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New Partnership Provides Increased Access to Radon Testing During National Radon Action Month

Limiting Radon Exposure Starts with a Test – Protect Environmental and the American Lung Association Partner to Remove the Cost Barrier to Testing Across the U.S.

LOUISVILLE, KY. – (January 10, 2024) – During National Radon Action Month, the American Lung Association and Protect Environmental are breaking down barriers for homeowners to know their radon risk by providing no-cost professional radon testing services in key, high-risk areas. Since dangerous levels of radon have been found in every state and anyone can be at risk of exposure, low-cost test kits are available at a discount this month to empower everyone to take the first step to reduce their risk of radon-induced lung cancer for homeowners located outside their service area. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as much as 20% of all lung cancer cases happen to people who have never smoked, yet many people don’t know that the air in their homes could put their lung health at risk. More awareness and testing are needed to end radon-induced lung cancer once and for all.

Radon is responsible for about 21,000 lung cancer deaths in the U.S. every year and is the second leading cause of lung cancer. Any home or building can have dangerous levels of radioactive gas. Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas that rises through the soil and can enter your home through cracks in floors, walls, or foundations.

When inhaled, radioactive particles released by radon gas in your lungs can damage lung tissue and cause breakages and irreversible damage to lung cell DNA or cell mutations that can lead to cancer. Since there is no cure for lung cancer, proactive prevention is key. The only way to know your risk of radon exposure is to test.

On January 18, Protect Environmental will be releasing its second annual National Radon Risk Index™ (check out last year’s here) which ranks communities by the known indoor radon measurements recorded using a database that represents more than 2.5 million data points compiled from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and internal radon testing data points provided by Protect Environmental.

“We discovered that my childhood home had high levels of radon when my father was diagnosed with lung cancer, even though he was a non-smoker,” said Kyle Hoylman, CEO of Protect Environmental. “Our team is doing its part to reduce exposure to cancer-causing radon gas, but more awareness and action is needed to prevent this deadly disease across the U.S. That’s why we have partnered with the American Lung Association to break down barriers to radon testing and to empower individuals to reduce their risk of radon exposure through no-cost professional radon testing and low-cost test kits.”

To inspire action and end radon-induced lung cancer, the American Lung Association and Protect Environmental partner to provide professional no-cost radon testing in eight (8) key markets: (1) Chicago, IL; (2) Columbus, OH; (3) Denver, CO; (4) Detroit, MI; (5) Lexington, KY; (6) Louisville, KY; (7) New Jersey, and New York City, NY, and (8) Salt Lake City. Homeowners can request no-cost professional radon testing here. Through this initiative, a qualified professional will conduct a radon test using a certified active radon measurement device and will provide a detailed report to the homeowner upon test completion at no cost. If elevated levels are identified, the problem can be fixed through the installation of a mitigation system.

During National Radon Action Month, do-it-yourself radon test kits are also available nationwide at a reduced price to encourage everyone to know their radon risk. The kits include lab analysis from national and state-certified analytical laboratory RAdata, a Protect Environmental company. During January kits can be purchased at a reduced rate.

“Radon in homes is more common than you think. Unfortunately, most places in the country remain undertested, so this isn’t something that should be taken lightly,” said Deb Brown, Chief Mission Officer for the American Lung Association. “This is why the American Lung Association is proud to partner with Protect Environmental to offer free or low-cost radon testing for families. We urge everyone to test their homes for this cancer-causing gas.”

During National Radon Action Month, everyone is urged:

 

  1. Test Your Home for Radon: The EPA recommends that every home be tested for radon every two years. The colder months are the best time to test. If elevated levels are found, take action to reduce radon exposure by installing a radon mitigation system. Request a no-cost professional radon test or order your low-cost radon test kit online today.

 

  1. Talk to a Friend or Neighbor About the Risk of Radon. More awareness is needed to create safer indoor spaces. Protect Environmental developed the National Radon Risk Search™ Tool to help people learn about radon results in their zip code and better understand the potential health risks radon poses near them.

 

  1. Encourage Schools and Workplaces to Test for Radon. Limit radon exposure in all the indoor spaces you spend time in. Any building can have elevated levels of radon and the long-term threat of lung cancer can impact anyone. For more information on protecting commercial buildings from radon, visit com/Commercial.

 

  1. Talk to your Doctor and Learn More About Your Risk. In many cases, radon-induced lung cancer is asymptomatic. When symptoms start to show the damage is irreversible. People who have never smoked make up one out of seven radon-related lung cancer deaths each year. If you believe you may have been exposed to elevated levels of radon, talk with your doctor about your options for lung cancer screening and early detection. Learn more at org/radon.

About the American Lung Association

The American Lung Association is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease through education, advocacy and research. The work of the American Lung Association is focused on four strategic imperatives: to defeat lung cancer; to champion clean air for all; to improve the quality of life for those with lung disease and their families; and to create a tobacco-free future. For more information about the American Lung Association, which has a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator and is a Platinum-Level GuideStar Member, call 1-800-LUNGUSA (1-800-586-4872) or visit: Lung.org. To support the work of the American Lung Association, find a local event at Lung.org/events.

 

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About Protect Environmental

Protect Environmental is a national leader in the environmental consulting and construction industry, focusing on radon and chemical vapor intrusion management. With a proven track record spanning 38 years and more than 200,000 completed projects in all 50 U.S. states and 2 U.S. territories, the company provides expert service from its trusted professionals to provide peace of mind protection to property owners seeking to build and maintain healthy, safe, and sustainable indoor environments. Join our rapidly expanding team, apply today. For more information, call 502-410-5000 or click on https://www.protectenvironmental.com.

