Author: BHA Staff

BHA Speakers to Address Radon Pros

Three BHA directors have been asked to speak at the AARST 2013 Symposium in Springfield, Ill. on September 24, 2013. This is a great opportunity for the Basement Health Association to fulfill the mission of the association to educate the public and the industries that effect the basement environment. 
The three speakers are Dan Jaggers…

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17 Waterproofing Companies Awarded BHA’s STAR Award

BHA Awarded 17 companies the STAR Award for 2013.  These companies received at least 20 consumer reports with an average score of 3.5 or higher for quality of work, responsiveness, professionalism, and punctuality. A. M. Shield Waterproofing Corporation ACM Basement Waterproofing Advanced Basement Solutions All Dry, Inc. AquaGuard Waterproofing Corporation Basement Cracks & Leaks Metro…

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New Radon Standards Lower Risk in New and Existing Multi-Family Housing

New Radon Standards lower risk in new and existing Multi-family Housing There are three new requirements and standards for radon testing and mitigation in regards to multi-family housing and apartment buildings. Radon Requirements for Multifamily Housing Mortgages The first concerns mortgage applications. HUD is now requiring a radon report for all multifamily insured mortgage applications….

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Fixing Dirt Crawlspaces: Liners or Poured Concrete

Over 25 million homes in the U.S. are built over exposed dirt crawlspaces. The U.S. Department of Energy and independent building science research groups have found exposed dirt crawlspaces cause moisture problems, pests, and high energy bills. Basically, what is under the house should be treated as part of the house. The environment under the…

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