An in-line radon fan is the most important component
of a subslab radon mitigation system. Choice of model is dependent on certain building
characteristics and should be made by a radon professional.
RADON MITIGATION SYSTEM COMPONENT
as a suction device, the radon fan is connected to PVC plastic pipes drawing the radon gas
from below the house and releasing it safely into the outdoor air above the
roofline. A radon fan must run continuously in order to effectively reduce the level
of radon in the air.
A good radon fan is designed specifically for radon mitigation
systems. A good quality radon fan should be ultra-quiet and will provide years of
superb performance for the homeowner.
A well designed radon mitigation system, installed by a qualified radon mitigation
contractor, should be non-intrusive and blend in well with the architectural design of the
On average it cost
between 25 and 50 cents to operate a radon fan per day. The operation cost depends
on the model fan required for your system and your local utility rates.