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A New Report Shows Lung Cancer Survival Rate Gains, Lingering Disparities, And an Urgent Need to Increase Screening and Proactive Prevention

To Prevent Lung Cancer, the American Lung Association and Protect Environmental, Partner to Provide No-Cost Professional Radon Testing

Louisville, KY – (November 30, 2023)The newly released 2023 “State of Lung Cancer” report from the American Lung Association shows lung cancer survival rates rise but, sadly, cases continue to climb highlighting the need for proactive prevention. Although Lung Cancer Awareness Month is ending, increasing awareness surrounding radon-induced lung cancer is still needed to prevent this deadly disease.  

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths. Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer and is responsible for about 21,000 lung cancer deaths in the U.S. every year. Any building can have toxic levels of radioactive gas, and anyone can be at risk. High levels of radon have been found in homes in every state. Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas that rises through the soil and can enter your home through cracks in floors, walls, or foundations.

To proactively prevent lung cancer, the American Lung Association partnered with Protect Environmental, to provide no-cost professional radon testing in Chicago, IL; Columbus, OH; Denver, CO; Detroit, MI; Lexington, KY; Louisville, KY; New Jersey, and New York City, Salt Lake City, UT. Homeowners can request no-cost professional radon testing here.

Through this initiative, a qualified professional will conduct a radon test using a certified radon measurement device, providing a detailed report to the homeowner upon completion of the test.  If elevated levels are identified, the problem can be fixed through the installation of a mitigation system.  

“We discovered my childhood home had high levels of radon when my father was diagnosed with lung cancer, even though he was a non-smoker,” said Kyle Hoylman, chief executive officer of Protect Environmental. “Our team is doing its part to reduce exposure to radioactive, cancer-causing radon gas in the communities we serve, but more awareness and action is needed to prevent this deadly disease. That’s why we partnered with the American Lung Association to break down barriers and empower individuals to reduce their risk of radon exposure through no-cost professional radon testing.”

“Lung Cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in America. As we have made tremendous strides in raising awareness about the dangers of tobacco use, there is more work to do to increase awareness about radon and how to prevent radon-induced lung cancer. Since reducing the risk of radon-induced lung cancer starts with a test, we encourage everyone, regardless of where you live, to test the spaces where you live, work, and learn,” said Deb Brown, chief mission officer for the American Lung Association. “It will take all of us working together to end lung cancer stigma and raise awareness that anyone can get lung cancer. Test for radon – it could save your life.”

To mark Lung Cancer Awareness Month, everyone is urged to:

  1. Test Your Home for Radon: Every home should be tested for radon. Exposure to radon causes no immediate symptoms, but the long-term threat of lung cancer is important to everyone. People who have never smoked make up one out of seven radon-related lung cancer deaths each year. Learn more at org/radon and reserve your appointment for a professional radon test at no cost today. If you live outside the no-cost professional radon testing project area, you can purchase a test kit here. You can also explore radon results recorded in your community using the Radon Risk Search™ Tool. If radon levels need to be reduced use a licensed and certified radon professional.
  2. Take a quiz to see if you or a loved one are eligible for lung cancer screening: Lung cancer screening is key to early detection of the disease. Although radon exposure is not considered a risk factor for lung cancer screening, a person is eligible for lung cancer screening if they are 50-80 years of age, have a 20 pack-year history (1 pack/day for 20 years, 2 packs/day for 10 years), and are a current smoker, or have quit within the last 15 years. Find out if you are eligible for lung cancer screening with this 2-minute quiz at org.
  3. Join the Patient & Caregiver Network for Critical Lung Cancer Resources: The Lung Association’s Patient & Caregiver Network provides people living with lung cancer and lung disease and their caregivers with critical support, education, and access to emerging research like clinical trials. Learn more and sign up for the Patient & Caregiver Network at org/PCN.

There are not currently any effective, community-wide screening methods available for medical prevention or early diagnosis and treatment of radon-included lung cancer, according to the U.S. Agency For Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. Patients with potential exposure to increased radon levels should undergo a thorough medical evaluation.

Radon-induced lung cancer claims two (2) American lives each hour. More must be done to raise awareness to end radon-induced lung cancer once and for all.

About Protect Environmental

Protect Environmental is a national leader in the environmental consulting and construction industry, focusing on radon and chemical vapor intrusion management. With a proven track record spanning 18 years and more than 200,000 completed projects in all 50 U.S. states and 2 U.S. territories, the company provides expert service from its trusted professionals to provide peace of mind protection to property owners seeking to build and maintain healthy, safe, and sustainable indoor environments. Join our rapidly expanding team, and apply today. For more information, call 502-410-5000 or click on https://www.protectenvironmental.com.

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Protect Environmental and the American Lung Association Partner to Provide Professional No-Cost Radon Testing for Lung Cancer Awareness Month

More than 21,000 American lives are lost to radon-induced lung cancer every year, but exposure can be prevented. Together we can reverse this deadly trend.

Louisville, KY, November 1, 2023 November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Lung cancer is the deadliest type of cancer and can impact anyone with lungs. Radon, an invisible radioactive gas is a leading cause of lung cancer, second only to smoking. The CDC estimates up to 20% of lung cancer cases are among people who have never smoked. Since the disease is commonly connected to those with a history of smoking, more awareness is needed to destigmatize, inform, and empower our communities to reduce their risk of radon-induced lung cancer.

Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas that comes from the breakdown of Uranium underground. It rises through the soil and can enter your home through cracks in floors, walls, or foundations. Unchecked, radon gas can accumulate indoors and cause damage to lungs when inhaled. Since you cannot see, smell, or taste radon, the only way to know your risk of exposure is to test.

Protect Environmental is providing no-cost access to professional radon testing in select communities through its national partnership with the American Lung Association. Through this initiative, a qualified professional will conduct a radon test using a certified radon measurement device, providing a detailed report to the homeowner upon completion of the test.  If elevated levels are identified, the problem can be fixed through the installation of a mitigation system.  

No-cost professional radon testing is currently available in seven (7) markets: (1) Columbus, OH; (2) Denver, CO; (3) Detroit, MI; (4) Lexington, KY; (5) Louisville, KY; (6) New Jersey, and New York City (7) Salt Lake City, UT. Homeowners can request no-cost professional radon testing here. 

We discovered that my childhood home had high levels of radon when my father was diagnosed with lung cancer, even though he was a non-smoker,” said Kyle Hoylman, CEO of Protect Environmental. “Our team is doing its part to reduce exposure to radioactive, cancer-causing radon gas in the communities we serve, but more awareness and action is needed to prevent this deadly disease. That’s why we partnered with the American Lung Association to break down barriers and empower individuals to reduce their risk of radon exposure through no-cost professional radon testing.” 

“Lung Cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in America. As we have made tremendous strides in raising awareness about the dangers of tobacco use, there is more work to do to increase awareness about radon and how to prevent radon-induced lung cancer. Since reducing the risk of radon-induced lung cancer starts with a test, we encourage everyone, regardless of where you live, to test the spaces where you live, work and learn,” said Deb Brown, chief mission officer for the American Lung Association. “It will take all of us working together to end lung cancer stigma and raise awareness that anyone can get lung cancer. Test for radon – it could save your life. 

About Protect Environmental

Protect Environmental is a national leader in the environmental consulting and construction industry, focusing on radon and chemical vapor intrusion management. With a proven track record spanning 18 years and more than 200,000 completed projects in all 50 U.S. states and 2 U.S. territories, the company provides expert service from its trusted professionals to provide peace of mind protection to property owners seeking to build and maintain healthy, safe, and sustainable indoor environments. For more information and to and inquire about joining our growing team, call 502-410-5000 or click on https://www.protectenvironmental.com. 

About the American Lung Association

The American Lung Association is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease through education, advocacy and research. The work of the American Lung Association is focused on four strategic imperatives: to defeat lung cancer; to champion clean air for all; to improve the quality of life for those with lung disease and their families; and to create a tobacco-free future. For more information about the American Lung Association, which has a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator and is a Platinum-Level GuideStar Member, call 1-800-LUNGUSA (1-800-586-4872) or visit: Lung.org. To support the work of the American Lung Association, find a local event at Lung.org/events. 

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Protect Environmental Expands Utah Operation to Support St. George Metropolitan Area

In response to growing demand and to advance the company’s mission to prevent exposure to cancer-causing radon gas, Protect Environmental expands operations to increase capacity in St. George and surrounding areas

Louisville, KY, July 21, 2023 – Today, Louisville-based Protect Environmental announced the launch of its second Utah-based operation to provide radon and vapor intrusion mitigation solutions to meet growing demands created by the increase in population density in St. George and surrounding communities.

Having served the Salt Lake City and greater Utah area since its founding in 2007, the company’s Salt Lake City operation, Radovent, was acquired by Protect Environmental in the spring of 2022. Since there are no certified radon professionals within 100 miles of St. George, the Salt Lake City operation has been providing services to the St. George community for years.

“St. George is my home, and this expansion represents a big win for my community to protect my neighbors from radon-induced lung cancer for future generations,” said Larry Warren, Protect Environmental mitigation technician. “Since radon doesn’t discriminate, dangerous levels can be found in new and old homes and buildings alike. I’m excited to be able to protect more people in my St. George community from this invisible, but deadly, gas.”

The company will immediately commence operations supporting the St. George community, hosting a community town hall meeting with real estate agents and home inspectors on July 21, 2023.

“Some of the highest indoor radon levels on record have been found in the Southwest region of Utah, which is why we have traveled hundreds of miles to provide vital life-saving mitigation services to the St. George community. Our long-time employee, Larry Warren, calls St. George home and will now provide boots-on-the-ground service in the area full-time,” said Jeremy Porter, director of market operations for Protect Environmental. “This expansion will allow us to serve this region every day of the week and increase our capacity to protect those living in St. George from exposure to radon gas.”

About Protect Environmental

Protect Environmental is a national environmental consulting and construction industry leader, focusing on radon and chemical vapor intrusion management. With a proven track record spanning 18 years and more than 200,000 completed projects in all 50 U.S. states and 2 U.S. territories, the company provides expert service from its trusted professionals to provide peace of mind protection to property owners seeking to build and maintain healthy, safe, and sustainable indoor environments. Join our rapidly expanding team, apply today. For more information, call 502-410-5000 or click on https://www.protectenvironmental.com

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Protect Environmental and the American Lung Association Announce National Partnership to Prevent Radon-Induced Lung Cancer 

National strategic partnership formed to save lives by increasing radon awareness, testing, and mitigation in communities throughout the country

Louisville, KY, May 8, 2023 – Protect Environmental, in conjunction with the American Lung Association, announced today the national partnership between the two organizations to prevent radon-induced lung cancer. The announcement comes during the kickoff of Lung Cancer Action Week, an initiative focused on raising awareness and building support for improved lung health. Exposure to radon is the leading cause of lung cancer among non-smokers, second only to smoking, and is responsible for more than 21,000 annual deaths in the United States.

 “Radon in homes is more common than you think. In fact, every state in the U.S. has homes measured with radon levels above the recommended levels. Since it is odorless, tasteless, and colorless, all indoor spaces should be tested regardless of geographic location and building type,” said Deb Brown, chief mission officer for the American Lung Association. “This is why we are thankful for our partnership with Protect Environmental to help raise awareness about radon and provide testing for more people. Together we hope to reduce the burden of lung cancer caused by radon.”

As part of the national partnership, Protect Environmental will provide its National Radon Risk Search™ tool and offer no-cost professional testing to assist American Lung Association supporters with understanding the radon risk in their communities and homes. The organizations will also partner to amplify national, state, and local policy initiatives that impact lung health, with Protect Environmental pledging more than $100,000 to support these joint efforts.

