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Thermal Imaging Surveys to Building Fabrics

Thermal Imaging Surveys to Building Fabrics A thermal imaging survey to building fabrics helps to identify air leakage paths as well as thermal insulation defects, such as missing insulation. Thermal […]

Posted on Sep 15, 2021

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How Much Does a Thermal Imaging Inspection Cost?

How Much Does a Thermal Imaging Inspection Cost? This one of the most common questions we get asked, and its has a simple answer: it depends on numerous factors.  When […]

Posted on Sep 14, 2021

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Why pick APT to undertake your electrical thermal imaging inspection?

Why pick APT to undertake your electrical thermal imaging inspection? All our thermal imaging engineers are trained to level 3, which is the highest level you can achieve as a […]

Posted on Sep 14, 2021

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The Benefits of Electrical Thermal Imaging Inspections

The Benefits of Electrical Thermal Imaging Inspections Thermal imaging inspections can help to prevent fires, explosions or breakdowns on electrical equipment and plant . It can find loose connections, overloaded […]

Posted on Sep 14, 2021

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Thermal Imaging Inspections for Electrical Equipment

Thermal Imaging Inspections for Electrical Equipment Over the last few years facility management companies are seeing the importance of thermal imaging inspections for their predictive maintenance programmes. Thermal imaging is […]

Posted on Sep 14, 2021

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Sound Proofing Metal Party Walls

Sound Proofing Metal Party Walls Metal stud walls are the most common type of interior wall; however they are also extremely popular when it comes to party walls between dwellings.  […]

Posted on Sep 07, 2021

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Sound Proofing Masonry Party Walls 

Sound Proofing Masonry Party Walls  There are many soundproofing solutions for masonry walls; however, it depends on what type masonry has been used for the existing/new wall construction. To try and […]

Posted on Sep 07, 2021

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Sound Proofing Walls to Pass Sound Testing

Sound Proofing Walls to Pass Sound Testing Many developers and builders phone us when they have failed their sound testing. There are many reasons for sound test failure, so we […]

Posted on Sep 07, 2021

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Cost Effective Soundproofing for Walls

Cost Effective Soundproofing for Walls There are many soundproofing solutions for walls; however, not all are cost effective. Have a look at the Gyplyner system below, it’s quite a robust […]

Posted on Sep 06, 2021

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Soundproofing Solution to Reduce Noise Through Walls

Soundproofing Solution to Reduce Noise Through Walls There are many good soundproofing solutions to reduce noise travelling through walls. One of the most common party wall soundproofing solutions would be […]

Posted on Sep 06, 2021

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Soundproofing Walls to Reduce Noise from Neighbours

Soundproofing Walls to Reduce Noise from Neighbours Have you moved into a new house and realised you have noisy neighbours and thought it a good idea to soundproof your party […]

Posted on Sep 06, 2021

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Sound Proofing Floors – 4. Noise damping

Sound Proofing Floors – 4. Noise damping The 4th element of a robust acoustic and sound proofing design is the addition of noise damping within the party floor construction. Good […]

Posted on Jul 23, 2021

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Sound Proofing Floors – 3. Absorption

Sound Proofing Floors – 3. Absorption The 3rd element of robust soundproofing design is the introduction of noise absorption materials within the party floor construction. Your acoustic requirements will usually […]

Posted on Jul 22, 2021

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Sound Proofing Floors – 2. Decoupling  

Sound Proofing Floors – 2. Decoupling   The 2nd element of a robust soundproofing design (or acoustic design) for party floors is the Decoupling of materials. Basically, the term definition […]

Posted on Jul 22, 2021

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Sound Proofing Floors – 1. Adding Mass

Sound Proofing Floors – 1. Adding Mass How do I soundproof my party floor? Well, that’s a very common question, so let’s start with a quick explanation of the main […]

Posted on Jul 21, 2021

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Sound Proofing – Noise damping in Party Walls

Sound Proofing – Noise damping in Party Walls The 4th element of a robust soundproofing design (or acoustic design) is the introduction of noise damping within the party wall construction. […]

Posted on Jul 20, 2021

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Sound Proofing – Absorption in Party Walls

Sound Proofing – Absorption in Party Walls The 3rd element of a robust soundproofing design (or acoustic design) is the introduction of noise absorption materials within the party wall construction. […]

Posted on Jul 19, 2021

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Sound Proofing –Decoupling Party Walls

Sound Proofing –Decoupling Party Walls The 2nd element of a robust soundproofing design (or acoustic design) is the Decoupling of materials. Basically, the term definition of decoupling is to separate […]

Posted on Jul 19, 2021

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Sound Proofing – Adding Mass to Walls

Sound Proofing – Adding Mass to Walls How exactly do soundproof a wall? Well, that’s a very common question. Let’s start with a basic understanding of the main 4 elements […]

Posted on Jul 19, 2021

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Noise Flanking can lead to Precompletion Sound Test Failure

Noise Flanking can lead to Precompletion Sound Test Failure Flanking sound (or flanking noise) is noise that transmits between rooms indirectly, going over or around, rather than directly through the […]

Posted on Jul 12, 2021

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The Performance Standards to Pass Part E Sound Testing

The Performance Standards to Pass Part E Sound Testing Approved Document E stipulates the performance you need to achieve for each type of dwelling when it comes to the precompletion […]

Posted on Jul 08, 2021

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Our Roadmap to a Impartial, Professional Acoustic Design and Testing

Our roadmap to a impartial, professional acoustic design service We have a highly experienced acoustic engineers and technicians providing sound testing, air testing and acoustic consultancy services to thousands  of […]

Posted on Jul 06, 2021

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Sound Insulation Testing and Acoustic Consultancy

Sound Insulation Testing and Acoustic Consultancy APT Sound Testing provides an extensive range of acoustic services from APT Sound Testing Our team of experienced acoustic engineers and technicians can assist […]

Posted on Jul 06, 2021

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Soundproofing Floors and Ceilings

Soundproofing Floors and Ceilings APT provides acoustic testing and consultancy to help architects and developers achieve the minimum requirements of Part E of the Building Regulations for new build and/or […]

Posted on Jun 29, 2021