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As I continue my journey through the epic fantasy that is George R R Martin’s Game of Thrones series it has become increasingly aware that the descriptors of sound within the scene setting used within his world, that extends from the Summer Isles to the frozen wastes beyond the wall, provides a rich backdrop to what is already a… Read more »

Approved Document E sound testing is carried out when the property is fully finished. The aim of on site sound tests is to determine if a ‘reasonable’ resistance to the passage of sound has been achieved by the construction method and whether the installation has met the minimum requirements of the standard (or not). In… Read more »

Pilton School building up for award

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  Soundguard Acoustics were the appointed acoustic consultants for the new mathematics building at Pilton Community College. Soundguard Acoustics were contracted to provide noise impact assessments, internal Building Acoustic design criteria for education spaces and also complete sound insulation design and testing for the 10 classrooms, offices, circulation spaces and M&E plant. Rob Shaddick of… Read more »

Workplace Noise Risk Assessments

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  Soundguard Acoustics Ltd has completed a few Workplace Noise Risk Assessments this week. One was a repeat assessment of a farming machinery manufacturer in Truro, Cornwall and the other was a welding and fabrications company in Bideford, Devon. Both companies required advice in regards their noise levels, their employee exposure levels to noise and… Read more »

Soundguard Acoustics received the following response in regards one of our Environmental Noise impact reports recently for a PV Solar Farm scheme in Sussex. ‘Very good report, clear and unbiased, more thorough and easy to follow than many I receive’ Local Authority, Sussex   Share this article

  Soundguard Acoustics Ltd has been covering much of the South West this week. We completed an Approved Doc E Sound Test at a former police station in Bodmin, Cornwall that has been converted to 5 apartments. Soundguard Acoustics has been involved with the project since initial conceptual design, assisting the developers and architects on internal… Read more »

The Impact of Acoustics

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The recent period of settled weather has certainly been helpful in catching up with the environmental noise assessments for new housing development and we have had the sound level meters out working hard on several sites across the South West. We have completed a BS8233:2014 environmental noise impact assessment for a new development site of… Read more »

The International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO) ‘Code of Noise Level on board Ships’ came into force on the 1st July 2014. The purpose of The Code is to prevent hazardous noise levels on board ships and promote an acceptable living environment for seafarers. Soundguard Acoustics Ltd works worldwide with ship owners, shipyards and surveyors in conducting… Read more »

Approved Doc E Sound Testing in Somerset

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Sound Testing is an essential requirement at the completion of any new build or conversion project. Soundguard Acoustics Ltd is based in Bideford, Devon and is approved under the Association of Noise Consultants (ANC) registration scheme for carrying out Approved Doc E sound insulation testing for building control so that you can be sure that… Read more »