“The American Lung Association has been a long-time friend of Protect Environmental, and we are excited to be expanding our relationship through this strategic partnership,” said Kyle Hoylman, chief executive officer of Protect Environmental and a member of the American Lung Association’s Local Leadership Board in Kentucky. “Joining forces with the leading lung health advocate in our country will amplify our efforts to increase awareness about the dangers of radon gas exposure, with the ultimate goal of saving lives by preventing radon-induced lung cancer.”

To learn more about the radon risk in your community, use the National Radon Risk Search ™ tool. To better understand the radon risk in your own home, request no-cost professional testing conducted by one of Protect Environmental’s trusted professionals. Learn more about the partnership with the Lung Association at Lung.org/protect-environmental.

About Protect Environmental

Protect Environmental is a national leader in the environmental consulting and construction industry, focusing on radon and chemical vapor intrusion management. With a proven track record spanning 18 years and more than 200,000 completed projects in all 50 U.S. states and 2 U.S. territories, the company provides expert service from its trusted professionals to provide peace of mind protection to property owners seeking to build and maintain healthy, safe, and sustainable indoor environments. Join our rapidly expanding team, apply today. For more information, call 502-410-5000 or click on https://www.protectenvironmental.com.

About the American Lung Association

The American Lung Association is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease through education, advocacy and research. The work of the American Lung Association is focused on four strategic imperatives: to defeat lung cancer; to champion clean air for all; to improve the quality of life for those with lung disease and their families; and to create a tobacco-free future. For more information about the American Lung Association, a holder of the coveted 4-star rating from Charity Navigator and a Platinum-Level GuideStar Member, or to support the work it does, call 1-800-LUNGUSA (1-800-586-4872) or visit: Lung.org.

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Protect Environmental Issued Patent for Next Generation Radon Measurement System

The Radon Sentinel™ Measurement System provides a more efficient and effective solution to minimize turnaround times and reduce costs related to multifamily and large building radon testing project

Louisville, KY, April 6, 2023 – Protect Environmental announced today the issuance of a patent (U.S. Patent No. 11,598,888 B2) for its next generation measurement system developed specifically for characterizing radon potential in multifamily and other large buildings. The Radon Sentinel Measurement System is the company’s second product patent and further strengthens the company’s intellectual property portfolio by providing commercial clients the solution for minimizing turnaround times and reducing costs related to radon testing projects. The system can also be utilized for testing single-family residential buildings.

“We’re excited to bring the benefits of this technology to our commercial clients, as well as the occupants living, working, and learning in commercial spaces nationwide,” Chris Ferguson, Director of Products for the company said. “Quickly providing better quality data simplifies radon risk assessments and minimizes testing project turnaround times, while providing cost savings for the property developers and owners. This technology allows Protect Environmental to better support the needs of our clients, while also better protecting the occupants of these buildings.”

The traditional radon testing approach used to meet lending policy and regulatory requirements creates considerable challenges to transaction timing and represents a significant portion of the overall environmental due diligence budget. When combined with the inconvenience imposed on occupants and property/facility management staff created by repetitive access to buildings to conduct follow-up testing, the traditional approach represents an overly burdensome and costly process to ensure building occupants aren’t being exposed to unsafe levels of radioactive, cancer-causing radon gas.

The measurement system, which includes a compact proprietary active measurement device, overcomes the challenges associated with the traditional testing approach by providing the following key benefits:

  • Minimizes radon testing project turnaround times
  • Avoids costly follow-up testing to prevent transaction delays
  • Reduces overall testing project costs
  • Limits building occupant and property/facility management staff disruptions
  • Provides near-immediate laboratory analysis turnaround times
  • Eliminates wall surface damage caused by traditional pinned devices
  • Provides building occupants with precise, multi-lingual testing conditions guidance 

“Quite simply, the Radon Sentinel Measurement System represents a better way to characterize radon potential in multifamily and large buildings,” said Kyle Hoylman, CEO of the company. “Our clients have been asking for a more efficient and effective solution to better support their radon testing needs. We listened – Radon Sentinel is that solution.”

Additional information about the company’s next-generation measurement system can be found at https://www.protectenvironmental.com/commercial-radon-testing.

About Protect Environmental

Protect Environmental is a national leader in the environmental consulting and construction industry, focusing on radon and chemical vapor intrusion management. With a proven track record spanning 18 years and more than 200,000 completed projects in all 50 U.S. states and 2 U.S. territories, the company provides expert service from its trusted professionals to provide peace of mind protection to property owners seeking to build and maintain healthy, safe, and sustainable indoor environments. Join our rapidly expanding team, apply today. For more information, call 502-410-5000 or click on https://www.protectenvironmental.com.

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Protect Environmental Introduces Financing Options For Customers

Protect Environmental partners with GreenSky® to provide financing options to fit family budgets and increase access to solutions that create safe and healthy indoor environments

Louisville, KY, March 23, 2023 – Protect Environmental, an industry leader in the measurement, mitigation, and monitoring of environmental carcinogens, today announced a consumer finance partnership with GreenSky®, a Goldman Sachs Company, to offer families protection and peace of mind now by providing them with the ability to pay over time.

Founded in 2005, Louisville-based Protect Environmental expanded to eight (8) offices across the United States specializing in radon and vapor intrusion services. The environmental consulting and construction company has a longstanding legacy of offering efficient and cost-effective solutions to reduce exposure to human carcinogens and continues to give back to the communities they serve.

With about one-third of adults in the U.S. reporting they have no more than $100 in their savings, providing efficient and economical financing options will empower more customers to reduce their risk of exposure to carcinogens like radon, which is found in every state and is responsible for claiming the lives of 21,000 innocent Americans each year.

“It is hard to put a price on safety; that is why for decades we’ve committed to offering expert services at competitive and sustainable prices,” said Kyle Hoylman, Protect Environmental’s Chief Executive Officer. “These financing options will increase access to safe and healthy indoor spaces while bridging health equity gaps by providing more financial flexibility to families searching for solutions to protect their loved ones from environmental carcinogens like radon, PFAS, volatile organic compounds (VOCs), and other contaminants in the soil, air, and water.”

