Categories for Environmental Engineering

Why Having a Radon System in Your Home Is Important

March 22, 2022

What Is Radon? Unable to be seen, smelled or tested, radon is an invisible toxin that can cause serious health issues. Radon is made from the natural radioactive decay of uranium and is found in virtually all rocks, soils and even water. As radon exits the ground into the air, it continues to decay, causing the creation of more radioactive particles that are released into the atmosphere that we breathe. As you breathe in air, radon particles stick to the lining of the airways and can damage your DNA and cause lung cancer. Outside of your home, radon is at such low concentrations... View Article

Keeping Colorado Pristine: The Value of Environmental Engineering

August 3, 2020

An environmental engineer makes modern life possible. Without the fundamentals of environmental engineering in Hudson, CO, it is likely we would face more pollution and numerous health risks. That’s why it’s no exaggeration when we claim environmental engineers keep Colorado (and the whole planet) pristine. Here are four contributions offered by environmental engineers: Waste management: Consumer societies like ours produce waste. Broken electronics, food packaging and white goods all fill up landfills and take up space as solid waste. While recycling habits are better than in years past, it does not quite make up for the material facing disposal. However,... View Article

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