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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

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Room Integrity Test Failure due to Leaky Enclosures

Room Integrity Test Failure due to Leaky Enclosures In many instances, protected enclosures such as server rooms and data centers may fail the room integrity test due to a leaky […]

Posted on Jun 21, 2021

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Room Integrity Testing to Protected Enclosures

Room Integrity Testing to Protected Enclosures Room integrity testing to protected rooms is one of the most important validation tests you can undertake to any fire suppression system. If a […]

Posted on Jun 21, 2021

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Room Integrity Testing Frequently Asked Questions

Room Integrity Testing Frequently Asked Questions Server rooms and data centers that have gaseous fire extinguishing systems are required to be tested on an annual basis; however, not all clients […]

Posted on Jun 18, 2021

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Room Integrity Testing on Server Rooms and Data Centers

Room Integrity Testing on Server Rooms and Data Centers Room integrity testing is required for a wide variety of types of rooms using many different types of fire suppression systems, […]

Posted on May 27, 2021

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Room Integrity Test Failures due to Leaky Enclosures

Room Integrity Test Failures due to Leaky Enclosures In our experience the majority of room integrity test failures are caused by the lack of enclosure integrity, and/or the ability of […]

Posted on May 26, 2021

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Designing Party Floors to pass Sound Insulation Testing

Designing Party Floors to pass Sound Insulation Testing This article focuses on the basics of good acoustic design for improving the soundproofing in party floors in dwellings, to achieve compliance […]

Posted on Mar 03, 2021

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Designing Party Walls to pass Sound Insulation Testing

Designing Party Walls to pass Sound Insulation Testing This article focuses on the basics of good acoustic design for improving the soundproofing in party walls in dwellings, to pass the […]

Posted on Mar 02, 2021

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Using Thermal Imaging Surveys to Achieve Extra BREEAM Credits

Using Thermal Imaging Surveys to Achieve Extra BREEAM Credits It is easier than you think to gain extra BREEAM points on your project by utilising thermal imaging surveys. Under the […]

Posted on Feb 24, 2021

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Thermographic Inspections for BREEAM Compliance

Thermographic Inspections for BREEAM Compliance APT undertakes BREEAM thermal imaging surveys specifically tailored to meet the requirements of BREEAM. The thermography surveys can contribute towards extra credits for overall BREEAM certification […]

Posted on Feb 18, 2021

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BREEAM Thermographic Inspection Services

BREEAM Thermographic Inspection Services APT undertakes BREEAM thermal imaging surveys specifically tailored to meet the requirements of BREEAM. The thermography surveys can contribute towards extra credits for overall BREEAM certification and […]

Posted on Feb 18, 2021

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BS8233 Noise Surveys for New Developments

BS 8233 Noise Surveys for NEW Developments  British Standard 8233 is guidance on sound insulation and noise reduction for new developments. BS8233 provides information and guidance on the design of […]

Posted on Feb 16, 2021

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Need help with your BS8233 Noise Assessment?

Need help with your BS8233 Noise Assessment? A BS8233 noise report is usually  requested at the pre-application stage of planning permission, if the Local Authority considers noise to be a […]

Posted on Feb 16, 2021

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Why pick APT to undertake your thermal imaging survey?

Why pick APT to undertake your thermal imaging survey? All our thermography engineers hold level 3 certification, which is the highest level you can achieve as a thermographic engineer. We […]

Posted on Feb 10, 2021

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Why Carry Out a Thermal Imaging Survey?

Why Carry Out a Thermal Imaging Survey? At APT we understand that every customer has different reasons for commissioning a thermographic survey, whether it is for their home, or commercial […]

Posted on Feb 09, 2021

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Thermal Imaging Surveys in Houses to Reduce Heat Loss.

Thermal Imaging Surveys in Houses to Reduce Heat Loss. Our thermal imaging surveys can provide extremely useful information about the thermal performance of your property. We arrange thermal imaging survey […]

Posted on Feb 09, 2021

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BREEAM Thermal Imaging Surveys for BREEAM Credits

BREEAM Thermal Surveys for BREEAM Credits  Undertaking a BREEAM thermal imaging survey is one of the easiest and most cost effective ways to generate BREEAM credits. Thermographic surveys are now […]

Posted on Feb 08, 2021

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How Does a Infrared Thermal Inspection Work?

How Does a Infrared Thermal Inspection Work? This is a question we often get asked by customers. Basically, thermography measures surface temperatures of buildings by using infrared cameras. These instruments […]

Posted on Feb 08, 2021

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How do we carry out a thermal survey on commercial buildings?

How do we carry out a thermal survey on commercial buildings? We will try and book in a convenient time to visit your commercial building, naturally this will depend on […]

Posted on Jan 27, 2021