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Acoustic Design and Sound Testing in London

Acoustic Design and Sound Testing in London APT Sound Testing has been helping our clients with acoustic design on their projects for almost 15 years and sound insulation testing for […]

Posted on Aug 10, 2020

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PRECOMPLETION SOUND TESTING IN LONDON

PRECOMPLETION SOUND TESTING IN LONDON APT Sound Testing has been undertaking sound insulation testing in London for almost two decades, so we have a massive amount of experience in dealing […]

Posted on Aug 10, 2020

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What Types of Sound Testing are required for Approved Document E?

What Types of Sound Testing are required for Approved Document E? Sound insulation testing must be carried out on new build and conversion dwellings. The dwellings will either require Airborne and/or […]

Posted on Jul 16, 2020

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Upgrading Existing Party Floors to Pass Sound Testing

Upgrading Existing Party Floors to Pass Sound Testing APT sound testing has undertaken many thousands of sound tests on conversion projects and in our experience a high percentage of projects […]

Posted on Jul 15, 2020

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Whats the Difference Between Airborne and Impact Sound Insulation?

Whats the Difference Between Airborne and Impact Sound Insulation?  As we have explained, Sound insulation testing must be carried out on new build dwellings as well as on converted dwellings. […]

Posted on Jul 08, 2020

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What Sound Insulation Levels do i need to achieve pass my sound testing?

What Sound Insulation Levels do i need to achieve pass my sound testing? Sound insulation testing or precompletion sound testing must be carried out on new build dwellings as well […]

Posted on Jul 08, 2020

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Identifying Building Defects using Thermographic Building Surveys

Identifying Building Defects using Thermographic Building Surveys Thermography measures surface temperatures of buildings by using infrared cameras. These instruments see light that is in the heat spectrum. Images on the […]

Posted on Jun 22, 2020

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The importance of thermal imaging on Commercial Buildings

The importance of thermal imaging on Commercial Buildings Thermal imaging inspections are the best way to assess continuity of insulation once the building fabric is complete on commercial buildings. It […]

Posted on Jun 15, 2020

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Thermal Imaging Inspections and Air Tightness Testing a Powerful Combination

Thermal Imaging Inspections and Air Tightness Testing a Powerful Combination The importance of thermographic inspections and air tightness testing cannot be understated when investigating the integrity of your commercial building […]

Posted on Jun 15, 2020

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Thermographic Building Inspections in London

Thermographic Building Inspections in London APT has undertaken hundreds of thermal imaging surveys in London and the South East. Lots of clients are requesting thermal inspections as it’s a fast […]

Posted on May 21, 2020

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Detecting Defects in Building Envelopes Using Thermal Imaging Surveys

Detecting Defects in Building Envelopes Using Thermal Imaging Surveys A thermographic building inspection can be carried out to both the exterior and interior of buildings. The energy assessor usually decides […]

Posted on May 20, 2020

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Thermographic Building Surveys to Identify Building Faults

Thermographic Building Surveys to Identify Building Faults In our experience Building Thermographic Inspections is one of the quickest and most accurate means to identify faults within a building envelope or […]

Posted on May 14, 2020

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What is a Thermographic Building Inspection?

What is a Thermographic Building Inspection? Thermographic building inspection refers to the non-destructive testing of parts, materials or systems through the imaging of the thermal patterns at the object’s surface. Infrared thermography  is […]

Posted on May 14, 2020

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The Benefits of Thermographic Building Inspections

The Benefits of Thermographic Building Inspections When used as part of preventative diagnostics, thermal building inspections can be used to detect energy losses in both commercial and industrial buildings as […]

Posted on May 01, 2020

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Infrared Thermography to Building Envelopes

Infrared Thermography to Building Envelopes Infrared thermography is diagnostic surveys that can be undertaken on building envelopes. APT Sound Testing has been using thermography successfully to examine electrical systems and […]

Posted on May 01, 2020

Thermal Imaging and Air Tightness Testing for Building Fault Diagnosis

When air tightness testing and thermal imaging survey inspections are used together they make a powerful combination for building fault diagnosis. Small cracks and crevices can cause internal draft in […]

Posted on Apr 29, 2020

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Detection of Air Leaks Using Thermal Imaging and Air Tightness Testing

Air leaks through building envelopes lead to higher energy consumption and often places extra strain on the heating and ventilation systems. Air leaks can also lead to condensation which can […]

Posted on Apr 29, 2020

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Why use thermal imaging on buildings?

Why use thermal imaging on buildings? Thermal imaging cameras for building applications are powerful and non-invasive tools for monitoring and diagnosing the condition of buildings and the associated building elements […]

Posted on Apr 27, 2020

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What is a Thermal Imaging Camera?

Here at APT Sound Testing we use the latest FLIR Thermal Cameras for all our thermographic inspection surveys; however, most people are not aware of the complexity of thermal imaging […]

Posted on Apr 27, 2020

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Thermal Imaging Services for Commercial Buildings

Thermal Imaging Services for Commercial Buildings Thermal imaging is carried out to commercial buildings to identify the causes of cold areas within whole buildings. Our highly trained professional surveyors will […]

Posted on Apr 22, 2020

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Thermal Imaging London Deal

Thermal Imaging London Deal If you require a thermal imaging survey carried out in London we are currently offering a 10 % Discount, please Contact us and quote “London Thermal […]

Posted on Apr 20, 2020

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What is a Thermographic Survey Inspection?

What is a Thermographic Survey Inspection? Thermographic survey inspections – which are also known as thermography surveys, can help to determine the thermal performance of a building. It creates a […]

Posted on Apr 14, 2020

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How much does a Thermal Imaging Survey cost?

How much does a Thermal Imaging Survey cost? This is one of our most common questions, with a very easy answer: it depends on various factors! How much a thermal […]

Posted on Apr 09, 2020

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10 Reasons for Carrying Out Thermal Imaging Inspections on Buildings

10 Reasons for Carrying Out Thermal Imaging Inspections on Buildings When Thermal Imaging Surveys are carried out on buildings, they are one of the most effective ways to monitor sustainability […]

Posted on Apr 09, 2020