Basement Whodunit

July/August 2015
A version of this article appears in the July/August 2015 issue of Home Energy Magazine.
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June 19, 2015
Hello, Home Energy readers. You may remember my story from a previous issue (“Adventures in Radon and Moisture Mitigation,” HE July/Aug ’14, p. 20). I’m the architect-turned-academic who introduced deadly radon gas into my home through holes in the slab meant to keep groundwater from making its way onto the floor of my basement-turned-Scandinavian-loft. When an editor asked me if I would contribute another story—when most of my work is institutional, not residential—I thought I might not have anything any time soon. Boy, was I wrong.

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