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Explanation of Acoustic and Sound Insulation Testing Terms

In the field of acoustics and sound insulation testing, there are a large number of terms and abbreviations can be quite hard to follow. To try and make this easier […]

Posted on May 20, 2022

A Site Visit to Carry Out BREEAM Indoor Air Quality Testing

In this air quality article, we look at a recent visit to carry an indoor air quality assessment for BREEAM. The overall objectives of the air quality assessment were to […]

Posted on Mar 31, 2022

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Air Quality Testing for VOC (Volatile Organic Compounds)

We often undertake Indoor VOC testing for BREEAM; however, what does the term VOC stand for? VOC means “volatile organic compounds.” These gases are released from numerous products and building […]

Posted on Mar 31, 2022

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Indoor Air Quality Testing for Extra BREEAM Credits

BREEAM provides extra credits through improving indoor air quality. There are five credits available in this section, sitting within the Health and Wellbeing category. This is split into two areas: […]

Posted on Mar 29, 2022

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Air Tightness Testing Checklist for Commercial Buildings

Before our engineers arrive on site to undertake the commercial air tightness test, please ensure you have sent us the design air permeability figure and been through the checklist below, […]

Posted on Mar 24, 2022

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Air Tightness Testing Checklist for Residential Dwellings

Before our engineers arrive on site to undertake the air tightness test, please ensure you have sent us the design air permeability figure and been through the checklist below, this […]

Posted on Mar 24, 2022

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Smoke Leakage Surveys to Pass Air Tightness Testing

Smoke Leakage Surveys to Pass Air Tightness Testing This article explains the use of combined air tightness testing and smoke surveys to identify air leakage paths in houses and commercial […]

Posted on Mar 22, 2022

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Have you failed your Air Tightness Test?

Have you failed your Air Tightness Test? On previous projects were our clients buildings have failed the air tightness test,  we have used combined air tightness testing and smoke surveys […]

Posted on Mar 16, 2022

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Is Air Tightness Testing Mandatory on all new Buildings

Is Air Tightness Testing Mandatory on all new Buildings From June 2022 all new dwellings and commercial buildings will need air tightness tests. Gone are the days when many (not […]

Posted on Mar 14, 2022

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Our Air Tightness Testing Procedure

Our Air Tightness Testing Procedure Client’s often ask how we undertake the onsite air tightness testing. The air tightness test is undertaken in-line with Part L and the ATTMA standard. […]

Posted on Mar 14, 2022

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What is Air Tightness Testing or Blower Door Testing?

What is Air Tightness Testing or Blower Door Testing?   An airtightness test is a whole building test that measures how easy it is for air to leak through a building […]

Posted on Mar 14, 2022

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Sound Testing and Acoustic Design for Lease Conditions 

Sound Testing and Acoustic Design for Lease Conditions  Are you changing from carpet to hard floor finishes in you apartment? If you are changing a carpet floor finish to wooden […]

Posted on Jan 25, 2022

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Improving Sound Insulation in Party Floors

Improving Sound Insulation in Party Floors Customers often ask us how they can improve the sound insulation performance of their party floors. We have undertaken hundreds of acoustic design reviews […]

Posted on Jan 21, 2022

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Improving Party Wall Soundproofing to Pass Sound Testing

Improving Party Wall Soundproofing to Pass Sound Testing We often get asked by our clients how they can improve the party wall sound proofing (or sound insulation) to pass party […]

Posted on Jan 19, 2022

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Sound Proofing – Adding Resilience to Walls

Sound Proofing – Adding Resilience to Walls To ensure you provide the best sound proofing solution possible, you need to incorporate a layer of resilience to anything you add to […]

Posted on Jan 19, 2022

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What Types of Sound Insulation Testing is Needed on Flats?

What Types of Sound Insulation Testing is Needed on Flats? There are two types of sound tests that are required for flats to comply with Approved Document E; they are: […]

Posted on Jan 10, 2022

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IMPROVING SOUND INSULATION IN DWELLINGS

Improving Sound Insulation in Dwellings In many cases residents often hear noises such as raised voices, laughter, or loud music. If you have adequate sound insulation you should not normally be able […]

Posted on Jan 06, 2022

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The Optimal Weather Conditions for Thermal Imaging Surveys

The Optimal Weather Conditions for Thermal Imaging Surveys There are a few things to consider when undertaking a thermal imaging survey. One of the most important items is that there […]

Posted on Nov 11, 2021

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How Much Does an Electrical Thermal Imaging Survey Cost?

How Much Does an Electrical Infrared Inspection Cost? This is a very common question; however, its not always simple to answer as depends on numerous factors.  When we sit down […]

Posted on Nov 10, 2021

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What Types of Electrical Equipment Require Thermal Imaging Inspections?

What Types of Electrical Equipment Require Thermal Imaging Inspections? Electrical thermal Imaging inspections, makes it possible to identify electrical defects such as loose connections and over loaded circuits (one of […]

Posted on Nov 09, 2021

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Electrical Thermal Imaging Services

Electrical Thermal Imaging Services Are you looking for an experienced electrical thermal imaging to undertake your infrared thermographic inspections on your critical assets? requirements? APT provide a professional service to all […]

Posted on Nov 09, 2021

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Electrical Thermographic Surveys in London 

Electrical Thermographic Surveys in London  Are you looking for an experienced electrical thermal imaging to undertake your infrared thermographic inspections on your critical assets? requirements? APT provide a professional service […]

Posted on Nov 04, 2021

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Roadmap to a Successful Thermal Imaging Inspection

Roadmap to a Successful Thermal Imaging Inspection Why choose us to undertake your thermal imaging survey? We have many years’ experience in all aspects of engineering, construction, maintenance, management, and […]

Posted on Oct 07, 2021

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Air Leakage Paths Found During Thermal Imaging Surveys

Air Leakage Paths Found During Thermal Imaging Surveys Air infiltration can be a huge problem in new build and existing buildings. Excess draughts can lead result in an unpleasant environment […]

Posted on Oct 04, 2021