Whether you’re in the design stages and need advice on soundproofing or are looking for sound installation testing, we offer a range of acoustic services. As acoustic consultants, we are used to working with a range of clients – from independent builders to national construction firms.
What is Noise Testing?
It’s important that we’re not exposed to harmful levels of noise at home or in the workplace. Excessive noise can cause ringing in the ears, and even contribute to deafness later on in life.
As well as measuring the amount of noise in a work or domestic environment, noise testing can ensure that a building is not emitting harmful levels of noise. An environmental noise impact assessment will determine the level of impact a proposed noise source will have on the existing surroundings and is an important part of the planning applications for commercial and industrial developments.
How We Can Help
Our acoustic consultants can help design, assess and manage sound and vibrations to ensure they comply with the correct regulations. If work is carried out exactly as we specify in our on-site consultation it is very unlikely that you will fail a sound insulation test. However, in the unlikely event of a test failure, we will provide another free consultation to provide a cost-effective solution.
Acoustic Services We Offer
Our acoustic consultants can help minimise the effects of unwanted noise and vibrations – whether it’s in the workplace or in a domestic setting. The acoustic services we offer include:
As a UKAS accredited company, we can help you achieve accordance with recognised British Standards as set out within Building Regulations Approved Document E.
To determine the impact a proposed noise source will have on the existing noise environment, a noise impact assessment must be undertaken.
Premises where a building’s occupiers may be resting, sleeping or studying must comply with the noise sensitive premises assessment BS 8233.
The Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005 aims to protect the hearing of workers by limiting their exposure to 87 decibels.