For more information about the services and protection Protect Environmental provides, click here. To explore financing options and apply for funding contact us at 877-508-8850 or submit an inquiry.

About Protect Environmental

Protect Environmental is a national leader in the environmental consulting and construction industry, focusing on radon and chemical vapor intrusion management. With a proven track record spanning 18 years and more than 200,000 completed projects in all 50 U.S. states and 2 U.S. territories, the company provides expert service from its trusted professionals to provide peace of mind protection to property owners seeking to build and maintain healthy, safe, and sustainable indoor environments. Join our rapidly expanding team, apply today. For more information, call 502-410-5000 or click on https://www.protectenvironmental.com.

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Subject to credit approval. Financing for the GreenSky® consumer loan program is provided by Equal Opportunity Lenders. GreenSky® is a registered trademark of GreenSky, LLC, a subsidiary of Goldman Sachs Bank USA. NMLS #1416362. Loans originated by Goldman Sachs are issued by Goldman Sachs Bank USA, Salt Lake City Branch. NMLS #208156. www.nmlsconsumeraccess.org www.greensky.com.

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Protect Environmental Announces Milestone in Mission to Build and Maintain Healthy, Safe, and Sustainable Communities Across the Denver Metro Area

ACE Radon and Reliant Radon Solutions to complete brand transition as part of Protect Environmental’s plan to expand service area in key national market

Louisville, KY, March 15, 2023 – Today, Louisville-based Protect Environmental announced the brand transition of its recently acquired Denver-based ACE Radon and Reliant Radon Solutions operations. The local operations will assume the Protect Environmental brand in March, completing their integration into one of the largest environmental consulting and construction companies in the United States. The transition marks another milestone in Protect Environmental’s growth strategy to expand its scale and solidify its presence in key markets across the country.

“More than 50% of the homes in Colorado have toxic indoor radon levels above the EPA recommended action level of 4.0 picocuries,” said Terry Kerwin, Director, Market Development for Protect Environmental and former owner of Reliant Radon Solutions. “We are excited by the increased opportunity and capacity to provide safe and sustainable solutions under the Protect Environmental brand as we continue to build and maintain healthy indoor spaces in our communities together.”

“With a combined 74-year legacy the expanded operation makes us the largest, most experienced, soil gas contractor in the state of Colorado, said Jeff Goard, Colorado Managing Partner for Protect Environmental and founder of ACE Radon. “It has been 35 years since we pioneered radon testing and mitigation services in the Denver area, and we are excited by the increased opportunity this transition will open as we forge a new path forward, together.” 

Having served the Denver region for decades, ACE Radon and Reliant Radon Solutions will continue to provide the same expert radon and vapor intrusion services under the Protect Environmental brand. 

“ACE Radon and Reliant Radon Solutions both have rich histories providing expert radon and vapor intrusion services in the communities they serve, making them key partners in our mission to build and maintain healthy, safe, and sustainable indoor environments,” said Kyle Hoylman, CEO of Protect Environmental. “The level of care for the communities they serve is evident in the many years of providing quality service, and we are excited that our paths have merged under the Protect Environmental brand.”

Those in the Denver area and throughout the greater state of Colorado in need of radon or vapor intrusion services can contact our Denver offices by visiting ProtectEnvironmental.com. The two operations will merge into one location and continue to serve the Denver region. Through the transition, you can still contact the local teams by calling ACE Radon at (303) 753-1044 or Reliant Radon Solutions at 303-304-6042.

About Protect Environmental

Protect Environmental is a national leader in the environmental consulting and construction industry, focusing on radon and chemical vapor intrusion management. With a proven track record spanning 18 years and more than 200,000 completed projects in all 50 U.S. states and 2 U.S. territories, the company provides expert service from its trusted professionals to provide peace of mind protection to property owners seeking to build and maintain healthy, safe, and sustainable indoor environments. Join our rapidly expanding team, apply today. For more information, call 502-410-5000 or click on https://www.protectenvironmental.com. 

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Protect Environmental Announces Milestone in Mission to Build and Maintain Healthy, Safe, and Sustainable Communities Across the Chicago Metro Region

Elliott and Associates and Radovent to complete brand transition as part of Protect Environmental’s plan to expand service area in a key national market

Louisville, KY, February 23, 2023 – Today, Louisville-based Protect Environmental announced the brand transition of its recently acquired Chicago-based Elliott and Associates and Radovent and operations. The local operations will assume the Protect Environmental brand in March completing their integration into one of the largest environmental consulting and construction companies in the United States. The transition marks another milestone in Protect Environmental’s growth strategy to expand its scale and solidify its presence in key markets across the country.

“About 1 in 5 homes in Cook County have indoor radon levels above the EPA recommended action level of 4 picocuries. Up to 60% of homes in surrounding counties like Ogle and Stephenson have toxic levels of radon.” Ryan Godar, Co-Director of Operations, Illinois for Protect Environmental and former Operations Director, Radovent Illinois said. “We are excited by the increased opportunity and capacity to provide safe and sustainable solutions under the Protect Environmental brand as we continue to build and maintain healthy indoor spaces together in our communities .”

“With a combined 50-year legacy the expanded operation makes us the largest, most experienced, soil gas contractor in the state of Illinois.” Elliott Wall, Co-Director of Operations, Illinois, and Founder of Elliott and Associates said. “It has been 37 years since we pioneered radon testing and mitigation services in the Chicago area. Partnering with Protect Environmental has unlocked the next chapter in our story, and we couldn’t be more excited to be a part of Team Green.”

Having served the Chicago region for decades, Elliott and Associates and Radovent will continue to provide the same expert radon and vapor intrusion services under the Protect Environmental brand.

