe, S. 2019, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno. IP
Long-Term Radon Test Kit Request Form
Use this form to request a $15 (plus shipping) Long Term Radon Test Kit in Nevada.
Howe, S. 2019, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno. IP
Short-Term Radon Test Kit Request Form
Use this form to request a $10 (plus shipping) Short-Term Radon Test Kit in Nevada.
Howe, S. 2019, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno. IP
Maps
Churchill County Radon Potential Map - 2018
Use this map to find out the potential of radon exposure in Churchill County homes.
Howe, S. 2019, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno. IP
Clark County Radon Potential Map - 2018
Use this map to find out the potential of radon exposure in Clark County homes.
Howe, S. 2019, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno. IP
Esmeralda County Radon Potential Map - 2018
Use this map to find out the potential of radon exposure in Esmeralda County homes.
Howe, S. 2019, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno. IP
Lyon County Radon Potential Map - 2018
Use this map to find out the potential of radon exposure in Lyon County homes.
Howe, S. 2019, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno. IP
Nevada Statewide Radon Potential Map - 2018
On overview of potential radon exposure in Nevada.
Howe, S. 2019, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno. IP
Nye County Radon Potential Map - 2018
Use this map to find out the potential of radon exposure in Nye County homes.
Howe, S. 2019, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno. IP
Washoe County Radon Potential Map - 2018
Use this map to find out the potential of radon exposure in Washoe County homes.
Howe, S. 2019, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno. IP
Washoe County Radon Potential Map for the Reno area - 2019
Use this map to find out the potential of radon exposure in Washoe County (Reno area) homes.
Howe, S. 2019, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno.