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Failed Sound Testing in London?

Failed Sound Testing in London? When a building fails the Part E Sound Test in London it may be down to a problem with the acoustic construction, this may be down […]

Posted on Apr 18, 2016

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BS8233 Noise Surveys in London

BS8233 Noise Surveys in London APT Sound Testing have undertaken undertake many BS8233 Noise Surveys in London to comply with local planning conditions.  We are a professional noise and acoustic consultancy firm […]

Posted on Apr 11, 2016

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SOUND INSULATION TESTING in LONDON

Sound Insulation Testing in London APT Sound Testing have a massive amount of experience when it comes to undertaking  sound insulation testing in London. We have the necessary know how and […]

Posted on Apr 07, 2016

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Acoustic Design Considerations

Acoustic Design Considerations In our experience you need to take into account the acoustic design from the offset of the project, failing to do so usually results in sound test failure; if […]

Posted on Mar 30, 2016

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I Have Passed The Sound Testing So Why Do I Have Squeaking Floors

I Have Passed The Sound Testing So Why Do I Have Squeaking Floors One potential problem with floors is that they can squeak after they have been installed. This is […]

Posted on Mar 15, 2016

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Careful Consideration to the Acoustic Design will help you pass your Sound Test

Careful Consideration to the Acoustic Design will help you pass your Sound Test Careful consideration must be shown to the acoustic design from the start of every conversion project to […]

Posted on Mar 14, 2016

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The Different Types of Sound testing in London

This article explains the different types of Sound testing in London There are two different types of sound testing you need to pass to comply with Building Regulations Part E. […]

Posted on Mar 11, 2016

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Good Acoustic Design for Sound Testing In London

Good Acoustic Design to Help Pass your Sound Testing In London  Careful acoustic design consideration should be used from the offset of the project to ensure your project passes the […]

Posted on Mar 07, 2016

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Defect Diagnosis & Remedial Advice for Sound Testing in London

With over 30 years’ experience in building design, we are able to diagnose the reasons for the sound test failure and recommend a cost-effective solution. Often, the reasons for the […]

Posted on Feb 29, 2016

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How to Achieve a Successful Sound Test in London

Two key areas that need to be addressed when trying to pass your London Sound Test is by improving the floor construction to deal with airborne noise (TV noise, music […]

Posted on Feb 03, 2016

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London Sound Test Failures

Sound testing has been a mandatory requirement since July 2003, and all new build properties and conversions which were built after this date require 10% of each party wall/floor construction […]

Posted on Feb 01, 2016

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Typical Sound Flanking Pathways Identified when Sound Testing In London

During the last decade we have undertaken thousands of sound tests in London, and as such we have built up considerable knowledge of typical sound flanking pathways, here are a few […]

Posted on Jan 28, 2016

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How Onsite Construction Can Affect Sound Test Results in London

In our experience it is never safe to assume because the architect has specified high performance walls, windows and floor/ceiling assemblies that this will definitely pass sound testing in London. There […]

Posted on Jan 28, 2016

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What If My Project Fails the London Sound Test

If your building failed the London Sound Test, it may be down to a problem with the acoustic construction, due to issues such as noise flanking and poor material selection. […]

Posted on Jan 26, 2016

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Sound Testing in London

APT Sound Testing has a massive amount of experience in regards to sound testing in London. We have the necessary onsite experience and qualifications to carry out the required sound […]

Posted on Jan 26, 2016

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Good Tips on How to Pass Your Sound Testing

Good Tips on How to Pass Your Sound Testing We thought we would offer some good tips on how to pass your sound testing at the first attempt. The first […]

Posted on Sep 21, 2015

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How Many Sound Tests Do I Need On My Project

How Many Sound Tests Do I Need On My Project? Our clients often ask ‘how many sound tests do I need on my project’. Part E stipulated that one set […]

Posted on Sep 18, 2015

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Minimising Noise Flanking Transmission to Pass Sound Tests

Minimising Noise Flanking Transmission to Pass Sound Testing One way to reduce the chance of noise flanking transmission/s to pass the sound testing for Part E of Building Regulations is […]

Posted on Sep 16, 2015

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Should I inform my Neighbours of the Sound Testing?

Should I inform my Neighbours of the Sound Testing? Your neighbours will need to be contacted if access is required to their properties to complete the sound testing. Also as […]

Posted on Sep 11, 2015

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The Correct Site Conditions for Sound Testing

 The Correct Site Conditions for Sound Testing  To undertake accurate sound testing, we require the site noise levels to be kept to a minimum. During the sound insulation testing, our […]

Posted on Sep 11, 2015

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What Types of Sound Testing Do I Need

  What Types of Sound Testing Do I Need  Sound Testing needs to be carried out between pairs of rooms separated by party walls or floors. In most cases, the […]

Posted on Sep 09, 2015

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What Happens if I Fail the Sound Test?

If your building failed the London Sound Test, it may be down to a problem with the acoustic construction, due to issues such as noise flanking and poor material selection. […]

Posted on Sep 03, 2015

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The Required Site Conditions for Sound Testing

During the sound insulation testing, our equipment produces high levels of noise; between 100-100dB. However, to record accurate test measurements, relatively quiet conditions are required on site throughout the testing. […]

Posted on Sep 03, 2015

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Our Pathway to Successful Sound Testing

Our Pathway to Successful Sound Testing Sound Insulation Site Audits We can undertake acoustic site audits, to let us view the existing site construction. This allows us to check for […]

Posted on Jun 04, 2015