“Elliott and Associates and Radovent both have rich histories providing expert radon and vapor intrusion services in the communities they serve, making them key partners in our mission to build and maintain healthy, safe, and sustainable indoor environments,” said Kyle Hoylman, CEO of Protect Environmental. “The level of care for the communities they serve is evident in the many years of providing quality service, and we are excited that our paths have merged under the Protect Environmental brand.”

Those in the Chicago area in need of radon or vapor intrusion services can contact our Chicago offices by visiting

ProtectEnvironmental.com. The two operations will merge into one location and will continue to serve the Chicago region. Through the transition, you can still contact the local teams by calling Elliott and Associates at (630) 325-8005 or Radovent Illinois at (847) 637-0297.

About Protect Environmental

Protect Environmental is a national leader in the environmental consulting and construction industry, focusing on radon and chemical vapor intrusion management. With a proven track record spanning 18 years and more than 200,000 completed projects in all 50 U.S. states and 2 U.S. territories, the company provides expert service from its trusted professionals to provide peace of mind protection to property owners seeking to build and maintain healthy, safe, and sustainable indoor environments. Join our rapidly expanding team, apply today. For more information, call 502-410-5000 or click on https://www.protectenvironmental.com.

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Protect Environmental Announces Milestone in Mission to Build and Maintain Healthy, Safe, and Sustainable Communities Across the Columbus Metro Area

Radon Be Gone, a Protect Environmental Company, to complete brand transition as part of the company’s plan to expand service area in a key national market

Louisville, KY, February 23, 2023 – Today, Louisville-based Protect Environmental announced the brand transition of its Columbus-based operation, Radon Be Gone. The local operation will assume the Protect Environmental brand in March, completing its integration into one of the largest environmental consulting and construction companies in the United States. The transition marks another milestone in Protect Environmental’s growth strategy to expand its scale and solidify its presence in key markets.

“Partnering with Protect Environmental will better position us to expand our capacity in the Columbus area to continue to offer trusted radon and vapor intrusion solutions for keeping our community safe from exposure to harmful indoor contaminants,” said Bill Dziatkowicz, Co-Founder of Radon Be Gone and current Director, Operations for the Protect Environmental Columbus, OH operation. “Partnering with Protect Environmental has unlocked the next chapter in our story and we couldn’t be more excited to be a part of Team Green.”

Having served Columbus, OH, and surrounding areas since 2004, Radon Be Gone will continue to provide the same expert radon and vapor intrusion services now under the Protect Environmental brand.

“Radon Be Gone has a rich history of providing expert radon and vapor intrusion services to its Ohio communities, which has made them a key partner in our mission to create more healthy, safe, and sustainable indoor environments,” said Kyle Hoylman, CEO of Protect Environmental. “Their level of care for their community is evident in their many years of providing quality service and we are excited that our paths have merged to pave a new path forward, together, under the Protect Environmental brand.”

Those in Columbus, OH, and surrounding areas needing radon or vapor intrusion services can contact our Protect Environmental, Columbus, OH office by visiting ProtectEnvironmental.com or calling (614) 642-2678.

About Protect Environmental

Protect Environmental is a national leader in the environmental consulting and construction industry, focusing on radon and chemical vapor intrusion management. With a proven track record spanning 18 years and more than 200,000 completed projects in all 50 U.S. states and 2 U.S. territories, the company provides expert service from its trusted professionals to provide peace of mind protection to property owners seeking to build and maintain healthy, safe, and sustainable indoor environments. Join our rapidly expanding team, apply today. For more information, call 502-410-5000 or click on https://www.protectenvironmental.com.

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Protect Environmental Announces Milestone in its Mission to Build and Maintain Healthy, Safe, and Sustainable Communities Across the Metro Detroit Region

Protech Environmental, a Protect Environmental company, to complete brand transition as part of the company’s plan to expand service area in a key national market

Louisville, KY, February 23, 2023 – Today, Louisville-based Protect Environmental announced the upcoming brand transition of its Ann Arbor-based operation, Protech Environmental. The local operation will assume the Protect Environmental brand in March, completing its integration into one of the largest environmental consulting and construction companies in the United States. The transition marks another milestone in Protect Environmental’s growth strategy to expand its scale and solidify its presence in key markets across the country.

“Joining Protect Environmental has better positioned us to expand our capacity in the Metro Detroit region to continue to provide trusted radon and vapor intrusion solutions for keeping our communities safe from exposure to harmful indoor contaminants,” said Kurt Hudgins, Founder of Protech Environmental and current Director, Operations for Protect Environmental’s Ann Arbor, MI office. “Partnering with Protect Environmental has unlocked the next chapter in our story, and we couldn’t be more excited to be a part of Team Green.”

Having served Ann Arbor and the greater Detroit, MI region since its founding in 1988, Protech Environmental will continue to provide the same expert radon and vapor intrusion services under the Protect Environmental brand.

“Protech Environmental has a rich history of providing expert radon and vapor intrusion services in the communities it serves, making it a key partner in our mission to build and maintain healthy, safe, and sustainable indoor environments across the country,” said Kyle Hoylman, CEO of Protect Environmental. “The level of care for the communities it serves is evident in the many years of providing quality service, and we are excited that our paths have merged under the Protect Environmental brand.”

Those in the Ann Arbor and Metro Detroit region seeking radon or vapor intrusion services can contact the company’s Ann Arbor, MI office by visiting ProtectEnvironmental.com or calling 734-224-9274.

About Protect Environmental

Protect Environmental is a national leader in the environmental consulting and construction industry, focusing on radon and chemical vapor intrusion management. With a proven track record spanning 18 years and more than 200,000 completed projects in all 50 U.S. states and 2 U.S. territories, the company provides expert service from its trusted professionals to provide peace of mind protection to property owners seeking to build and maintain healthy, safe, and sustainable indoor environments. Join our rapidly expanding team, apply today. For more information, call 502-410-5000 or click on https://www.protectenvironmental.com.

