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Monthly Archives: June 2014

  Sound insulation design can be affected by a number of variables. Perhaps the greatest risk to good design is well meaning builders or developers who ‘tweak’ a design to fit their requirements. The example above was detected during a routine site visit, the problem (if you havent spotted it) is that the builder has… Read more »

  Soundguard Acoustics has been involved with a number of Office, Healthcare and School projects. This project was a new build secondary school that was required to meet all BB93 standards, achieve BREEAM for acoustics and provide a good end of build teaching environment. The architects had designed a naturally ventilated building with high ceilings,… Read more »

Victorian conversions into smaller dwellings, apartments and flats are extremely popular. It makes financial sense for the developer looking to increase the rental footprint of the building or those wishing to split a larger property into smaller units. However, in all situations the converted property will need to meet the Approved Document E sound insulation… Read more »

Wind Turbines have never been far from the headlines and remain a controversial development within most landscapes. ETSU R-97 and published good practice guides exist to present methods of assessing the level of noise impact of turbines and to determine the cause and effect of phenomena such as amplitude modulation noise at nearby noise residential… Read more »

Insta-Mold Custom Hearing Protection

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Insta-Mold is a CE and EN certified ‘instant’ hearing protector. With turnaround times within hours rather than days and an SNR protection of between 21dB and 29dB Insta-Mold is well placed for the UK and EU Industrial markets. Insta-Mold can be manufactured in-house (with appropriate training) or undertaken through site visits. Insta-Mold Custom Hearing Protection… Read more »