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What is Approved Doc E?

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Approved Document E – ‘Resistance to the passage of sound’ came into force on July 1st 2003 and provides minimum sound insulation Building Regulation requirement for newly built and converted residential dwellings as well as the Code for Sustainable Homes. Properties include houses, flats, student residences, care homes, hotels and schools. Approved Document E of… Read more »

Soundguard Acoustics Ltd has been an independent acoustic consultancy since 2008. The company, based in the South West, holds Full Member status with the Association of Noise Consultants (ANC) as well as being an accredited test body for Building Control sound insulation testing. All acoustic consultants are Members of the Institiute of Acoustics (IoA) and… Read more »

What is Sound Insulation Testing?

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Sound insulation testing is the assessment of the sound insulation performance of party walls and party floors between different dwellings. Sound insulation testing is required once the property is nearing final completion and determines if the minimum Building Regulation standard for sound insulation has been met. Developers are responsible for arranging testing to demonstrate compliance… Read more »

It has long been considered that Custom Hearing Protection attracts a customised price tag! InstaMold is changing this fact and for the first time in the UK and Ireland direct moulded custom hearing protection that meet CE can be supplied within hours and at a fraction of the cost of lab-moulded products. The versatility of… Read more »

The Control of Noise at Work Regulations, 2005 requires that employers must assess the level of noise exposure of their employees and respond accordingly. General noise levels within a factory will vary between areas and processes. Although noise levels may be high in some areas it may be that few employees are actually exposed to… Read more »

Acoustics & floor insulation design

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Sound insulation of floors between flats are a common concern for developers. With a multitude of products on offer within the market place understanding the effects of each material upon the impact insulation and airborne insulation can catch out the unwary developer. This can lead to expensive retro-fit products following a set of sound testing… Read more »

Approved Doc E Sound Testing

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Approved Document E – ‘Resistance to the passage of sound’ came into force on July 1st 2003 and provides minimum sound insulation Building Regulation requirement for newly built and converted residential dwellings as well as the Code for Sustainable Homes. Properties include houses, flats, student residences, care homes, hotels and schools. Approved Document E of… Read more »

Ssshhh – Soundguard New Website Launch

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Devon based Acoustic consultancy, Soundguard Acoustics Ltd, has launched a new website. The new site show cases the work undertaken by the consultancy as well as an extensive client list and portfolio of work undertaken. Share this article

Soundguard Acoustics launches new website

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Soundguard Acoustics Ltd was launched in 2008. Since this time our range of services has increased and our new website, launched in August 2013, reflects these changes. Our experience within new areas such as wind turbine assessment and festival management now deserve their own pages and the useful addition of free downloads and a wide… Read more »