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Protect Environmental Announces Milestone in Mission to Build and Maintain Healthy, Safe and Sustainable Communities Across the Metro Salt Lake City Area

Radovent, a Protect Environmental Company, to complete brand transition as part of the company’s plan to expand service area in key national market

Louisville, KY, February 23, 2023 – Today, Louisville-based Protect Environmental announced the upcoming brand transition of its Salt Lake City-based operation, Radovent. The local operation will assume the Protect Environmental brand in March completing its integration into one of the largest environmental consulting and construction companies in the United States. The transition marks another milestone in Protect Environmental’s growth strategy to expand its scale and solidify its presence in key markets across the country.

“Joining Protect Environmental has better positioned us to expand our capacity in Utah to continue to provide trusted radon and vapor intrusion solutions for keeping our communities safe from exposure to harmful indoor contaminants,” said Jeremy Porter, Director, Market Operations for Protect Environmental and former Director, Operations for Radovent. “Partnering with Protect Environmental has unlocked the next chapter in our story, and we couldn’t be more excited to be a part of Team Green.”

Having served Salt Lake City and the greater state of Utah since its founding in 2007, including its expansion to the Chicago, IL market, Radovent will continue to provide the same expert radon and vapor intrusion services now under the Protect Environmental brand.

“Radovent has a history of providing expert radon and vapor intrusion services in the communities it serves, making it a key partner in our mission to build and maintain healthy, safe, and sustainable indoor environments across the country,” said Kyle Hoylman, CEO of Protect Environmental. “The level of care for the communities it serves is evident in the many years of providing quality service, and we are excited that our paths have merged under the Protect Environmental brand.”

Those in the Salt Lake City area and throughout the greater state of Utah in need of radon or vapor intrusion services can contact the Salt Lake City office by visiting ProtectEnvironmental.com or calling (801) 258-9255.

About Protect Environmental

Protect Environmental is a national leader in the environmental consulting and construction industry, focusing on radon and chemical vapor intrusion management. With a proven track record spanning 18 years and more than 200,000 completed projects in all 50 U.S. states and 2 U.S. territories, the company provides expert service from its trusted professionals to provide peace of mind protection to property owners seeking to build and maintain healthy, safe, and sustainable indoor environments. Join our rapidly expanding team, apply today. For more information, call 502-410-5000 or click on https://www.protectenvironmental.com.

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Protect Environmental Releases Inaugural National Radon Risk Index™

Index for leading cause of environmental cancer mortality released to empower communities with vital information to support radon-induced lung cancer prevention efforts

Louisville, KY, January 12, 2023 – In conjunction with the launch earlier this week of its interactive National Radon Risk Search™ tool, Protect Environmental announced today the release of its inaugural National Radon Risk Index™. The index pulls from the company’s comprehensive database of radon test results, which represents more than 2.5 million data points compiled from sources, such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as well as Protect Environmental’s own internal testing data, to rank communities across the United States according to their radon risk. The index, which will be updated and published each January in support of National Radon Action Month, ranks communities using the following data points: (1) highest radon level recorded in a building tested within the community; (2) average radon level of all buildings tested within the community; (3) percentage of buildings tested with a radon level above the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) action level of 4.0 pCi/L within the community; and, (4) highest and lowest percentages of residential buildings characterized for radon risk within the community. The interactive search tool and index are designed to empower communities with vital information to understand the impact of radon in the places where community members live, work, and learn, as well as to assist policymakers with efforts to protect their communities from unsafe exposure to radioactive, cancer-causing radon.

Radon is a naturally occurring colorless, odorless, tasteless, radioactive gas that derives from the breakdown of Uranium. According to the EPA, exposure to the gas is responsible for the deaths of more than 21,000 persons in the United States each year, making it the leading cause of lung cancer among non-smokers, second overall to smoking for all lung cancer incidents. Radon migrates into buildings through preferential pathways, such as gaps, cracks, and crevices in the building foundation, where it can accumulate in unsafe levels. The only way to know if the occupants of a building are at risk is to test the building. If a problem exists, occupant exposure can be mitigated using effective, efficient, and economical construction methods.

The National Radon Risk Index provides the following insights into radon risk within communities across the United States:

  • Highest radon level recorded in a building tested within the community: 7,879.3 pCi/L (Dallas County, TX)
  • Highest average radon level of all buildings tested within the community: 53.8 pCi/L (Hinsdale County, CO)

  • Highest percentage of buildings tested within the community with a radon level above the EPA’s action level of 4.0 pCi/L: 93.8% (Roosevelt County, MT)

  • Highest percentage of residential buildings characterized for radon risk within the community: 10.974% (Johnson County, IA)

  • Lowest percentage of residential buildings characterized for radon risk within the community: 0.003% (Hidalgo County, TX)

The full rankings contained within the index are available on the company’s blog, The Green Scene. To better understand radon risk in communities across the United States, use the Protect Environmental National Radon Risk Search™ tool.

About Protect Environmental

Protect Environmental is a national leader in the environmental consulting and construction industry, focusing on radon and chemical vapor intrusion management. With a proven track record spanning 18 years and more than 200,000 completed projects in all 50 U.S. states and 2 U.S. territories, the company delivers expert service from its trusted professionals to provide peace of mind protection to property owners seeking to build and maintain healthy, safe, and sustainable indoor environments. For more information, call 502-410-5000 or click on https://www.protectenvironmental.com.

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Protect Environmental Launches National Radon Risk Search™ Tool

Interactive search tool provides radon risk information for communities across the United States to assist in the prevention of radon-induced lung cancer

Louisville, KY, January 11, 2023 – In conjunction with the launch of its next generation online presence, Protect Environmental announced today the launch of its National Radon Risk Search™ tool. The interactive search tool pulls from the company’s comprehensive database of radon test results, which represents more than 2.5 million data points compiled from sources such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as well as Protect Environmental’s own internal testing data, to provide the following radon risk information for communities across the United States: (1) highest radon level recorded in a building tested within the community; (2) average radon level of buildings tested within the community; (3) percentage of buildings tested within a community with a radon level above the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) action level of 4.0 pCi/L; and, (4) percentage of residential buildings characterized for radon risk within the community. The interactive search tool is designed to empower communities with vital information to understand the impact of radon in the places where community members live, work, and learn.

Radon is a naturally occurring colorless, odorless, tasteless, radioactive gas that derives from the breakdown of Uranium. According to the EPA, exposure to the gas is responsible for the deaths of more than 21,000 persons in the United States each year, making it the leading cause of lung cancer among non-smokers, second overall to smoking for all lung cancer incidents. Radon migrates into buildings through preferential pathways, such as gaps, cracks, and crevices in the building foundation, where it can accumulate in unsafe levels. The only way to know if the occupants of a building are at risk is to test the building. If a problem exists, occupant exposure can be mitigated using effective, efficient, and economical construction methods.

“Knowing and understanding the risk created by exposure to radon, a radioactive, cancer-causing gas that often accumulates in unsafe levels in the places where we live, work, and learn, is essential to preventing radon- induced lung cancer,” says Kyle Hoylman, CEO of Protect Environmental. “Our interactive search tool makes understanding this risk much easier, which we hope will lead to more communities taking action to prevent this deadly disease.”

About Protect Environmental

Protect Environmental is a national leader in the environmental consulting and construction industry, focusing on radon and chemical vapor intrusion management. With a proven track record spanning 18 years and more than 200,000 completed projects in all 50 U.S. states and 2 U.S. territories, the company delivers expert service from its trusted professionals to provide peace of mind protection to property owners seeking to build and maintain healthy, safe, and sustainable indoor environments. For more information, call 502-410-5000 or click on https://www.protectenvironmental.com.

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Ring in the New Year by Reducing Your Risk of Exposure to Radioactive Cancer-Causing Gas

Radon is the leading cause of lung cancer among nonsmokers, but unsafe exposure is preventable

Louisville, KY, January 5, 2023 – This year more than 21,000 Americans will lose their battle to radon-induced lung cancer – that’s one life lost every 25 minutes. January is designated as National Radon Action Month – a time to focus on protecting our communities and saving lives through preventing radon-induced lung cancer.

Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas that rises from underground as Uranium decays. It can enter buildings through joints or cracks in the foundation, water supply lines, or other entry points. Since you can’t see, smell, or taste it, it can easily go undetected and accumulate at hazardous levels in any home or building. Exposure to radon can be deadly, as inhaling the radioactive particles can cause damage to the lungs. The only way to know your risk of radon exposure is to test the places where you spend time indoors.

“Radon is responsible for about 1 in 5 of all lung cancer cases, but many of these cases can be prevented through proactive attention and increased awareness,” said Kyle Hoylman, CEO of Protect Environmental, a national environmental consulting and construction company focusing on radon and chemical vapor intrusion management. “The EPA recommends mitigation of buildings containing a radon level of 4.0 pCi/L or higher. To add perspective to this number – exposure at the EPA’s action level of 4.0 pCi/L is equivalent to receiving 200 chest x-rays per year or smoking eight cigarettes per day.”

Counter to common belief, radon can be trapped in any home or building in contact with the ground. Radon doesn’t discriminate between homes with or without a basement, new or old homes, residential or commercial buildings – any building runs a risk of having elevated radon levels. Increased levels have been found in every state, according to the U.S. Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ASTDR).

The first step in understanding your radon risk is to test the place where you likely spend the most time indoors – your home. Low-cost test kits are available through our partner, RAdata Analytical Lab. If elevated levels are identified in your home, effective and affordable mitigation options are available through Protect Environmental.

About Protect Environmental

Protect Environmental is a national leader in the environmental consulting and construction industry, focusing on radon and chemical vapor intrusion management. With a proven track record spanning 18 years and more than 200,000 completed projects in all 50 U.S. states and 2 U.S. territories, the company delivers expert service from its trusted professionals to provide peace of mind protection to property owners seeking to build and maintain healthy, safe, and sustainable indoor environments. For more information, call 502-410-5000 or click on https://www.protectenvironmental.com.

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Protect Environmental Announces Brand Transition of Recent Acquisitions in Several Key Markets to Support Strategic Vision and Growth Trajectory

Brand transition announced by company as part of its charge to provide consistent brand identity and user experience across all markets

Louisville, KY, December 21, 2022 – We are growing. Today Protect Environmental announced the upcoming brand transition of its recent acquisitions spanning seven markets: Reliant Radon and Ace Radon (Denver, CO), Elliott & Associates (Chicago, IL), Protech Environmental Services (Ann Arbor, MI), RAdata (Flanders, NJ), Radon Be Gone (Columbus, OH), and Radovent (Salt Lake City, UT and Chicago, IL). Over the next two months, operations in these markets will complete the transition to the Protect Environmental brand, which embodies the mission, vision, and core values of the company. The transition marks another milestone in Protect Environmental’s growth strategy to expand its scale and solidify its presence in key markets across the country.

“The brand transition in these markets will be completed in the coming weeks as part of the launch of our company’s revamped website,” said Kyle Hoylman, Protect Environmental CEO. “This site will provide a consistent brand identity across all of our markets and be a valuable resource to understanding our business – assisting our clients with building and maintaining healthy, safe, and sustainable indoor environments in the places they live, work, and learn.”

About Protect Environmental

Protect Environmental is a national leader in the environmental consulting and construction industry, focusing on radon and chemical vapor intrusion management. With a proven track record spanning 18 years and more than 200,000 completed projects in all 50 U.S. states and 2 U.S. territories, the company provides expert service from its trusted professionals to provide peace of mind protection to property owners seeking to build and maintain healthy, safe, and sustainable indoor environments. For more information, call 502-410-5000 or click on https://www.protectenvironmental.com.

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